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Getting to and from the Airport

Getting to Airport

If you are looking for a shuttle service that will drop you off at Stansted Airport and pick you up again, then have a look at some of our hotels who offer this service.  Our hotels that offers this service will also offer you a parking service for your vehicle while you are away.

When calling to make your reservation please ask if the hotel has a shuttle service.  Having this side of your travels taken care of will save you having to find alternative parking, which can be stressful, especially when you see how much it is to park at the airport.

Below are some other transport options available for you, showing alternative ways to get to Stansted Airport from London or Cambridge if you do not fancy driving to the airport.

London to Stansted Airport Options


There is several coach options available to get you to the airport, with these regularly run coach services running 7 days a week. Taking a coach can be an easy option if you don’t mind traveling with others to the airport.

Coach departing from London

Victoria Station to Stansted Airport. Journey time is 75 minutes – Buses run every 30 minutes

Liverpool Station to Stansted Airport. Journey time 55 minutes – Buses run every 30 minutes

Stratford to Stansted Airport. Journey time 40 minutes – Buses run every 30 minutes


Central London to Stansted Airport. Journey time 1hr 15 minutes – Buses run every 15 minutes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (except Christmas Day)


London Victoria Street to Stansted Airport.Journey time 1hr 48 minutes.


Taxi – Departing from London

Taking a taxi is another option to get you to the airport. It is not the cheapest option but it is reliable and will save you having to share the journey with others.



The train is a service that will get you to the airport in good time. You will arrive right outside the terminal so it is just a short stroll in to the airport itself. The train lines run a regular service and are a pretty comfortable way to get to the airport.

Trains arrive right outside terminal and run every 15 minutes until late. The average journey time from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport is 35 minutes, and London Liverpool Street around 46 minutes.


Cambridge to Stansted Airport Options

Cambridge is an easy coach ride to Stansted Airport. They don’t run as often as the London coaches but they will get you direct to the airport. They are a good option if you don’t fancy driving.


Cambridge to Stansted Airport. Journey time approx. 50 minutes – Buses run every 2 hours


Taxi departing from Cambridge

A taxi is an easy way to get directly to Stansted Airport. It is a relatively easy 40 minute trip and will get you right to the terminal doorstep. Below are a couple of taxi company options.




The train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport is not always direct and may mean a change at Bishops Stortford. The train is a quick option if you can get the direct 30 minute train and will take you right outside the terminal.

Trains arrive right outside at Stansted Airport and run twice an hour. Journey time is either 30 minutes or 1hr 6 minutes depending on number of stops.