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We will operate a reduced service on Wednesday 1 and Friday 3 February. 

Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  • 1 train per hour
  • First train 07:42
  • Last train: 00:30
London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
  • 1 train per hour
  • First train 04:40
  • Last train: 23:28
First services on Thursday 2nd and Saturday 4th February will start later than usual, with some morning peak train services not running, and we should return to our normal service by the early afternoon.

Timetables are showing incorrect times for 2 and 4 February so please wait before you book tickets. 

Read our travel advice.
Due to maintenance work, trains will run between London Liverpool Street and Bishops Stortford. And, Rail Replacement coaches will run between Bishops Stortford and Stansted Airport.

On 29th January, trains will stop at Seven Sisters instead of Tottenham Hale until 08:15. 

Please allow additional time for your journey. View timetables.
Please buy a ticket online before travelling with Stansted Express. Oyster and contactless travel is not accepted at Stansted Airport and you risk being charged a Penalty Fare if you are travelling without the correct ticket.

From Monday 23rd January, the Penalty Fare is increasing to £100, plus the price of the full single fare applicable for your intended journey. However, if it is paid within 21 days, the Penalty Fare is reduced to £50 plus the price of the single fare applicable.

Refund information for rail strikes

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Please buy a ticket online before travelling with Stansted Express. Oyster and contactless travel is not accepted at Stansted Airport and you risk being charged a penalty fare if you are travelling without the correct ticket.

From the 23rd January, the penalty fare is increasing to £100, plus the price of the full single fare applicable for your intended journey. However, if it is paid within 21 days, the penalty fare is reduced to £50 plus the price of the single fare applicable.

Why take the train to Stansted Airport?

Less time travelling

With a journey time of just 50 minutes to Liverpool Street, there’s no quicker way to travel from Central London to Stansted Airport.

Maximum flexibility

You can take any train at any time without pre-booking – just in case things don’t go to plan. Our open returns are fully flexible, so you can travel up to 30 days from departure at no extra cost.

No queueing

Breakaway from the herd and leave the lines behind. Book ahead and download your eticket straight to your phone. We don’t charge any additional fees and you’re covered by your price guarantee when you book through our website.

Time to suit you

Our trains run every 30 minutes throughout the day, and every 30 minutes in the early morning and late evening.

More space

You don’t need to stress about social distancing. We’re making our trains as long as possible, so passengers can spread out. We’re constantly monitoring passenger numbers so that we can make trains longer or increase the frequency if necessary.

Straight from A to B

You can forget lengthy interchanges or long treks to the terminal. Our trains run straight into London and Stansted airport.

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