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London Stansted Airport (STN), UK - Guide and Flight Details

London Stansted airport location

and terminal/car park map
Map of London Stansted airport showing access roads and location of car parks

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This airport has been assessed as the average standard (3/5 stars) for airport cleanliness and/or COVID-19 safety protocols by Skytrax

London Stansted Airport is located 48Km North East of London, close to the M11 motorway.

Stansted airport has one terminal building, which was extended in 2008, however permission was granted in 2017 to build a new arrivals terminal alongside the current building.

The terminal building at Stansted airport is 5Km from the M11 motorway. There is short term parking immediately outside the terminal building with Mid Term parking 1.5Km away, while Long Term parking is at a distance of 5Km (need to allow time for the courtesy bus to make the journey)


Accessibility has been described as Good (CAA 2019/20).

To and From the Airport

There is a railway station under the terminal building at Stansted airport with the Stansted Express departing every 15 minutes during the day, taking around 45 minutes to get to London - other trains also run.
A number of bus services run between the airport and London or other areas.
National Express run a service to other London airports, Liverpool St station (8 pounds), Victoria (10 pounds), Ipswich, Colchester and Braintree amongst other locations.
Easybus run a service to Baker Street every 15 minutes at busy times with a 75 minute journey.

Terminal Facilities

Stansted airport has 20 bars/cafes/restaurants, 22 shops, luggage lockers, 6 Internet access and printing points and free (for 4 hrs) Wireless Internet Access.
The gates are some distance from the departure lounge (via light rail link) and extra time may be necessary.

Airport Hotels

The Radisson Blue Hotel is connected to the terminal building by a 2min covered walkway.
A Hilton hotel is located near the Long Stay car park.

Interesting Facts

Stansted airport has Airport Carbon Accreditation, at the Neutrality level.

During 2019, Stansted airport handled 28.1 million passengers, a slight increase from the previous year, and the busiest year yet, making it the UK's 4th busiest airport. This figure dropped to 7.5 million in 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

London Stansted Airports Web site can be accessed Here

Airports Near to London Stansted Airport

Cambridge , UK (36 Km)

London City , UK (44 Km)

London Gatwick , UK (87 Km)

London Heathrow , UK (66 Km)

London Luton , UK (41 Km)

London Southend , UK (47 Km)

Lydd , UK (114 Km)

Airlines and Flights from London Stansted Airport to Europe

We have 12 regional or flights from Ireland listed Here

Air Moldova, flying to: Moldova

British Airways, flying to: Italy, Portugal, Spain

EasyJet, flying to: Netherlands

Jet2, flying to: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey

Pegasus Airlines, flying to: Turkey

Ryanair, flying to: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine

SAS , flying to: Denmark, Norway, Sweden

TUI, flying to: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Turkey

Wideroe, flying to: Norway

Regional Flights, or Flights From Ireland to London Stansted Airport

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There are regional flights from the following UK and/or Ireland airports to London Stansted Airport:

Belfast International (528 Km)(CO2?)

City of Derry (602 Km)(CO2?)
Logan Air

Cork (599 Km)(CO2?)

Dublin (470 Km)(CO2?)

Dundee (550 Km)(CO2?)
Logan Air

Edinburgh (510 Km)(CO2?)

Glasgow (538 Km)(CO2?)

Guernsey (338 Km)(CO2?)
Aurigny Air Services

Ireland West (647 Km)(CO2?)

Jersey (344 Km)(CO2?)

Kerry (668 Km)(CO2?)

Shannon (628 Km)(CO2?)