London Stansted. How to arrive by direct flight. Airport connections.

London Stansted is an international airport located near the town of Stansted Mountfitchet in the county of Essex. It is located about 50 km away from London, and is, for passenger traffic, the fourth UK airport. To date, it is the real point of reference for Low Cost companies. In this, the Irish RyanAir is one of the main protagonists.

It is equipped with a single track and only one terminal .; the latter is divided into three different areas. Duty free and numerous shopping areas are available at the airport. An interesting initiative is to book an article online on the official website, and then collect it at the airport. The wifi is free and available in all areas.

London Stansted Airport

Below is the list of the main companies and direct connections * with London Stansted Airport:

Air Corsica, seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi, Figari.
Air Moldova: Chisinau.
Albawings: Tirana.
Arkia: Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion.
AtlasGlobal: Istanbul.
Aurigny: Guernsey.
Austrian Airlines, seasonal: Innsbruck.
BH Air, seasonal: Burgas.
British Airways, seasonal: Berlin – Tegel, Chambéry, Faro, Florence, Ibiza, Málaga, Mykonos, Palma de Mallorca.
EasyJet: Amsterdam, Belfast – International, Bilbao, Cagliari, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Ljubljana, Málaga, Monaco, Naples, Nice, Palma de Mallorca, Prague. Seasonal: Bastia, Bodrum, Dalaman, Dubrovnik, Geneva, Grenoble, Hurghada, Ibiza, Lyon, Menorca, Paris-CDG, Split, Tel Aviv – Ben Gurion, Zante.
Emirates: Dubai-International.
Eurowings: Cologne / Bonn. Seasonal: Salzburg. Alicante, Antalya, Faro, Fuerteventura, Funchal, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Málaga, Malta, Paphos, Tenerife – South. Seasonal: Almería, Bergerac, Bodrum, Burgas, Kefalonia, Chania, Corfu, Crete-Heraklion, Dalaman, Dubrovnik, Geneva, Girona, Grenoble, Ibiza, Izmir, Kos, Lyon, Lleida, Menorca, Naples, Nice, Palma de Mallorca, Pula, Reus, Rhodes, Salzburg, Thessaloniki, Split, Turin, Verona, Zante.
Lauda: Vienna. Seasonal: Innsbruck.
Loganair: Derry, Dundee.
Pegasus Airlines: Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen, İzmir.
Ryanair: Aalborg, Aarhus, Agadir, Alicante, Hamburg, Ancona, Athens, Barcelona, ​​Bari, Belfast – International, Bergamo, Bergerac, Berlin – Schönefeld, Biarritz, Billund, Bologna, Bordeaux, Bratislava, Bremen, Brindisi, Brno, Bucharest, Budapest, Bydgoszcz, Cagliari, Carcassonne, Castellón, Cologne / Bonn, Copenhagen, Cork, Krakow, Dinard, Dortmund, Dresden, Dublin, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Essaouira, Faro, Fez, Frankfurt, Fuerteventura, Gdańsk, Genoa, Gothenburg, Gran Canaria, Grenoble , Jerez de la Frontera, Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden, Katowice, Kaunas, Kerry, Kiev-Boryspil, Knock, La Rochelle, Lamezia Terme, Lanzarote, Limoges, Lisbon, Lourdes / Tarbes, Łódź, Luxembourg, Lviv, Madrid, Málaga Malta, Marrakesh, Marseille, Memmingen, Milan – Malpensa, Murcia, Nantes, Naples, Nice, Nuremberg, Olsztyn, Oslo – Gardermoen, Ostrava, Palanga, Palermo, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Pardubice, Perugia, Pescara, Pisa, Plovdiv Podgorica, Poitiers, Ponta Delgada, Port, Poznań, Prague, Rabat, Reus, Riga, Rom a – Ciampino, Rzeszów, Salzburg, Thessaloniki, Sandefjord, Santander, Santiago de Compostela, Zaragoza, Shannon, Seville, Sofia, Stockholm – Skavsta, Stockholm – Västerås, Strasbourg, Szczecin, Tallinn, Tenerife – South, Toulouse, Turin, Tours, Trieste, Valencia, Warsaw-Modlin, Venice, Verona, Vilnius, Weeze, Wrocław. Seasonal: Alghero, Almería, Béziers, Brive, Kefalonia, Chania, Clermont-Ferrand, Comiso, Corfu, Dole, Girona, Ibiza, Kalamata, Nîmes, Perpignan, Pula, Rijeka, Rimini, Rhodes, Zadar
Scandinavian Airlines: Copenhagen.
Thomas Cook Airlines, seasonal: Antalya, Bodrum, Corfu, Dalaman, Enfidha, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Minorca, Palma de Mallorca, Preveza / Lefkada, Reus, Rhodes, Skiathos, Tenerife – South, Zakynthos.
Titan Airways, seasonal: Calvi, Chambéry, Tarbes / Lourdes, Preveza / Lefkada, Zadar.
TUI Airways: Gran Canaria, Hurghada, Tenerife – South. Seasonal: Antalya, Burgas, Kefalonia, Corfu, Crete-Heraklion, Dalaman, Faro, Ibiza, Kos, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Minorca, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Rhodes, Zakynthos.
Widerøe: Kristiansand.


The train is the best solution to reach London, or arrive from the city. Above all, you will avoid traffic jams and delays due to city traffic. The train station is only a 2 minute walk away from the airport terminal.




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Absolutely, the best solution. The fastest connection between Stansted airport and central London. Trains every 15 minutes; flexible tickets, with which to travel on any train on the booked travel date. Free WiFi connection and power outlets on all trains. Unlimited baggage allowance.

With Stansted Express, you can reach the stop Liverpool Street in about 45 minutes. Tickets cost £ 18.10 for a single ride, and £ 29.90 return. The interesting thing, however, is the possibility of obtaining incredible reductions by booking in advance, for a selected date. In this case, tickets start at just £ 7.00; you must, however, hurry and book well in advance because the number of bridging is limited. For info and reservations, consult the official website.


Long distance rail link system with Cambridgeshire and Midlands. CrossCountry trains allow you to reach many medium and long-haul destinations from London Stansted Airport. For Cambridge, it takes just over 30 minutes; tickets starting at £ 11.10. Leicester e Birmingham they can be reached in less than three hours. Rates vary depending on the offer. By booking in advance with non-modifiable date, you will get attractive discounts and promotions. The coupons, however, are very limited.

Making a stop at Peterborough, about 90 ', you can reach Leeds, York, Newcastle and Scotland. For all the info, please refer to the official website.


Thanks to the buses National Express, you can easily reach London in a short time. All with extremely efficient and modern service. The buses are active all day, even during the night.

By booking in advance, on a fixed date, you can buy the ticket at an extremely advantageous rate. In fact, prices start at £ 6.00!

There are four different routes. The A6 offers 43 daily trips from London Paddington to London Stansted, and vice versa. The journey takes just over 90 minutes, passing through Portman Square, Marble Arch, Paddington, Baker Street, St Johns Wood, Finchley Road and Golders Green. The A7 passes through London Victoria Coach, Waterloo and Southwark; the journey takes about 100 minutes. Fifty trips a day with the A8 line, from Bethnal Green. You will pass by Shoreditch High Street, Liverpool Street, Whitechapel, Mile End, Bow Church and you will arrive at Stansted Coach Station. Finally, the A9 makes a direct connection from the airport to London Stratford, and vice versa; the ticket costs £ 12.00.

National Express also guarantees connections between different London airports. For all the info you can consult the official website.

* The list is subject to change. All links, updated, are available on the official website