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from Manchester to Stansted

You can get from Manchester to Stansted by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Stansted on Nov 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:45AMManchester Airport1h15 11:00AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$1091One-way
Cheapest
09:00AMManchester, Coach Station7h52 04:52PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$461One-way
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08:00AMManchester, Coach Station6h22 02:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$491One-way
12:00PMManchester, Coach Station6h22 06:22PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$521One-way
04:00PMManchester, Coach Station5h45 09:45PMLondon, Stansted Airport
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$561One-way

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Sat
Nov 27
$109Avanti West Coast
$42National Express
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Sun
Nov 28
$109Avanti West Coast
$46National Express
$98British Airways
Mon
Nov 29
$108Avanti West Coast
$39National Express
$182British Airways
Tue
Nov 30
$88Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$356British Airways
Wed
Dec 1
$94Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$161British Airways
Thu
Dec 2
$108Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$131British Airways
Fri
Dec 3
$88Avanti West Coast
$35National Express
$91British Airways
Sat
Dec 4
$79Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$96British Airways
Sun
Dec 5
$117Cross Country
$34National Express
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Mon
Dec 6
$88Avanti West Coast
$33National Express
$79British Airways
Tue
Dec 7
$78Avanti West Coast
$33National Express
$84British Airways
Wed
Dec 8
$86Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$111British Airways
Thu
Dec 9
$110Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
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Fri
Dec 10
$92Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
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Sat
Dec 11
$84Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
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Sun
Dec 12
$79Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$84British Airways
Mon
Dec 13
$79Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$89British Airways
Tue
Dec 14
$80Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$101British Airways
Wed
Dec 15
$84Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$113British Airways
Thu
Dec 16
$84Avanti West Coast
$34National Express
$129British Airways
Fri
Dec 17
$84Avanti West Coast
$42National Express
$96British Airways

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester to Stansted
Travel to Stansted 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 Manchester to Stansted.
FAQs
How do I travel from Manchester to Stansted?

There are 3 travel options from Manchester to Stansted: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Manchester to Stansted?

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Stansted is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $34 (€28) compared to other travel options to Stansted:

Taking a bus is usually $443 (€365) less than taking a flight to Stansted, which costs on average $476 (€393) for the same trip.

A bus is $84 (€69) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Manchester to Stansted costing on average $118 (€97).

What is the fastest way to get from Manchester to Stansted?

The quickest way to travel between Manchester and Stansted is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Stansted by train can take on average 3 h 32 min.

What is the distance from Manchester to Stansted?

You should expect to travel around 149 miles (240 km) between Manchester and Stansted.

How many services a day are there from Manchester to Stansted?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Stansted is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Stansted from Manchester as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and in Stansted?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Manchester to Stansted:

  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Manchester to Stansted depart from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Stansted, London Stansted Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stansted Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to Stansted?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Stansted:

  • You can travel between Manchester and Stansted by flight with British Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $476 (€393) with British Airways from Manchester to Stansted.
  • You can travel by bus from Manchester to Stansted with National Express, and you can find National Express Manchester to Stansted tickets for $34 (€28) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Stansted from Manchester with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Manchester to Stansted tickets for $118 (€97) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Manchester to Stansted?
Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Stansted often also extend their vacation to go to London, Peterborough or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Stansted and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book Manchester to Stansted tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Manchester to Stansted, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost $476 (€393) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $34 (€28) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $118 (€97) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to Stansted online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.