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Stansted Airport To Stratford

Fast Trains From Stansted Airport to Stratford

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.


Live departures from Stansted Airport to Stratford

Timetables for Stansted Airport to Stratford

Journey information from Stansted Airport to Stratford

Train Fares from: £9.90
Average Journey Time 56 minutes
Changes 1 (change at Tottenham Hale)
Frequency: 67 trains per day
Distance: 27 miles (43 km)
Origin:  Stansted Airport
Destination: Stratford London

The easy way to travel to Stratford from Stansted Airport

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 30 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 to 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.

Get 2FOR1 Entry to Top London Attractions

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. 

Take the train from Stansted Airport to Stratford in 60 minutes

Here are some ideas on what you could do in those 60 minutes:

  • Catch up with your social media accounts with our free Wi-Fi**
  • Avoid traffic and travel smoothly
  • Unwind after your flight in spacious carriages, with an unlimited baggage allowance**
  • Plan which London attractions you will visit, using your complimentary 2FOR1 discount
  • Don’t forget to change trains at Tottenham Hale

Can You Use Your Oyster Card on the Stansted Express?

You can’t use Oyster cards or Contactless payment cards on Stansted Express services to/from Stansted Airport.

Useful Information

It takes just 60 minutes* to get from Stansted Airport to Stratford, with a change at Tottenham Hale.

Trains run between 5.30am to 12.30am, every 30 minutes.

You can’t use Oyster or Contactless payment cards on Stansted Express services to/from Stansted Airport. You can buy tickets for your journey between Stansted airport to Stratford on this website by using the ticket booking tool at the top of this page.

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