London Stansted Airport Transport by Train
Getting to/from the Airport by Train
London Stansted Airport has a high speed rail service direct to central London - the Stansted Express. There are also routes serving locations around the UK.
The Stansted Express provides a frequent high speed service between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport.
Trains run every 30 minutes throughout the day, with a journey time of about 50 minutes.
The first Stansted Express train leaves Liverpool Street station at 04:10, except on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday when the first departure is 04:40. The last train departs at 23:25 (11.25pm).
The first train leaves Stansted Airport at 05:30, except on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday when the first departure is 06:00. The last train departs at 00:30 (12.30am).
The one way fare is currently £20.70, return/round trip £32.70, although online bookings can be cheaper.
Tickets must be purchased prior to boarding the train. Payment may be made by cash or credit card at the station.
Online ticket bookings, saver fares and further information is available at Stansted Express.