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Coach to Stansted from London Liverpool Street

From £7 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 10 mins (fastest journey)
Departures: up to 46 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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Bus from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport

All packed and ready to head to the airport? You can take the coach from London Liverpool Street Station to Stansted Airport from £7 one-way*.

Plus, with up to 46 services a day, there are plenty of departures from Liverpool Street to choose from, the fastest of which will get you to the airport door in just 1 hour 10 mins from our coach station at Liverpool Street. You can book now using the blue journey planner above and get going on the first leg of your trip!

London Liverpool St to Stansted Airport journey information
Fastest journey time 1 hr 10 mins
Cheapest price From £7 *
Distance (approx) 51km
No. of stops 4 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 1:50am/23:20pm

Our London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport services and stops

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

A8 coach towards Stansted

Our A8 service travels up to 46 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London (Liverpool Street)
  • London (Shoreditch)
  • London (Bethnal Green)
  • London (Mile End)
  • London (Bow)
  • London (Stratford)
  • Stansted Airport Coach Station

London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport route map


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 London Liverpool Street

Liverpool Street Coach Station benefits from sitting right in the heart of the city, surrounded by plenty of shops and restaurants to enjoy before arriving at the station.

The coach station itself has plenty to keep you comfy on site too, should you be in a bit more of a hurry. Enjoy eateries, coffee shops, newsagents and more to get you nice and comfortable before you depart.

Please visit our London Liverpool Street coach station page for more information.

Arriving at Stansted 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.

As soon as you depart the coach at our Stansted Airport station, you can refuel and recover before you even enter the terminal. With coffee shops, toilet facilities, newsagents and more on-site, you’ll soon be set for the next part of your trip.

For more information, take a look at our Stansted Airport coach station page.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London Liverpool Street to Stansted?

The first coach leaves from London Liverpool St at 1.50am, arriving at Stansted Airport Coach Station at 3.00am.

When is the last coach from London Liverpool Street to Stansted?

The last coach leaves from London Liverpool St at 23.20pm, arriving at Stansted Airport Coach Station at 0.30am.

How much is the coach from London Liverpool Street to Stansted?

A one-way journey from London Liverpool St to Stansted Airport is available from £7*.

How long does the coach take from London Liverpool Street to Stansted?

Our fastest coach journeys from London Liverpool St to Stansted Airport take 1 hr 10 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from London Liverpool Street to Stansted?

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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