Stansted Airport Transfer
To and From London
Plan your Stansted Airport Transfer before you travel and you'll take the stress out of your arrival and depature from London. Not only that, you'll save a pound or two and find the most suitable option.
Insider Tip: If your travelling in 'peak hour' (7:30am - 9:30am & 4:30pm - 7:00pm) build in extra time for your journey. Transport congestion is common.
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Stansted Airport Transfer By Bus
Buses provide Fast and frequent Stansted Airport transfer to many London destinations. Each of the desintation offer excellent onward travel options via the London Bus Service
, London Tube
and Overground Trains.
There are four bus options:
- National Express
- Eastend Express
The National Express runs two services. The A6 to Victoria Coach Station running up to every 10 minutes and the A9 to Staford and Liverpool St up to every 30 minutes. Cost:
Starting at £8.50 one way for adults Time:
45 - 100 minutes Tickets:
Book online at National Express
easyBus runs a fast and cheap (as long as you get a deal!) Stansted Airport transfer. The buses are smaller and faster than the other operators and run regularly from Baker St. If you want to secure your seat and get the best price, book online!
In arrivals hall easyBus is well sign posted so if you need any help just ask the desk staff. If you arrive late or early, don't stress. Your ticket will be valid for 60 minutes before and after your time of travel.
Cost: Starting at £2.00 one way for adults
Time: 75 minutes
Tickets: Book online at easyBus or purchase in the arrivals halls at the airport.
Terravision Stansted Airport transfer service offers two routes. The A50 to Victoria up to every 30 minutes and the A51 to Liverpool St up to every 30 minutes.
Cost: Starting at £9.00 one way for adults
Time: 55 - 75 minutes
Tickets: Book online at Terravision or purchase in the arrivals halls at the airport. Some airlines may also offer you tickets on the plane.
East End Express
The East End Express runs once per hour to Canary Wharf, Russell Square, Piccadilly and Earls Court. This service is run by Travel for London. Cost:
Starting at £12.50 one way for adults Time:
55 - 75 minutes Tickets:
Pay on the bus or use your Oyster Card
Stansted Airport Transfer by Hire Car / Minicab
Using a hire car
is a popular Stansted Airport transfer. They're cheaper than black cabs however the price and level of service can vary. Call a couple of companies to make sure you are getting a good deal.
All hire cars and minicabs must be pre-booked
. Your driver will greet you at the airport arrivals hall with your name on a board. Compared to black cabs
this is a good choice for those looking to cut travel costs. Cost:
£45 - £100 Time:
45 to 85 minutes depending on traffic Reservations:
Contact your hotel/hostel and ask for thier minicab recommendation
Stansted Airport Transfer by Train
The Stansted Express
goes ever 15 minutes and operates between the airport and Liverpool St Station. You can reach Stratford (East London) on the National Express East Anglia trains
via the Lea Valley. The Airport train station is directly below the terminals and all trains depart from here. London Underground
connections are available at Liverpool Street, Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Cost:
Starting at £13 one way for adults Time:
40 - 60 minutes Tickets:
Book online at Stansted Express
or National Express East Anglia
, alternatively purchase at the station or airport.
London City Airport Transfer by Taxi - London Black Cab
Most people considerLondon Black Cabs
expensive. And, they do have a point. Generally you will pay more for a black cab but the service is fantastic. Your friendly cabbie will know all the short-cuts, avoid road works and make sure you have a pleasant journey. Getting dropped to your hotel door is quite nice too.
London Black Cabs can seat 5 people, so if you have a group they're not as pricey as they first seem. Follow the signs to the taxi stand just outside the arrival hall. Cost:
£50 - £100 Time:
40 to 85 minutes depending on traffic Reservations:
Just hop in and enjoy the ride!
Transfers From Other London Airports