Keep things simple after your flight and travel from Stansted Airport to Stratford station on the train. Unwind in our spacious, air-conditioned trains with unlimited baggage** and free Wi-Fi**.
It takes approximately 1-hour* to reach Stratford station, where you’ll find connections to East London on the London Underground.
Take your time at baggage collection - all of our tickets entitle you to travel at any time on your departure day, and trains run every 15 minutes+ from Stansted Airport to Stratford.
With clear signs, you can navigate to the Stansted Express quickly and easily. Once you are passed customs, it takes less than 5 minutes to reach the station, which sits inside the terminal building.
Taking the train from Stansted Airport to Stratford means you will have more space to relax than with a private car, taxi, coach or bus. Charge your phone, tablet or laptop into the power points provided and enjoy our free Wi-Fi**. You’ll also find ample storage for even oversized baggage**.
There is one quick change at Tottenham Hale station, and then the final leg of the journey to Stratford station will take you just 13 minutes.
Save money during your visit to London with your Stansted Express ticket. Any ticket purchased through our website entitles you to gain 2FOR1 entry to a wide range of London’s top attractions.
Here are some ideas on what you could do in those 60 minutes:
You can’t use Oyster cards or Contactless payment cards on Stansted Express services to/from Stansted Airport.
*Journey times may vary - please check the latest timetables
**Facilities may not be available on all services
+Train frequency may vary depending on the day/time
National Rail services from Stratford are operated by Greater Anglia, Stansted Express and on the weekend only, c2c, allowing you to travel onwards to East Anglia on the overground train. You can also catch the Dockland Light Railway and London Underground from Stratford.
There is a taxi rank and Transport for London bus stops outside the station where you can complete your journey.
There is also a handy bicycle storage stand available at Stratford station, owned and run by the local Council. These can be found adjacent to the station entrance.
Transport for London (TfL) has a useful journey planner tool to help you plan your journey from Stratford to your final destination.
Save money by pre-booking your tickets. When booked in advance, tickets for the Stansted Express for travel on trains from Stansted to Stratford start from just £9.70 for a standard class one-way ticket, and our standard class return tickets allow you the flexibility to return any time within one month of your outbound travel date.