Stansted Express

Stansted Express is the fastest and most direct way to travel from Stansted Airport to Central London. Trains run every 15 minutes, seven days a week. The train station is directly below airport terminal. Read More
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The fastest way between Stansted Airport and Central London, no traffic jams or road works to hold you up. Just 47 minutes from the airport to the heart of London, or 36 minutes to Tottenham Hale to connect to the London Underground direct to the West End.

Great value fares are available for groups of two or more, together with great value online advance offers from just £7.00 for a single ticket. The earlier you book the more you save! So save time and money by booking online at Tickets are fully flexible on any train. Travel to London on Stansted Express and get 2FOR1 offers at top London attractions, shows, restaurants and more.

Free Wi-Fi, unlimited luggage allowance & plug sockets are available onboard.

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Child Ticket From £8.30 per ticket
Adult Ticket From £16.60 per ticket

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Venue Details & Map

Stansted Express

London Liverpool Street Station
+44 (0)845 600 7245
Public transport:
London Liverpool Street Station (Central, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City Underground lines) and Tottenham Hale (to connect to Stratford and the London Underground Victoria line to the West End).

Yelp Reviews

6.00 out of 5
based on 23 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Stansted Express

3.0 out of 5
05 May 2014
by Jennifer S.

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

1.0 out of 5
01 June 2018
by Justin C.

Do NOT book ahead online. Don't know why they even give you that option. It's the same price as just buying it at the airport. My flight was 6 hours delayed so I was not able to make the train. The next morning I go to the counter to get my ticket switched to today and it's "Sorry you're late" and end of story. And to top it all off the guy was a complete a**. So now I am paying £34 for my... more

4.0 out of 5
06 August 2015
by Jody B.

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

1.0 out of 5
14 September 2014
by Steve B.

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

3.0 out of 5
05 January 2016
by Wilder C.

The wait is a bit of a faff but at least they have free wifi according to this website! more

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