Cheap train tickets from Stansted to London

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How much are train tickets from Stansted to London?

Lowest Price$23.65
Fastest0h 30m
Daily Schedules128
train companies2
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Stansted to London?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Stansted to London 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 Stansted to London was $23.99. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 8 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.04 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 Stansted to London?

The distance between Stansted and London is approximately 30.82 miles, or 49.59 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 30 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 Stansted to London?

On Friday trains from Stansted to London 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Stansted Express has the most connections between Stansted to London

Typically there are 128 schedules to compare for your trip to London. On the route to London 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Stansted Express offers the most scheduled departures between Stansted to London, usually offering 135 trips per day. 128 train trips per day are direct connections to London, 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 Bus tickets from Stansted to London, which start at $9.01.

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

Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia train tickets from Stansted to London start from $24.14, and on average cost $24.37. Daily there are 7 Greater Anglia schedules to London. Greater Anglia in Stansted leaves from Stansted Airport Train Station, And in London trains arrive at Liverpool Street Station and one other train station.

From Stansted to London train travel on Greater Anglia takes 0 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, Greater Anglia offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 30 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Greater Anglia offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $24.39 for a one-way train ticket to London.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Beverage
Avg. Time
0h 49m
Avg. Price
$24.37

Stansted Express

Stansted Express train tickets from Stansted to London start from $23.65, and on average cost $24.16. Daily there are 135 Stansted Express schedules to London. Stansted Express in Stansted leaves from Stansted Airport Train Station, And in London trains arrive at Tottenham Hale Train Station and 2 other train stations.

From Stansted to London train travel on Stansted Express takes 0 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, Stansted Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 30 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Stansted Express offers 133 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $24.09 for a one-way train ticket to London.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
0h 43m
Avg. Price
$24.16
There is one train station from which trains depart Stansted on their way to London. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Stansted are:
  • Stansted Airport Train Station
There are 5 different stations where trains arrive to in London. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in London:
  • Tottenham Hale Train Station
  • Liverpool Street Station
  • Stratford Train Station
  • Liverpool Street Station
  • Seven Sisters