Cheap train tickets from London to Stansted

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How much are train tickets from London to Stansted?

Lowest Price£18.42
Fastest0h 33m
Daily Schedules107
train companies2
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How do you find cheap train tickets from London to Stansted?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from London to Stansted is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from London to Stansted was £18.71. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £0.19 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from London to Stansted?

The distance between London and Stansted is approximately 30.82 miles, or 49.59 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around and 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 33 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from London to Stansted?

On Tuesday trains from London to Stansted are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Stansted Express has the greatest number of connections between London to Stansted

Typically there are 107 schedules to compare for your trip to Stansted. On the route to Stansted 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Stansted Express offers the most scheduled departures between London to Stansted, usually offering 112 trips per day. 107 train trips per day are direct connections to Stansted, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from London to Stansted, which start at £4.49.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from London to Stansted

Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia train tickets from London to Stansted start from £18.81, and on average cost £18.97. Daily there are 7 Greater Anglia schedules to Stansted. Greater Anglia in London leaves from Liverpool Street Station, And in Stansted trains arrive at Stansted Airport Train Station,

From London to Stansted train travel on Greater Anglia takes 0 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to Stansted faster, Greater Anglia offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 33 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Greater Anglia offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £18.97 for a one-way train ticket to Stansted.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Extra legroom
Power point
Drink
Avg. Time
0h 49m
Avg. Price
£18.97

Stansted Express

Stansted Express train tickets from London to Stansted start from £18.42, and on average cost £18.89. Daily there are 112 Stansted Express schedules to Stansted. Stansted Express in London leaves from Tottenham Hale Train Station and 2 other stations. And in Stansted trains arrive at Stansted Airport Train Station,

From London to Stansted train travel on Stansted Express takes 0 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Stansted faster, Stansted Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 33 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Stansted Express offers 119 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £18.88 for a one-way train ticket to Stansted.

Toilet
WiFi
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
0h 46m
Avg. Price
£18.89
There are 4 different stations that serve train trips to Stansted that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in London are:
  • Tottenham Hale Train Station
  • Liverpool Street Station
  • Stratford Train Station
  • Liverpool Street Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Stansted from London. These are the busiest arriving stations in Stansted:
  • Stansted Airport Train Station