The Stansted Express is the fastest and easiest way to go from Stansted Airport to central London. Book your tickets in advance and hop straight on a train from the airport to London Liverpool Street Station.Highlights:
- Get to London quickly and comfortably with the Stansted Express
- The journey time is just 45 minutes
- Children under the age of 5 travel for free
How does it work?
When booking the tickets online you choose your date of travel as the "valid from" date. If booking a return ticket, you have one month from the "valid from" date in which to complete the journey.
How do I get my tickets?
When your booking is complete your e-ticket will be sent directly to your email, just print it out and bring it with you to London.
All train tickets are issued manually, therefore we cannot promise that you will receive the tickets the same day as you order, it might take a few days. We do however promise that you will receive your tickets well before you leave and if you book close to the departure date, you will receive your tickets as soon as possible.
You'll receive just one e-ticket for each booking.
How long does the train ride take?
The train ride between Stansted Airport and Liverpool Street Station takes 45 minutes.
Are there children's tickets?
Yes, children's tickets are available for children between the ages of 5-15. Children aged 0-4 are free, when accompanied by a paying adult. Max. 4 children per adult.
- On bank holidays The Stansted Express will follow a reduced timetable, and no trains run on the 25th of December.
- PLEASE NOTE: On 10/9-2017 (all day), and on 24/9-2017 (until 9pm) + 8/10-2017 (until 9pm) + all Saturdays and Sundays in January 2018, train services will be replaced by direct non-stop buses.
- It is your responsibility to check the train timetable before your journey, especially the train times to and from the airport for flights that arrive or depart very early in the morning or late at night, in case there is a limited service due to maintenance work, etc.
-- Please note that train tickets are strictly non-refundable, regardless of the circumstances. If trains are cancelled due to maintenance or engineering work etc. then there will always be a replacement bus service offered.
- If you have booked a flight with Ryanair, you might have an opportunity to buy Stansted Express tickets at reduced prices directly from Ryanair. We are not able to answer questions or help you further if you choose to book Stansted Express tickets through Ryanair.