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Stansted Airport to Heathrow Airport

From £20 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 30 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 12 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Stansted to Heathrow Airport

Travel direct from Stansted Airport to Heathrow Airport from £20 one-way*, and say goodbye to expensive inter-airport travel.

With up to 12 services each day, a guaranteed seat and lots of luggage room, you can travel more and pay less with National Express.

Stansted to Heathrow journey information
Fastest journey time 1 hrs 30 mins
Cheapest price From £20 *
Distance (approx) 100km
No. of stops 0 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 4:10am/19:25pm

Our Stansted to Heathrow services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

250 coach towards Heathrow

Our 250 service travels up to 4 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Stansted Airport Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Heathrow Airport (Terminal 5)
  • Heathrow Airport (Terminal 4)

727 coach towards Heathrow

Our 727 service travels up to 6 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Stansted Airport Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Heathrow Airport (Terminal 5)

728 coach towards Heathrow

Our 728 service travels up to 2 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Stansted Airport Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Heathrow Airport (Terminal 5)

Stansted to Heathrow route map

Luggage

You can bring 1x large suitcase (or 2x medium cases) & 1x soft hand luggage item onboard our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

View our luggage policy 

Departing from Stansted Airport

Our coaches travel between Stansted Airport and Heathrow Airport up to 12 times per day. While you're waiting for your coach, Heathrow Airport has many great facilities for you to enjoy.

Stansted is packed with facilities including coffee shops, supermarkets and stores. There's also Wi-Fi, automated ticket machines, rest areas and more.

Take a look at our Stansted Airport facilities page for more information.

Arriving at Heathrow Airport

To ensure a stress-free travel experience we recommend you get to the airport at least 3 hours before your scheduled flight departure time.

While you're waiting for your coach, Heathrow Airport has many great facilities for you to enjoy.

Facilities near to the stop include: a wide assortment of cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as rest areas, toilet facilities, cash machines and ticket machines.

Arrival and Departure information: 

Terminal 2 & 3: Coaches arrive and depart from the Heathrow Central Bus Station.

Terminal 4: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 4.

Terminal 5: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 5.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Stansted to Heathrow?

The first coach leaves from Stansted Airport at 4.10am, arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station at 5.40am.

When is the last coach from Stansted to Heathrow?

The last coach leaves from Stansted Airport at 19.25pm, arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station at 20.55pm.

How much is the coach from Stansted to Heathrow?

A one-way journey from Stansted to Heathrow is available from £20*.

How long does the coach take from Stansted to Heathrow?

Our fastest coach journeys from Stansted to Heathrow take 1 hr 30 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Stansted to Heathrow?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 2 July 2024 for travel between 2 July 2024 - 28 October 2024.

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