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Stratford To Stansted Airport

Fast Trains From Stratford to Stansted Airport

Getting from Stratford to Stansted Airport is fast and easy - with great value for money. Get your trip off to a smooth start with a reliable Stansted Express train.

We don’t think being stuck in traffic is the best way to start a holiday. Avoid traffic and start your trip the right way from just £9.90. The journey from Stratford station takes approximately 1 hour* and our train will deliver you directly to the airport terminal. From there, it takes minutes to walk to the check-in desks. Please note that on this route, you will need to change trains once at Tottenham Hale station.

Live departures from Stratford to Stansted Airport

Timetables for Stratford to Stansted Airport

Our Trains are Built for Airport Transfers

The Stansted Express offers a more spacious experience than conventional trains and comes with an unlimited baggage allowance**. There is also additional space for oversized items, such as skis and extra large suitcases.

Getting ready for a long trip can be stressful, but you can stay fresh before your flight with our fully air-conditioned trains.

And don’t forget about our free Wi-Fi** and power sockets - keep your devices’ charge topped up while you surf.

Journey information from Stratford to Stansted Airport

Train Fares from: £9.90
Average Journey Time:  59 minutes
Changes: 1 (change at Tottenham Hale)
Frequency:  63 trains per day
Distance:  27 miles (43 km)
Origin:  Stratford London
Destination:  Stansted Airport

Value For Money

Trains that run every 30 minutes+don’t have to be expensive. In fact, if you consider all of the associated costs of driving, you could be in for a surprise. The Stansted Express offers much more comfort and space than a taxi, coach or bus too.

If you book in advance, you can secure tickets from Stratford to Stansted Airport from as little as £9.90. We recommend booking at least 3 months in advance for the best prices.

Bring family and friends along by taking advantage of our group tickets, which offer great savings on tickets. Explore our range of ticket types to find out more.

You won’t find a better fare. Buy direct from us and there won’t be any booking fees, so secure your seat today and begin planning the rest of your trip.

Take the train from Stratford to Stansted Airport in 60 minutes

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

  • Think about your amazing holiday while not staring at the road
  • Declare your trip on social media with our free Wi-Fi**
  • Plan which duty-free shops you are going to visit in comfort
  • Enjoy the clean and spacious carriages, with an unlimited baggage allowance**
  • 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

The Stansted Express train doesn’t depart from Stratford, however, you can make the journey by changing trains at Tottenham Hale. The Journey takes around an hour*, and you will arrive just 2 minutes walk from the terminal.

The distance between Stansted Airport and Stratford is 27 miles. You will need to change trains at Tottenham Hale to complete the journey between Stratford and Stansted Airport.

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