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Getting to London Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport, Bassingbourn Road, Essex, CM24 1QW

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Getting Here (Drop Off Zones and Taxi Ranks)

Getting Here (Short Stay Car Parks and Meet & Greet)

  • By Road View
    • London Stansted is conveniently situated just off the M11 motorway - use Junction 8a if approaching from the London direction or Junction 8 from the Cambridge side, then follow signs for the airport.
      The postcode for London Stansted Airport is CM24 1RW.
      The Short Stay Car Parks and Meet & Greet Car Park are accessed from the A120 via The Bassingbourn Roundabout onto Thermall Avenue and The Coopers Head Roundabout onto Terminal Road North, all of the car parks in this area are located off Terminal Road North.
    • The car parking includes - Short Stay Premium - Red Zone, Short Stay Premium - Orange Zone, Short Stay Premium - Green Zone, Short Stay Multi-Storey - Green Zone, Short Stay - Blue Zone, Short Stay - Green Multi-Storey and Meet and Greet.
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Getting Here (Mid Stay Car Park)

  • By Road View
    • London Stansted is conveniently situated just off the M11 motorway - use Junction 8a if approaching from the London direction or Junction 8 from the Cambridge side, then follow signs for the airport.
      The postcode for London Stansted Airport Mid Stay Car Park is CM24 1PZ.
      The Mid Stay Car Park accessed from the A120 North via The Bassingbourn roundabout or from A120 South via Mid Stay Car Park roundabout.

Getting Here (Car Rental Village)

  • By Road View
    • London Stansted is conveniently situated just off the M11 motorway - use Junction 8a if approaching from the London direction or Junction 8 from the Cambridge side, then follow signs for the airport.
      The postcode for London Stansted Airport Car Rental Village is CM24 1SJ.
      The Car Rental Village is accessed from the A120 via The Bassingbourn Roundabout onto Bassingbourn Road onto Coopers End Road.

Getting Here (Long Stay Car Park)

  • By Road View
    • London Stansted is conveniently situated just off the M11 motorway - use Junction 8a if approaching from the London direction or Junction 8 from the Cambridge side, then follow signs for the airport.
      The postcode for London Stansted Airport Long Stay Car Park is CM24 1SF.
      The Long Stay Car Park is accessed from the A120 via The Bassingbourn Roundabout onto Round Copice Road.
      It is straight over the first roundabout and left at the second.

Getting Here (Coach Station)

  • The bus/coach station is just a 2-minute walk from the airport terminal.
    Amenities include:
    Waiting facilities, onsite coffee shop, onsite newsagents, onsite payphones and toilets.
    Services using the station include
    Airport Bus Express
    Service A21: Stansted to Liverpool Street, calling at Stratford.
    Service A20: Stansted to Victoria Bus/Coach Station, calling at Baker Street (Gloucester Place).
    National Express
    Service A6: Stansted to Portman Square, calling at; Golders Green, Finchley Road, St John’s Wood, Baker Street, Paddington, Marble Arch and Portman Square.
    Service A7: Stansted to Victoria Coach Station, calling at; Bow, Mile End, Whitechapel, Southwark, Waterloo, Victoria Train Station and Victoria Bus/Coach Station.
    Service A8: Stansted to Kings Cross, calling at; South Hackney, Bethnal Green, Shoreditch, Liverpool Street, Farringdon and Kings Cross London (bus stop is adjacent to St Pancras International Train Station).
    Service A9: Stansted to London Stratford, direct service to London Stratford.
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Getting Here (London Stansted Airport Train Station)

  • By Train View
    • Stansted Express offers the fastest way to travel between London Stansted Airport and London.
      Trains depart every 15 minutes and take just 47 minutes to and from London Liverpool Street.
      If you have an early flight departing at London Stansted Airport, the train services start at 03:40 from London Liverpool Street to the airport on Monday, Friday and Saturday mornings.
      Rail services connect London Stansted Airport to all major destinations across the UK. Getting the train to the airport is easy, because the station is located directly under the airport.
      With lifts, escalators and ramps to transport your luggage, it takes just two minutes to walk to and from the terminal.
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