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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Stansted to London?

Lowest Price$25.26
Fastest Train0h 30m
Trains Per Day182
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Stansted to London right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Stansted to London?

In the last month, $26.19 was the average price of a train ticket from Stansted, ESS to London, LND. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Stansted to London?

The distance between Stansted and London is approximately 31 miles, or 50 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 30 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to London.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Stansted to London are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Stansted at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Stansted to London?

There are 182 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Stansted to London.

You can also take a train for your return trip from London to Stansted. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Stansted to London for $13.46.

Which train should you take from Stansted to London?

Stansted Express is the one and only train line which connects Stansted, Essex to London, London, City of. However, there are 182 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Stansted Express1820h 45m$26.19

Where is the train station in Stansted?

There is one train station in Stansted:

  • Stansted Airport Train Station

Where is the train station in London?

There are more train stations and stops in London than most cities. Most trains from Stansted will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in London:

  • Tottenham Hale Train Station
  • Liverpool Street Station
  • Stratford Train Station

Price trends for trains from Stansted to London

Monthly average prices


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