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Stansted Airport

Whether you’re just about to head out or coming home, the Stansted Express train station is a quick 2 minutes’ walk away from the arrivals hall.

With trains at regular intervals (every 15 minutes on weekday mornings and 30 minutes throughout the rest of the day), it’s the simpler and reliable way to get to the airport. Check the first and last trains on our timetable.

Eating and drinking

Grab a quick cup of coffee or sit down for a three-course meal. Enjoy something to eat before you check in, or indulge in a quick stop at the pub once you’re through security. Whatever you’re in the mood for, Stansted Airport has it.

See all eating and drinking options


Forgotten some travel essentials? Or just want to make the most of the deals available in Duty-Free?

You’ll find all the stores you need once you’re in the departure lounge.

Plan your shopping

Live arrivals and departures

Check your flight is on schedule here, and be fully informed ahead of arriving and departing at the airport.



Skip the security queue

An airport security FastTrack pass lets you go straight to the front of the line at airport security. It’s just £7 per passenger and Stansted Express First Class ticket-holders can use this service for free – just show you First Class ticket at the security gate.

Virtual tour 

The Stansted Airport station virtual tour is a great way to plan your journey and check how accessible the station is for you.

Stansted Airport Station
Under the Airport Terminal
Bassingbourn Road

CM24 1QW

Car parking

Spaces 5000
Accessible spaces 0
Accessible car park equipment Yes
CCTV coverage No

Cycle parking

Spaces 0
CCTV coverage Yes

No cycle parking

Bus services

Local buses and National Coach routes stop in bus station located at airport

Accessible taxis

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

Impaired mobility set down / pick up points

Not available at this station.


Station is within the Stansted Airport Terminal

Car hire

In Airport terminal

This station is staffed full time.

Information available from staff

  • Yes - from help point

Information services opening times

Monday to Friday 24 hours
Saturday 24 hours
Sunday 24 hours

Customer services

Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00Sunday 10:00-20:00Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00

The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8).

Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Customer help points

Available at this station.

Passenger information systems

  • Departure screens
  • Arrival screens

Left luggage

Not available at this station.


Lost property


Opening hours

Daily 24 hours
24 hours

General services

Ticket gates No

Location for Rail Replacement Services

Rail Replacement services operate from the main coach station as directed by Station Staff.

Seated area Yes
Trolleys Yes
Station buffet

Coffee shop Vending machines


The toilets are located on the Concourse. An accessible toilet (non-RADAR) is located on the Concourse. The baby change facilities are available in the accessible toilet.

Baby change Yes
WiFi Yes

Located on concourse


Newsagent/Sweets Passport Photo Booth

Waiting room

platform 2

Ramp for train access Yes
Step free access coverage

This station has step free access to all platforms. Lifts available.

This station is a category A station according to ORR station classification system.

Assistance meeting point is the Customer Information point.


We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.


Opening hours

08:00 - 20:00

Daily 08:00 - 20:00

Staff help available

Assistance is provided by station staff during the hours of train service operation. Booking is recommended

Opening hours

Daily 24 hours

Wheelchair loan

Available at this station.

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