You need to have a valid ticket for your journey before you travel with us. If you don’t, you may be charged a penalty fare of at least £100.
Please note, Oyster or Contactless payment cards are not valid to travel on Stansted Express services to/from Stansted Airport. To avoid a penalty fare, buy your ticket on our website for the best prices.
You can find out more about penalty fares by visiting National Rail’s website.
A Penalty Fare is £100 plus the full single fare for your journey. But if you pay within 21 days, it’s £50 less.
If you think you got a Penalty Fare wrongly or unfairly, you can appeal within 21 days.
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