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Cheapest Stansted - Heathrow Transfers Indirect Via London

Identification of some of the cheapest options for travelling between LHR and STN


Terravision London Stansted Airport Shuttle Bus

Terravision London Stansted Airport Shuttle Bus

Author: Bob Handford

The Only Direct Heathrow - Stansted Airport Public Transport IS Not The Cheapest

The only direct public transport between London's Heathrow and Stansted airports are the National Express coaches which shuttle between the two airports. These are run by National Express.

Note - there is no direct Heathrow - Stansted train service.

Note - there is no Heathrow - Stansted shared van shuttle style service.


London Heathrow - Stansted Airport To Airport Bus

Cheapest Transport Heathrow - Stansted Airport

- The cheapest way to travel between Stansted and Heathrow Airports is not direct, cheapest options involve going into Central London then interchanging to another transport to the other airport.

- Expect a travel time of a minimum of 3 hours or more, comparing to just over an hour direct.

- There are left luggage offices at Paddington, Liverpool Street St Pancras and Victoria Railway Stations as well as Victoria Coach Station (normally the cheapest) in London.

- If using train or underground, do check for temporary track closures, especially at weekends when heavy maintenance is performed. Industrial action is not unknown but will be publicised on the providers web-site.

- The absolute cheapest way of getting between Central London and Stansted is by bus that is prone to traffic congestion delays, unlike the alternative train.

Heathrow - Stansted Indirect Option 1

Heathrow - London Victoria (London Underground)

Stansted - London Victoria (Terravision Bus)

The Heathrow London Underground service is the cheapest option between Heathrow Airport and Central London. Victoria Underground trains run around every 5 minutes and take about an hour to Victoria from Heathrow with a change of train at Barons Court.

This option is particularly suited to if you have a long layover and want to do sightseeing in London, (there is a left luggage office at Victoria Coach Station opposite where the Terravision bus departs)

Terravision Stansted Buses run frequently non-stop between Victoria and Stansted Airport

Heathrow - Stansted Indirect Option 2

Heathrow - London Stratford (London Underground)

Stansted - London Victoria (Terravision Bus)

To minimise the chance of traffic congestion delays in Central London you can take the London Underground from Heathrow through London and out the other side at Stratford, changing Underground train at Holborn.

Stratford is near where the motorway/freeway from Stansted Airport ceases being a wide clearway road and becomes stop-start through the urban areas of London most prone to traffic delays.

Terravision Stratford Buses run frequently non-stop between Stratford and Stansted, departing from outside the train/underground station at Stratford.

London Left Luggage Offices

Heathrow - Stansted Indirect Option 3

Heathrow - London Liverpool Street (London Underground)

Stansted - London Liverpool Street(Terravision Bus)

This option doesn't really fall within the cheapest theme of this page but it is a good option if your choice of travelling indirect is driven by wanting to sightsee rather than cost.

Like previous options you take the London Underground from Heathrow to London, changing Underground train at Holborn for Liverpool Street.

Liverpool Street has a left luggage office and is relatively close to the Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral among others.

The Stansted Express has Liverpool Street as its London terminus. The Stansted Express is the fastest and most frequent transfer between London and Stansted Airport. Terravision also run a cheaper bus service between Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport.

Stansted - Heathrow Airport Private Transfers

A private car or bus with a clear run takes around 80 minutes to make the journey between Heathrow and Stansted. You should expect road congestion delays between 6:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Fridays and Sunday evenings.

As well as being the most convenient and stress free option, private vehicles can make real sense, especially if there is a group of you or you have lots of luggage.


Private Airport Car Transfers

Longer Stopover In London

If you are staying overnight then it doesn't matter too much where you stay in Central London, there are so many different transfer options between both airports and the centre. If you want to just have stopover during the daytime then there are left luggage offices at Victoria Train and Coach Stations that is also a good hub for public transport to both airports.

Heathrow - Central London by Public Transport - Your Options

Stansted - Central London by Public Transport - Your Options

Time To Kill At The Airport? - Why Not Visit Windsor Instead, Its Convenient & Good Value Too

Windsor Castle

If you have a late flight out of Heathrow or a long stopover killing time at the airport is something most people dread the thought off.

A much more attractive proposition is to spend your time in the attractive town of Windsor, just a few miles from Heathrow Airport. Windsor Castle pictured right is what it is famous for but there is much much more to Windsor and Eton than the castle.

We have flexible packages for all group sizes.

A luggage storage service is available whilst you are in Windsor and there is a flat fee rate, no matter how much or little time you spend in Windsor - no waiting time charges apply.

The stopover solution is a private solution customised to every customer. This is not a public tour with set operating times.

Windsor Stopover / Late Flight Solution - More Details

Semi Independent or Guided Tour Transfers

We can customise a day or half day to remember reflecting your personal interests whether there are two or two hundred of you.

We love working with our customers to understand their interests and timescale's and provide a customised itinerary that fits your schedule and pocket. So fill in the enquiry form below with as much detail as you can.

If you just want transport we can do that too. We'll transport you into London, perhaps do a one hour orientation tour and drop you off at a place of your choosing. At an agreed time and place we'll then come and pick you up again. If you have luggage we'll take care of that too.

If you know exactly what you want, all the better.


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