London Stansted Airport
Bassingbourn Road, Essex CM24 1QW, United Kingdom
IATA airport code: STN
Also known as Stansted Airport.
Where is London Stansted Airport?
London Stansted Airport is located northeast of London, not far from the M11 motorway. If approaching from the direction of London, use Junction 8a. If approaching from the direction of Cambridge, use Junction 8. After taking the exit, just follow the signs for the airport. London Stansted Airport is together with Dublin Airport the main base for budget airline Ryanair. The airport consists of one large terminal without gates and three satellite terminals with gates; the Stansted Airport Transit System (monorail) connects these sites.
What is the distance from London Stansted Airport to the centre of London?
From the airport it takes about an hour to reach the centre of London, assuming it is not too busy on the roads in and around London. The distance is 39 miles (63 kilometres).
Which airlines fly to and from London Stansted Airport?
- British Airways
- Thomson Airways
How to get from London Stansted Airport to London?
Train transportation – Stansted Express (London – Tottenham Hale and Liverpool Street)
The Stansted Express is the fastest and most expensive travel option out there, the train takes 47 minutes to get to and from Liverpool Street Station. This train and metro station is located in London’s city centre. If you have to be in the northern part of London, it is better to get off at Tottenham Hale Station, the journey time is 36 minutes. Here you can change trains to Stratford, among other places. The stations Liverpool Street and Tottenham Hale are connected to the London Underground network. The Stansted Express runs every 15 minutes between London Stansted Airport and the city. Below are the prices for a ticket (Standard Class) to and from Liverpool Street Station, a train ride to and from Tottenham Hale Station is slightly cheaper. A return ticket is valid for 30 days and children up to 4 years can travel free of charge. It is wiser to buy tickets online through the website of Stansted Express, fares are low if booked well in advance (Advance Offers). The prices for First Class adult tickets are £ 27.10 for a one-way journey and £ 42.80 for a return. Please consult website and timetable Stansted Express for more information.
|Adults||£ 16.60||£ 28|
|Children, 5 up to 15 years||£ 8.30||£ 14|
Bus transportation – National Express (London – Paddington, Waterloo, Victoria, Liverpool Street and Stratford)
At London Stansted Airport three bus operators have a presence, namely National Express, Stansted Citylink (Metroline) and Airport Bus Express (Autostradale). Of these coach operators National Express offers the most connections and highest frequency: Route A6 to Paddington Station (every 15 minutes), Route A7 to Waterloo Station and Victoria Station (every 15 minutes), Route A8 to Liverpool Street Station (every 20 minutes) and Route A9 to Stratford Station (every 30 minutes). Route A7 to London Victoria Rail Station is the most popular with travellers, a bus journey from the airport takes 1 hour and 35 minutes. London Waterloo and London Victoria are the two busiest railway stations in London and the United Kingdom. Travel time to London Liverpool Street Station with Route A8 is 1 hour and 10 minutes. Tickets can be purchased online, at the airport and at bus stops. Prices are variable, starting at £ 5.00 for a single trip. Return tickets are relatively cheaper, in addition you can save money if you book welll in advance through the National Express website. You must take into account a price of £ 14.00 for a single trip and £ 20.00 for a return. Children up to 2 years can travel for free when accompanied by an adult. Children from 3 up to 15 years and seniors from 60 years of age benefit from discounts. Please consult website National Express for more information.
How much does a taxi cost from your front door to London Stansted Airport?
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How much is the taxi fare to and from London?
In front of the airport building you will see mostly taxis of 24×7 Stansted Airport Taxis, the official private transport provider of London Stansted Airport. Of course, there are taxis available from other providers as well. A taxi ride from London Stansted Airport to the centre of London will cost £ 100 on average. Make a taxi reservation London Stansted Airport through TaxiTender, an online booking platform for reliable and reasonable priced airport transfers.
What car rental companies are present at London Stansted Airport?
There are eight providers of rental cars: Hertz, Avis, Europcar, Budget, National, Alamo, Enterprise and Sixt. Compare prices of well-known car rental companies and local suppliers at London Stansted Airport through EasyTerra Car Rental, save time and book online.
What are the car parking prices at London Stansted Airport?
London Stansted Airport offers travellers the following parking options: Short Stay Parking, Mid Stay Parking and Long Stay Parking. Only Short Stay Parking is within walking distance of the terminal, while for other parking options you can use the free courtesy bus service. The buses leave from Mid Stay Parking every 10 minutes, from Long Stay Parking maximum waiting time is 15 minutes. You can also opt for the more expensive options Meet & Greet, Meet & Greet Plus and Car Valet, however it’s only possible after making a reservation through the official website. Online booking is the cheapest anyway, especially if you book a parking spot at JetParks. Please check out the full list of parking prices London Stansted Airport.
|Parking prices||Short Stay||Mid Stay||Long Stay|
|60 minutes||£ 8||£ 0||£ 23|
|1 day||£ 45||£ 25||£ 23|
|2 days||£ 90||£ 50||£ 46|
|3 days||£ 135||£ 75||£ 69|
|1 week||£ 315||£ 175||£ 161|
|2 weeks||£ 630||£ 350||£ 322|
|3 weeks||£ 945||£ 525||£ 483|
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