Destinations Magazine

Stansted Airport to Central London

By Sneaky


London is one of European cities with many low-fare airline connections. There are three airports near the city of London - Heathrow (LHR), Gatwick (LGW) and Stansted (STN).
London Heathrow Airport is the closest to the city center and also the most expensive of the three. This unfortunately means low-fare airlines usually do not use it. If you are looking for a cheap flight you are stuck with the other two.


Regardless of how much you have payed for your low-fare airline ticket, a trip from the airport to city center (and back) can easily cost you more than that.
When flying to London Stansted Airport you have many different options for a transfer to the city center.
The fastest way at the moment is Stansted Express which reaches London Liverpool Street in 45 minutes and leaves the airport every 15 minutes.
For other train options check out the National Express East Anglia webpage.

Stansted airport to central London

Buses are the cheapest option at the moment. EasyBus company offers rides to Baker Street from £2. If you are planning to use their services you should book online as fast as possible. If for some reason, you fail to reserve your seat in advance, they have an office just next to the exit of the airport building. They will put you on the first available minibus to the city. They leave every 20 minutes and take approximately 80 minutes to reach their destination. You can also use their services to reach the airport from the city, but you should keep a possibility of congestion and other delays in mind. Your airplane will not wait for you.
It does not matter if you are not flying easyJet. You can use easyBus services regardless of that. They have a funny slogan stating "Even RyanAir passengers welcome!".
They also offer similar services from other airports (e.g. from London Gatwick Airport there is a connection to Earls Court that takes approximately 70 minutes).


There are also other - a bit more expensive bus and coach options.


Of course there are also many rent-a-car and taxi options available, but any of those might cost you a fortune.

This was posted as a part of Travel Photo Blogging. © Copyright 2007-2010, http://photo-blogging.blogspot.com

 


You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • World Cuisine in London

    World Cuisine London

    Like most large cities (at least in Europe), London offers a great diversity of food from all around the world. One of the reasons is definitely a mix of... Read more

    By  Sneaky
    DESTINATIONS, FOOD & DRINK, TRAVEL, VACATION
  • Best of the D.C: The London Underground

    Best D.C: London Underground

    It’s a London Thing is our Wednesday series in which we turn the spotlight on a unique aspect of London – perhaps a curious shop, sometimes an eccentric... Read more

    By  Lwblog
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • London Walks Seven Days 05:06:11

    London Walks Seven Days 05:06:11

    Seven Days is our weekly round-up of all things London & London Walks in which we highlight seven top news stories rounded up from our Facebook page and seven... Read more

    By  Lwblog
    DESTINATIONS
  • In and Around London... Up High

    Around London... High

    Monday is mute on the London Walks Blog (well, almost mute) – because Monday is the day when we post five images captured in and around London by London Walks... Read more

    By  Lwblog
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • London Markets

    London Markets

    One of London's best experiences is definitely visiting a few of the cities famous markets. I suggest you visit at least a few from the list bellow. Read more

    By  Sneaky
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Central London Details

    Central London Details

    We rarely take time to admire details surrounding us. This is true for both - nature and urban areas. When walking in old city centers it usually isn't too... Read more

    By  Sneaky
    DESTINATIONS
  • Long Evenings/London

    Long Evenings/London

    These photos were taken about half past nine at night looking north from south of the Thames in London. The lights are all on in the buildings but it's still... Read more

    By  Elizabethwix
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL

Magazine