London Stansted Airport is an international airport located at Stansted Mountfitchet in Essex, 30 minutes drive from Central London (48 km/40miles). Stansted Airport is owned and operated by the Manchester Airports Group (MAG). In the year 2015 Stansted was the fourth busiest airport in the UK. Stansted is the newest passenger airport of all the main London airports.
How to get there?
It’s very easy to travel from London to Stansted Airport. There are several different ways to reach the airport including taxi, train, bus, your own or rental car. You can choose the transportation method that suits you the best. There are buses and coaches from London operated by National Express with 38 pick-up points, and the service runs on 24 hours, 7 days a week basis. More information about the other different methods of transportation is available in this review.
What Transportation Will You Be Using?
The quickest and the most direct route to the airport is definitely Stansted Express trains. The train service run every 15 minutes, so even if you miss the train, you don’t have to wait too long for the next one. Renting a vehicle is also an option and there are many rental car companies to choose from. Taxi booking services operate 24/7 on the international arrivals concourse.
Stansted Airport Facilities You Can Use.
Stansted Airport offers excellent services and easy access to the premises. Also, worth noting is that Ryanair a low-cost airline and has made Stansted its largest base. From here it serves over 100 destinations. Restaurants and shops are available for a quick bite or to pick that gift that you forgot to buy. The airport has wifi that is free for the first 4 hours, after which you will be charged a small fee.