How long does it take to get to Stansted Airport from Wembley Stadium?
There are several different routes you could take for this journey, and the one you pick may depend on travel conditions on the day. If you have a flight to catch, it would be a good idea to ensure you have at least 2 hours for this journey (you can always take advantage of the great selection of shopping and restaurants at the airport if you arrive earlier than expected), as it usually takes between 1 hour and 30 minutes to 1 hour and 50 minutes. You should also allow time to arrive at least 2 hours before your flight to check in on time.
What is the best train route to Stansted Airport from Wembley Stadium?
There are several routes on the trains to get you to Wembley Stadium from Stansted Airport, we have provided two options for you below. Both take between 1 hour and 20 minutes to 2 hours, so make sure you have given yourself enough time to make it to the airport to catch your flight, we suggest giving yourself at least 2 hours to get to the airport from Wembley Stadium.
Route 1: You will need to make your way from the Stadium to Wembley Park Station (a short 10 minute walk from the Stadium) where you can get on the Metropolitan line (purple) to London Liverpool Street station and catch the Stansted Express to take you to the airport.
Route 2: You will need to make your way from the Stadium to Wembley Park Station (a short 10 minute walk from the Stadium) where you can get on the Metropolitan line (purple) to Finchley Road & Frognal. Here, you can catch the overground service to Highbury & Islington. At Highbury & Islington you can head underground again and get the Victoria line service (light blue) to Tottenham Hale Station, where you can catch the Stansted Express to take you to the airport.
Once you arrive at Stansted Airport, you can make your way to the main terminal by following the signs or asking one of the friendly staff members for directions. It is a very short, 2-3 minute walk to the main terminal where you will be able to find your way to the check in desk.
Please note your Stansted Express ticket is not valid on the underground, but you can purchase Tube tickets at Wembley Park Station (or use your Oyster/contactless card) for the first leg of this journey and use your Stansted Express ticket from Tottenham Hale or Liverpool Street station to Stansted Airport.
Why travel with Stansted Express?
- Take the legwork out of your journey. Stansted Express covers most of the distance to Stansted Airport from Wembley Stadium.
- The Stansted Express service starts at 05.30am and finishes at 12.30am
- Stansted Express tickets are flexible, you can travel on any train on the outward date you booked and return anytime within that month.
Going the other way? Get travel information about the train journey from Stansted Airport to Wembley Stadium here.