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Bus London to Stansted: Trip Overview
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According to the reviews, customers have expressed both positive and negative experiences with the service. Positive feedback includes recommendations, punctuality, safety measures, friendly staff, and amenities such as wifi and phone chargers. However, there are also complaints about delays without prior notification, rude drivers who refuse boarding despite early arrival at the bus station or abuse towards other staff members. These issues have caused dissatisfaction among some passengers and affected their time management negatively in certain cases.
National Express London Stansted recent customer reviews
Voyage : très bien ; par contre il est difficile depuis la gare de Waterloo de trouver le point de départ des bus ; en effet, il n'y a pas d'indications claires signalant le départ des bus de National Express
The whole journey was smooth, comfortable on time directly to the airport door. Driver was polite and informative
Very efficient and good service, precise. Only toilet was not nice. Otherwise fine.
According to multiple reviews, customers have had a stress-free and smooth experience with the bus service. However, there are also negative reviews mentioning overbooking issues that resulted in missed flights and dissatisfaction with the company. Additionally, some customers mentioned a lack of staff or app for information, leading them to take an alternative bus service.
Airport Bus Express London Stansted recent customer reviews
My bus was canceled. Was waiting for 40 minutes, and had to take a train instead, almost missed my flight.
The bus was totally overbooked, lucky that we got on the bus. People were left behind in tears
The bus was overbooked, were not able to travel with it, miss the flight, horrible company
London to Stansted Buses
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Information on this bus route
|Earliest and Latest Bus Departures||12:00AM - 11:57PM|
|Average Ticket Price||$17|
|Minimum Trip Duration||5m|
|Average Bus Trip Duration||1h24m|
|Distance||31 miles (50 km)|
|Bus Companies on This Route||National Express, Airport Bus Express|
Where are the popular bus stations and stops in London and Stansted?
Frequently asked questions for your trip London - Stansted
Both buses and trains are available for traveling between these two cities. The two options are practical and eco-friendly ways to reach Stansted. Another option you should consider is using carpooling services, which allow you to share a car ride with other travelers.
Traveling from London to Stansted takes about 1h 24m on average, although the minimum time it takes to get there is 5m with the fastest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 31 miles (50 km) that separate the two cities.
London and Stansted are 31 miles (50 km) apart.
About 810 buses travel this route daily, provided by National Express and Airport Bus Express. Depending on the day of the week, the number of buses available from London to Stansted may vary. Want to make your bus journey from London to Stansted as easy as possible? Busbud has got you covered! Browse schedules, pick the perfect bus for your travel style and budget - all in one place.
The bus service operates from 12:00 AM for the initial departure and runs until 11:57 PM for the final departure.
The majority of buses traveling from London to Stansted start their journey at Victoria Coach Station and wind up at London Stansted Airport. These are the most popular departure and arrival locations on this route, there are other pick-up and drop-off locations that could make it easier for you to reach your destination.
You can save a lot of money on your trip from London to Stansted by choosing to travel by bus. The lowest tickets for this trip cost as little as $8.
The bus ticket costs $17 on average. In the past 30 days, prices have fluctuated between $8 and $51, so it's best to compare them to make sure you get the best deal.
Yes, a day trip from London to Stansted is definitely doable. The round-trip travel time is around 10m. So you'll have plenty of time to discover Stansted before making your way back to London.
Find cheapest prices for buses
Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.
To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from London to Stansted, as early as possible.
You can expect to pay from $18 to $25 for a bus ticket from London to Stansted based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $18 which is on 2023-12-11.
Usually National Express will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.
About Bus Travel
Bus Travel Tips
Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from London to Stansted.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.
From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you're bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from London to Stansted.
Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from London to Stansted.
Make a music playlist for your bus ride from London to Stansted, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.
Did you know?
Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!
One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.
The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.
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