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Journey Planning

All the tools you need to plan your journey

We aim to make your journey with us as simple as possible and with that in mind, we have several resources that should help you plan your journey to and from London Stansted Airport. Whether you want to get a copy of our train timetable on the day you travel with us, need help navigating London’s underground rail network, or simply want to understand the differences between - you’ll find all the tools you need right here.

How to get to Stansted Airport from London

Stansted Express trains are the fastest and most direct way to travel between London Stansted Airport and London.

Services run every 30 minutes during the day, and every 15 minutes in the early morning and evening. Tickets can be booked for as little as £9.90 one-way when bought in advance.

Getting to and from Stansted Airport couldn’t be simpler, with our services running at regular intervals, 7 days a week. We have services running from London Liverpool Street, Stratford and Tottenham Hale, so whether you’re staying in the centre of London, or just outside the city, we have you covered.

Find less busy trains

Looking to avoid the busiest trains on your trip to or from Stansted Airport? To help you plan your journey and to avoid the busiest trains and stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic,
we’ve introduced measures to count the number of people boarding our morning and evening train services across our network.

We have found that in the current situation, our busiest times are morning and evening peak services. If you want to find out more about which services are busy and those that are quiet,
please head over to our less busy trains page, where you will find a comprehensive look at our

We ask that our passengers do what they can to book onto quieter services to avoid overcrowding, especially during busy times.

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