London Stansted Airport (STN) is located at Stansted Mountfitchet in Essex, 42 miles from Central London. The airport is the 3rd busiest airport in the UK serving more than 28 million passengers each year. It serves around 200 destinations across Europe, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and Africa.
STANSTEAD AIRPORT ADVANTAGE
- It is a base for a number of major European low-cost carriers and runs maximum flights on the European route from the UK and is also a hub for regional and national onward travel.
- STN is a convenient connecting option to a vibrant economic region of the East of England, the Cambridge cluster, Essex region and the dynamic growth markets of Europe.
- It serves as the largest base for low-cost airline Ryanair which flies to over 130 destinations from here.
- Excellent road links to national Motorway network M11 and rail links to London and via Stansted Express helps reach London in just 35 minutes.
Stansted Airport has a single large passenger terminal that is divided into following:
Check-In Hall and Domestic Arrivals
In the central part is the check-in counter, followed by security, 1-99 boarding gate, and departure lounge. Towards the left is the Domestic Arrivals Hall, a baggage carousel and an information counter. Right in front of the terminal is the transportation options for bus, train station and taxi.
It is beside the passport control.
AIRLINES OPERATING FROM STANSTED
- British Airways
- Air Moldova
- Air Corsica
- BMI Regional
- Thomas Cook Airlines
- Cyprus Paradise
- Corsican Places
- Freebird Airlines
- Olympic Holidays
- Pegasus Airlines
- Titan Airways
FACILITIES AT LONDON STANSTED AIRPORT
AIRPORT LOUNGES AT LONDON STANSTED
- World Duty-Free – Buy gifts all from food to alcohol and much more
- WHSmith – Stocks a range of children’s books and a selection of games, confectionery, comics and books
- Hamleys – The famous toy shop offering quality, innovative toys and games
- Boots – Pharmacy, Health, beauty and travel essentials
- Body Shop – Luxurious cosmetics from one of the high streets favorite stores
- Cloud Spa – Get a fancy nail done beforehand, or a relaxing massage before boarding
- Joules – Outdoor inspired colorful clothing for men, women, and children.
- Superdry – Latest ladies and menswear from the iconic Japanese brand
- Swarovski – The world leader in crystal jewelry, gifts, home accessories
- Ted Baker – Finest fashion trends and styles for men and women
- The facility is free for all passengers with complimentary food, a range of drinks and free wifi.
- Executive lounges & conference centers with fully equipped business facilities
- Child friendly lounge, baby care facilities, toilets for children, family changing rooms, mother care room
There is a vast selection of coffee houses, restaurants, pubs and bars at Stansted Airport.
Cafe Balzar – The cafe offers a stunning menu of French dishes with a North African twist
Pret – A high street favorite that serves great coffee, tasty sandwiches, fresh salads, and sweets
M&S Simply Food – High streets favorite chains for sandwiches, sushi, and salads
Coast to Coast – impressive bar and a casual dining spot
Harris and Hoole – Ths coffee chain which offers a range of stunning coffees
Starbucks – Global coffeehouse for authentic Arabica coffee, as well as a wide range of snacks and salads
Weatherspoons Express – This mini-pub is situated just after the security check
CONNECTIVITY FROM LONDON CITY AIRPORT
TRAINS FROM STANSTED AIRPORT
Stansted Express is the quickest means to reach Central London with services every 15 minutes. The journey time takes 47 minutes to London Liverpool Street and 36 minutes to Tottenham Hale (to connect to Stratford and the London Underground Victoria Line for the West End).
CAR HIRE AND TAXI SERVICE AT STANSTED AIRPORT
Car heir is a more reliable option. You can compare rates and book online too as during peak time options run out fast. Taxi services like Europcar, Hertz, Budget, Enterprise, Taxi, Blackberry cars ltd, are all available.
STANSTED AIRPORT COACHES AND BUSSES
National Express coaches cover 98% of the UK Wales and Scotland and are one of the cheapest ways to get around. Bus service also runs to and from Stratford, Liverpool Street, Victoria Coach Station, Paddington Station, and Portman Square costing about half the train fare but takes a longer time.
Stansted is connected to the M11 motorway that covers northeast London and Cambridge and A120 motorway connects to Colchester, Braintree, and Harwich. The road distance to London is 37 miles from Stansted.
LAST MINUTE FLIGHTS TO LONDON STANSTED
MOST POPULAR ROUTE FROM LONDON STANSTED AIRPORT:
It is from New York and takes about 12h 42m+ with connecting flight taking more time and priced at $450 at Flightstolondon.org and a direct flight costing around $699.
- Miami to Stansted (MIA to STN) from $565 pp
- Boston to Stansted (BOS to STN) from $457 pp
- Newark to Stansted (EWR to STN) from $441
- San Francisco to Stansted (SFO to STN) from $451
- Atlanta to Stansted (ATL to STN) from $666 pp
CHEAPEST FLIGHTS FROM THE US TO LONDON STANSTED (STN)
Cheapest flight from the US is from Los Angeles and Fort Lauderdale. January is the low season and best time to beat the crowd. July is potentially a high season that see higher airfares with up to 35% fare hike.
- Fort Lauderdale (FLL) – from $368
- Los Angeles (LAX) – from $388
- Illinois (RFD) – from $515
- Las Vegas (LAS) – from $659
- Tampa (TPA) – from $595
- Chicago O’Hare (ORD) – from $545
OTHER POPULAR ROUTES FROM STANSTED
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- Dublin to London (DUB to STN)
- London to Paris (LON to PAR)
- Amsterdam to London (AMS to STN)
- Madrid to London (MAD to STN)
- Palma Mallorca to London (PMI to STN)
- Barcelona to London (BCN to STN)
- Belfast to London (BFS to STN)
- London to Dublin (LON to DUB)
- Oslo to London (OSL to STN)
- London to Edinburgh (LON to EDI)
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