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About Stansted Express

Stansted Express is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Stansted Express tickets by searching Overall, Stansted Express serves 6 routes, connecting 2 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Stansted Express runs an average of 152 trips per day and 1,364 trips per month. These train trips range in price from £17.33 to £18.13 based on a variety of factors.


Stansted Express train Coverage

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Stansted Express train amenities

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Is there WiFi on a Stansted Express train?

Yes Stansted Express offers WiFi connection onboard their train trips. Though most trips with Stansted Express will have WiFi as advertised, some trips might not come equipped with WiFi, and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a film just to play it safe. Stansted Express WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favourite show.

Are there power points on a Stansted Express train? Are there USB points?

Yes, there are power points onboard Stansted Express train trips. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbour might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power points, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a power point USB converter that typically comes with most phones and tablets. Since Stansted Express might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

Does Stansted Express offer will call tickets, that you pick up at the station?

No, currently Stansted Express does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station or stop.

Do you need an ID to get on a Stansted Express train?

Yes, Stansted Express requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, like a university ID, won’t work.

Can you use your phone to board Stansted Express?

No, currently you cannot use your phone to board a Stansted Express train as they require you to have a printed ticket on hand to board.

Are there toilets on Stansted Express trains?

Yes, there are toilets on Stansted Express train trips. The cubicles are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most cubicles don’t have running water. As you will be using a toilet on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or drinks offered onboard Stansted Express trips?

Stansted Express does not offer meals or drinks onboard. We recommend you bring a drink and some snacks for your trip. We also suggest packing a reusable water bottle with you to reduce your impact on the environment. Most carriers, though, do not allow you to bring your own alcoholic drinks.

Do you have to print your Stansted Express ticket?

Stansted Express requires that all passengers have printed tickets to board the train. Are you in a pinch and need to print a ticket? Most copy shops will offer print services on a per-page cost. When you book with Wanderu and activate your account, you will be able to easily find and download your tickets for most carriers on the platform.

Does Stansted Express offer any premium features like extra legroom, films, or TV?

Stansted Express focuses on delivering a great travel experience at a low price and they currently don’t offer any premium features onboard. But these days, between your laptop, tablet, smartphone and e-reader, you’re the master of your own entertainment even on longer journeys.

Cheap Stansted Express ticket deals users recently found on Wanderu.

With 152 Stansted Express trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Stansted Express tickets start at just £17.33. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users. As these bargains are in really high demand, they’re poised to sell out fast and may no longer be available. Chill. As Mum used to say, there’s plenty of fish in the sea. We can help you catch them all!

Stansted to London
Travel DateThu 27 Feb