London Stansted Airport

Last updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2023


London Stansted Airport is a large airport located in London, United Kingdom. It serves London and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code STN.

London Stansted Airport is situated in the continent of Europe, specifically in the country of United Kingdom, with latitude 51.8849983215 and longitude 0.234999999404.

It has an elevation of 106.07 meters (348 ft) and is identified by the GPS code EGSS.

Elevation106.07 m (348 ft)
AddressBassingbourn Rd, Stansted CM24 1QW, United Kingdom
WebsiteLondon Stansted Airport
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Airport address

London Stansted Airport

Bassingbourn Rd, Stansted CM24 1QW, United Kingdom

Which country is London Stansted Airport?

London Stansted Airport is situated in London, which is in United Kingdom, a country located on the continent of Europe.

How do I get from London Stansted Airport to city centre?

There are several transportation options to get from London Stansted Airport to the city center:

  1. Train: The Stansted Express is the fastest and most convenient option. The train departs from the airport every 15 minutes and takes around 45 minutes to reach Liverpool Street Station in central London.

  2. Bus: National Express and other bus companies operate services from the airport to various locations in central London. The journey time can vary depending on traffic, but it usually takes around 60-90 minutes.

  3. Taxi: Taxis are available outside the airport terminal. The journey time to the city center can vary depending on traffic conditions, but it typically takes around 60-90 minutes.

  4. Private Transfer: You can pre-book a private transfer service, which offers a more comfortable and convenient option. The journey time will depend on traffic conditions.

It is recommended to check the schedules and fares of each option before your trip to choose the most suitable one for your needs.

Flight information

London Stansted Airport arrivals and departures

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about London Stansted Airport.

  1. How far is London Stansted Airport from central London? London Stansted Airport is located approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) northeast of central London. It takes around 1 hour to 1 hour and 30 minutes to travel between the airport and central London, depending on the mode of transportation and traffic conditions.

  2. What airlines operate at London Stansted Airport? London Stansted Airport serves as a hub for several low-cost airlines, including Ryanair and easyJet. Additionally, various other airlines such as Jet2, TUI Airways, and Pegasus Airlines also operate flights from this airport, offering a wide range of domestic and international destinations.

  3. How can I travel from London Stansted Airport to other parts of the UK? There are several transportation options available to travel from London Stansted Airport to other parts of the UK. The Stansted Express train service provides a direct connection to London Liverpool Street station, with frequent departures throughout the day. Additionally, National Express and other coach services offer connections to various cities and towns across the country. Taxis, car rentals, and rideshare services are also available for convenient transportation within the UK.