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Coach tickets from Stratford to Stansted Airport

From £7 one-way*

Duration: 50 mins (fastest journey)
Departures: up to 50 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 London Stratford coach station to Stansted

Ready to go to the airport for less with your coaches? You can get to Stansted Airport from our London Stratford coach stop from £7 one-way*

Plus, with up to 50 services a day, there are plenty of journeys to choose from, the fastest of which will get you to the airport door in just 50 mins. You can book now using the blue journey planner above and start getting ready for a great start to your trip.

London Stratford to Stansted Airport journey information
Fastest journey time 50 mins
Cheapest price From £7 *
Distance (approx) 49km
No. of stops 0 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 0:20am/23:50pm

Our London Stratford to Stansted Airport services and stops

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

A9 coach towards Stansted

Our A9 service travels up to 47 times a day, calling at the following stops:

  • London (Stratford)
  • Stansted Airport Coach Station

482 coach towards Ipswich

Our 482 service travels up to 3 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London (Stratford)
  • Stansted Airport Coach Station

London Stratford to Stansted 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 

*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.

Departing from London Stratford

Stratford is one of our most popular London stops due to its fantastic location. Sitting just outside Westfield shopping centre, our Stratford Coach Station is a great place to board if you need to pick up a few things before your flight. And should you get a little peckish, it's also surrounded by plenty of restaurants and cafes to take your pick from too!

Take a look at our London Stratford 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 Stratford to Stansted?

The first coach leaves from our London Stratford stop at 0.20am, arriving at Stansted Airport Coach Station at 1.10am.

When is the last coach from London Stratford to Stansted?

The last coach leaves from our London Stratford stop at 23.50pm, arriving at Stansted Airport Coach Station at 0.40am.

How much is the coach from London Stratford to Stansted?

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

How long does the coach take from London Stratford to Stansted?

Our fastest coach journeys from London Stratford to Stansted Airport take 50 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from London Stratford 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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