London Stansted Airport

General information

Where is London Stansted Airport?

London Stansted Airport is located northeast of London, close to the M11 motorway. If approaching from the direction of London, use Junction 8a. If approaching from the direction of Cambridge, it is better to take Junction 8. After both exits, follow the signs for the airport. London Stansted Airport is together with Dublin Airport the main base for budget airline Ryanair. The airport consists of one large terminal without gates and three satellite terminals with gates; the Stansted Airport Transit System (monorail) connects the terminals.

Location

Airport Map


Transportation

Car

The distance from London Stansted Airport to the centre of London is 63 kilometres. By car, it takes 60 minutes to get to the centre of London.

From STN Airport to London City centre by Car
63 km
1H

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from London Stansted Airport by public transport. Visit the London Stansted Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at London Stansted Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from London Stansted Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of London is about £ 100.-. Book your taxi at London Stansted Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From STN Airport to London City centre by Taxi
63 km
1H
£ 100.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At London Stansted Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Avis, Europcar, Budget, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Enterprise, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

London Stansted Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at London Stansted Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at London Stansted Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at London Stansted Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to London Stansted Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at London Stansted Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Ryanair (FR)
  • TUI Airways (BY)
  • easyJet (U2)
  • Jet2 (LS)
  • Primera Air (PF)

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near London Stansted Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

luxury

Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport, Stansted Mountfitchet

Featuring 3 international restaurants, the Radisson Blu is just a 2-minute walk from Stansted Airport Terminal. Guests can enjoy stylish, non-smoking, modern rooms featuring free Wi-Fi and a fully equipped gym.

business

Hampton By Hilton London Stansted Airport, Stansted Mountfitchet

4.2 km from Stansted Mountfitchet Castle, Hampton By Hilton London Stansted Airport is set in Stansted Mountfitchet and has a fitness centre and free WiFi. Featuring a bar, this 3-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom.

family

Holiday Inn Express London Stansted, Stansted Mountfitchet

Just 5 minutes from Stansted Airport, this hotel offers breakfasts from 04:00, and a restaurant dinner menu. Central London is only a 45-minute train journey away.

Hotels in London

Looking for the best hotels in London? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

luxury

The May Fair Hotel, London

The May Fair Hotel opened in 1927 and this luxurious 5-star hotel is situated in the heart of Mayfair, surrounded by the parks, theatres and attractions of London’s West End.

business

Amba Hotel Marble Arch, London

Located at the west end Oxford Street and just 2 minutes' walk from Hyde Park, Amba Hotel Marble Arch (formerly the Thistle Marble Arch) boasts unlimited, fast, free WiFi, a free minibar in every room and Nespresso® machines in all rooms.

family

citizenM Tower of London, London

citizenM Tower of London is located directly above Tower Hill Underground Station. Offering spectacular views on the river Thames, Tower of London and Tower Bridge, citizenM offers 370 luxury fitted rooms and a food and beverages available 24/7.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near London Stansted Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

Tower of London Ticket with Crown Jewels Exhibition

Visit the Tower of London and see the famous building that has served as a fortress, palace, and prison.

Activity

London: Afternoon Tea Cruise on the River Thames

Indulge in one of England's best traditions and enjoy a 1.5-hour Afternoon Tea cruise along the River Thames, seeing some of the city’s most historic buildings, while enjoying a pot of tea, served alongside a selection of delicate sandwiches and cakes.

Tour & transport

Harry Potter: Warner Brothers Studio Tour and Transfers

Take the bus from central London for this magical full-day tour of the Warner Brothers Studio. Go behind the scenes of the Harry Potter film sets to explore the enchanting props and costumes, and walk in the footsteps of your favorite characters.

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