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Stansted Airport to London

From £3.50 one-way*

Duration: 45m (fastest)
Departures: 196 services per day
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Travel from our new London stops now!

We are happy to announce you can now travel on our updated A7 and A8 routes from London to Stansted Airport.

Please see the information below and our new route map to find out more.


Important: London Stratford stop change info

*Please note our stop relocated on 04 June

Travelling out of London? Coaches will depart from coach stop 20, outside Stratford City Bus Station, Montfichet Road, London, E20 1EG

Travelling to London? Coaches will depart from stop X, opposite Stratford City Bus Station

For further information please visit our Stratford Coach Station page.

Coach from Stansted Airport to London in just 45 mins

Our coaches travel from Stansted Airport to London up to 196 times per day. Our fastest journey will get you from Stansted Airport to London (Bow) in just 45 minutes.

All services run around-the-clock, from just £3.50 per journey*. With direct travel to 22 London locations from Stansted Airport, there's never been a better time to travel with National Express.

For more information on our London Victoria and Stansted Airport coach stations and their facilities, please visit the web pages below:

Our Central London stops

Our improved Stansted services now give you more choice on where you travel to and when.

A6 - Stansted to Portman Square

A6 - Stansted to Portman Square
Up to 43 journeys per day from Stansted to Portman Square, calling at the following route stops:

  • Stansted Airport
  • Golders Green
  • Finchley Road and Frognal
  • Finchley Road
  • St John's Wood
  • Baker Street
  • Paddington
  • Marble Arch
  • Portman Square

A7 - Stansted to Victoria Coach Station

A7 - Stansted to Victoria Coach Station
Up to 60 journeys per day from Stansted to Victoria Coach Station, calling at the following route stops:

  • Stansted Airport
  • Bow
  • Mile End
  • Whitechapel
  • Southwark
  • Waterloo
  • London Victoria Railway Station
  • London Victoria Coach Station

A8 - Stansted to King's Cross

A8 - Stansted to King's Cross
Up to 46 journeys per day from Stansted to King's Cross, calling at the following route stops:

  • Stansted Airport
  • South Hackney
  • Bethnal Green
  • Shoreditch High Street
  • Liverpool Street
  • Farringdon
  • King's Cross

A9 - Stansted to London Stratford

A9 - Stansted to London Stratford
Up to 47 services per day from Stansted to London Stratford, including two stops:

  • Stansted Airport
  • London Stratford

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Fancy soaking in the city views from the top of the London Eye? Or meeting your historic heroes at Madame Tussauds before catching a West End show?

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You can take two 20kg suitcases and one item of hand luggage per adult on our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

View our luggage policy 

*Limited availability. £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 06 June 2018 for travel between 06 June and 28 September 2018.
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