Stansted Airport Train
Booking the cheapest available train ticket for travel to Stansted Airport by rail is quick and easy when you use the Railsaver National Rail Journey Planner above.
All you need to do is enter your from and to station, select your travel dates, choose your preferred departure and arrival time and then click the 'Find Tickets' button.
Railsaver will search for and display the cheapest combinations of train fares, including any intermediate connections, to get you fromand to Stansted Airport in time for your flight on the dates and for travel times that you have selected.
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Stansted Airport Train Station
Stansted Airport Railway Station serves London Stansted Airport in Essex, England.
Stansted Airport rail station is directly below the Terminal building. Tickets can be bought in advance here, at the station or in the Terminal. Regular services link the airport with central London, and with eastern England and the Midlands.
The principal service to Stansted Airport is the Stansted Express, a dedicated airport link service from London Liverpool Street operated by Greater Anglia, which runs every 15 minutes. Greater Anglia also operates occasional trains northwards to Cambridge.
Stansted Airport / London Trains
Stansted Express is the direct train service linking central London (Liverpool Street station) to Stansted Airport, London's 3rd busiest airport. The service takes between 47 to 56 minutes (with further local stops during the weekday peak)  to London Liverpool Street and 36 minutes to Tottenham Hale, departing every 15 minutes. Stansted Express is a sub-brand of Abellio Greater Anglia.
Unlike the Heathrow Express and the Gatwick Express, the service also calls at stations between the airport and the central London Terminus. These are Tottenham Hale (which provides interchange with the London Underground and easier access to the West End and North London), Harlow Town and Bishop's Stortford.
You can buy Stansted Airport train tickets at the station or at the rail information desks located in arrivals at both terminals, it is however usually always cheaper to book your tickets online which you may do here by as much as twelve weeks in advance.
If you prefer you may also travel to Stansted Airport by
National Express Intercity and Airport Bus.
Trains to London from Stansted Airport
Fast, frequent and convenient trains run between Stansted Airport and London Liverpool Street, from early until late with trains departing every 15 minutes.
Average journey time 47 minutes to London Liverpool Street and 36 minutes to Tottenham Hale.
First class fares start include large comfortable seats, fast track through airport security and executive lounge access at Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport.
For London Underground services, change at Tottenham Hale (Victoria Line) or Liverpool Street (Central Line, Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines).
Trains to Eastern England and Birmingham
Stansted Airport station is also served by CrossCountry Trains, who operate an hourly service to Birmingham New Street, via Cambridge, Peterborough and Leicester.
CrossCountry operate hourly daytime long-distance services that link Stansted airport with Cambridgeshire and the Midlands. Trains run to Audley End, Cambridge, Ely, Peterborough, Leicester and Birmingham. and connections are also available to the North of England and Scotland.
Journey times from Stansted Airport to Cambridge are 35 min; Leicester 2 hr 30 min; Birmingham 3 hr 25 min.
Change at Peterborough for Leeds, York, Newcastle and Scotland. Change at Leicester for Derby and Sheffield.
All National Rail train operators provide connecting services to stations served by trains traveling to and from Stansted Airport. If you book a Stansted Airport train ticket using the journey planner at the top of this page the price of your ticket will include any connections you may need to make en route to or from Stansted Airport.
Railsaver will only offer you the cheapest Stansted Airport train tickets available. Use the National Rail Journey Planner above to book cheap Stansted Airport train tickets in few quick and easy steps.
Split Your Stansted Airport Train Ticket
Splitting your Stansted Airport train ticket is a great way to save money, even if you split and book your train ticket to Stansted Airport on the day of departure.
To see how much you can save by splitting your train ticket to Stansted Airport use the automated Railsaver Split Ticket search and booking service that you will find here.