Quite simply, there's no faster way between Stansted Airport and central London. Just 47 mins from the airport to the heart of London, or 36 mins to Tottenham Hale to connect to the London Underground direct to the West End.
Some great value fares available for groups of two or more, together with fantastic low-cost advance offers from just £8.00 single. Save time and money by booking online at stanstedexpress.com.
Travel to London on Stansted Express and get 2FOR1 offers at top London attractions, shows, restaurants and more.
Free easy-to-access Wi-Fi and at-seat trolley service onboard.
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Ok so keep in mind, i'm a Canadian expat who isn't used to taking trains and still finds them glorious... but even if you took away my wide eyed wonder, this is still a solid choice to get from Point A to Point B.
I know this, because when arriving at Stansted, I made the mistake of hiring a car to go into the city: which cost me far too much, took nearly two hours with traffic and was...more
A bit expensive and not express at all, it takes like an hour to get to the airport so bear that in mind when planning. There's a free WiFi connection.more
Dear Stansted express
1. You're hardly an express with a 47-56 minute journey time, that's a SLOW train not an express.
2. The fares of £33.20 return are outrageous. I know what you're thinking, 'Heathrow express charges that so we can too'. Heathrow express can get away with it since it is really fast (15 minutes vs an hour on the tube) and mainly caters to the business traveller. Stansted...more
I can't understand why the cost of this train. Am I travelling across Europe? Does it come with a free massage? Free food? No... but it cost like it should.
Those of us that live or have lived in London know about the cost of these trains, and are used to it. We just pay the fare and move on. Still better than waiting for the alternative which is considerably slower. And really only save you...more
Stansted Express is alright. It's nicer than Gatwick express but that's just personal preference. I go to and from Stansted pretty often and the train services have been pretty reliable. If you don't buy your tickets right before the departure they're not too expensive. I've spotted other reviewers saying that they're pricey but Gatwick Express is actually more expensive.