COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
Oct 23
$31Greater Anglia
$17National Express
Sun
Oct 24
$31Greater Anglia
$15National Express
Mon
Oct 25
$31Greater Anglia
$15National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$31Greater Anglia
$15National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$31Greater Anglia
$15Airport Bus Express Ltd
Thu
Oct 28
$31Greater Anglia
$15Airport Bus Express Ltd
Fri
Oct 29
$31Greater Anglia
$15National Express
Sat
Oct 30
Find prices
$15National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$31Greater Anglia
$15Airport Bus Express Ltd
Mon
Nov 1
$31Greater Anglia
$8National Express
Tue
Nov 2
$31Greater Anglia
$15Airport Bus Express Ltd
Wed
Nov 3
$31Greater Anglia
$9National Express
Thu
Nov 4
$31Greater Anglia
$15Airport Bus Express Ltd
Fri
Nov 5
$31Greater Anglia
$8National Express
Sat
Nov 6
$31Greater Anglia
$14Megabus
Sun
Nov 7
$31Greater Anglia
$8National Express
Mon
Nov 8
$31Greater Anglia
$13Airport Bus Express Ltd
Tue
Nov 9
$31Greater Anglia
$14Megabus
Wed
Nov 10
$31Greater Anglia
$9National Express
Fri
Nov 12
$31Greater Anglia
$8National Express

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa

Train Information from Stansted to London

distanceDistance30 miles (48 km)
durationAverage train duration49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreater Anglia

Trains from Stansted to London cover the 30 miles (48 km) long route taking on average 49 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $31 (€25), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Stansted to London

Stansted sits about 40 miles (64 km) north of the city of London and it is home to the London Stansted Airport where passengers are able to get trains from Stansted to London. The trains run regularly seven days a week and all rides offered are under an hour. Upon arriving in London, you will find no shortage of activities; start with a museum, like the Victoria and Albert or, if contemporary art is more you style, the Tate Modern on the south side of the Thames.

   

Which train companies travel from Stansted to London?

For a direct service that operates regularly into the city of London from Stansted, passengers can grab a ride with the Greater Anglia train company, which offers inter-city trains that depart from early in the morning and continue service late into the night. The Greater Anglia trains from Stansted to London also operate the Stansted Express within the train company. All trains will depart from the London Stansted Airport and arrive at the very busy London Liverpool Station, getting passengers into London within an hour.

 

Greater Anglia trains from Stansted to London

Trains operated by Greater Anglia, including the Stansted Express, depart from London Stansted Airport, one of the airports that serve the Greater London area. The train schedule offers frequent journeys during the week and at the weekends, running roughly every 15 or 30 minutes. The first trains depart Stansted around 6:00 a.m. and the final train departs just before midnight. Passenger can expect the trip to take around 46 minutes to just under an hour. The ticket policy for Greater Anglia trains gives passengers two days to use their purchased ticket; for a fee, passengers may get a refund or an exchange of any unused tickets within 28 days of the original travel date. The direct and non-stop services provided by Greater Anglia do not offer various train types, as the train schedule serves mainly shuttle individuals between the two major transportation hubs.

 

Train Stansted to London: Services on board

When you catch one of the many trains from Stansted to London that are operated by the Greater Anglia rail service, you’ll benefit from customer-focused services to keep you comfortable along the journey, including plugs and USB sockets to help you keep devices charged, as well as air conditioning, passenger information screens that are clear, and free Wi-Fi to help you keep up-to-date with work, news and social media. Passengers will also find that the trains have bathroom facilities on board. For passengers who have mobility concerns, the trains have lower platforms, which are designed to improve the ability of riders to board and exit the train. The carriages also have designated seats for individuals with wheelchairs. Additionally, service pets are welcome on board. All passengers are also allowed to bring along up to two small domestic animals, free of charge. For each additional animal, there is a fee. As for baggage: because the trains operate between two very busy transportation centers, the train company’s travel policy is designed to provide very generous space to passengers for their luggage—including larger items like sports equipment, oversized suitcases and folded bicycles. Unfortunately, bicycles that do not fold cannot be accommodated.

 

Stansted to London Train Time: Daily Departures

The Greater Anglia rail services that are offered from Stansted to London run on a consistent and frequent timetable, providing passengers with several options throughout the week, weekend and even on holidays. For those looking to schedule a ride early in the morning, train services begin around 6:00 a.m. and continue to operate every 15 or 30 minutes. The last train departs just before midnight. If you’re planning for an upcoming trip, consult the Omio website for specific train times.

 

How long is the journey by train from Stansted to London?

The Greater Anglia trains that operate between Stansted and London run a direct and non-stop service, making the length of the journey quick. Passengers can expect ride durations between 46 and 59 minutes. During peak hours, and throughout the day, the train journeys operate a bit more quickly. The off peak, late night routes take slightly longer.

 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Stansted to London?

Departure train station: The departure train station in Stansted is in London Stansted Airport. To get there from the city center, travelers can grab a taxi or public bus—taxis take approximately 7 minutes to travel the 3 miles (5 km). There are several facilities available to travelers at the station, including step-free access, public Wi-Fi, vending machines, a café and newsagent.

Arrival train station: The arrival train station in London is Liverpool Street Station, which is a little over 2.5 miles (4 km) from central London. At the station, there are shops, cafés restaurants and access to transportation, giving travelers heading to the city center a few options: 13 minutes via taxi; 21 minutes via London Underground; 22 minutes via bus.

 

How to find cheap train tickets from Alicante to Madrid?

Travelers who are looking to purchase cheap train tickets from Stansted to London will be happy to discover that the costs for tickets on the Greater Anglia trains are reasonably priced. However, there are still many ways that passengers can affect the cost of their tickets, including through discounts. Adults traveling with children benefit from discounted rates for minors and from free travel for children who are aged four and younger. Passengers who are looking to get a low cost for their ticket can also benefit if they hold a UK Railcard, as these discount cards offer ways for individuals to secure cheap train tickets, whether from being in a specific age bracket, or for a disability, for military service, for visual impairment, or a number of other qualifications. Upon booking, passengers will notice that prices are consistent throughout the day—tickets do not fluctuate in cost between peak and off peak hours, nor do they change based on how far in advance the ticket is booked.

Travel Tips

Trains from Stansted to London
Travel by train to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Stansted to London.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Stansted to London?
Train tickets to London from Stansted for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $31 (€25)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to London from Stansted?
The train price to London from Stansted is on average $31 (€25)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Stansted to London by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Stansted and London by train to be approximately 30 miles (48 km).
How long is the train from Stansted to London?
On average the Stansted to London train travel time is 49 min  for the 30 miles (48 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Stansted goes to London? What train station do I come into London from Stansted?

When departing from Stansted, you have various train station options to start your route from including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet. When arriving in London, you can end your trip in train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers book a train from Stansted Airport   to London Victoria   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Stansted to go to London? Where is the train station in London located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Stansted Airport and travel around 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in London.

What train companies go from Stansted to London?
For the trip from Stansted to London you can take a train with Greater Anglia. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Stansted and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct train from Stansted to London?
Yes, there are 50 direct trains per day from Stansted to London with Greater Anglia, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
How many trains are there to London from Stansted a day?
On average, there are 50 trains a day from Stansted to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Stansted to London? What time is the last train from Stansted to London?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Stansted at 7: 12 AM. The last train leaves from Stansted at 10: 15 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Stansted to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Stansted to London train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from Stansted to London is on average $31 (€25) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Stansted and London available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted
London
Stansted Airport is the most popular Stansted railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Stansted for your trip to London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A