Our live travel and departure times tool provides current status updates for every one of our trains. Use our tool below to:
- Check live times and platform details before you arrive at the station.
- Get live service updates on our key routes to and from Stansted Airport.
Looking for timetables?
Head to our timetables page for scheduled train times and platform information.
The first train leaving Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport is 03:40am Monday to Saturday and 04:10am on Sunday. The first train leaving Stansted Airport to Liverpool Street is 05:30am.
Last train times can change, however, currently the last train leaving Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport is 23:25. The last train leaving Stansted Airport to Liverpool Street is 00:30pm.
We run up to 4 trains an hour during the busiest peak periods, and every 30 minutes during the off-peak including the weekends.
These times are subject to change. To search for the first or last train of the day, select a time in our train times tool further up this page and hit ‘View Train Times’. Use the earlier or later toggles to scroll through to find the train you are looking for on your selected route.
To check which platform your train leaves from, click ‘check times’ on our homepage and enter your origin and destination stations then hit "view train times". The platform number should be displayed directly underneath the train’s departure station.
If your train is cancelled, you will be able to take the next service to your destination. All Stansted Express tickets are flexible – you can catch any train on the outbound travel date booked.
If your train is cancelled and no other services are running, you’ll generally be entitled to a refund.
From London Liverpool Street station, the journey time is just 50 minutes. Making it the quickest way to travel from central London to Stansted Airport.
From Stratford station, the journey is approximately 1 hour to Stansted Airport.
From Tottenham Hale station, the journey is 37 minutes to Stansted Airport