The Express trains serve London from the airports to various stations. From these stations in the city, much of London is served by underground (tube) and surface (double decker bus) transportation. Commuter rail includes conventional, surface trains and underground. (tube)
The Express trains are the most expensive option with tube and bus being the least expensive.
Much of London is served by express trains, tube, and bus, all running along parallel routes.
London's Stansted offers the conventional express train and the bus, These serve to the center of London at Liverpool Street Station (Express train) and Victoria and Liverpool Station with bus service. Prices vary greatly. Bus is the least expensive option for travel from Stansted Airport to London.
Taxis make the trip from Stansted Airport to Central London for 100 Pounds
London is also served by fast trains (high speed) to other major cities and to France via the Channel Tunnel.
Reach Westminster by underground where you you can walk to Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, the Changing of the Guards, Westminster abbey and Cathedral, The House of Parliment. and the National Gallery of Art.
Stansted Express Rail Service
The Stansted Express train leaves every fifteen minutes for London's Liverpool Street Station. (north of the River Thames and east of Westminster Abbey and Trafalgar Square. (north of London Bridge) The cost is 21.50 pounds for a single (one way) and 29.50 for a round trip ticket, The trip takes about 50 minutes. (tel. 0845 850-1530) Web www.stanstedexpress.com See Rail Europe for schedule and price details.
National Express, Bus Service
Coaches run from Stansted every 30 minutes to Victoria Station in London via Baker Street and Marble Arch Stations. The trip takes 90 minutes and costs 10 pounds. 8 pounds (single, one way) Service turns hourly after 10 PM. www.nationalexpress.com 0871-781-8181
Find good rail and bus service to much of Londan and England from many stations that interconnect. Destinations and bus numbers are listed on large lighted display panels in the bus and train stations. Information booths are also available and staffed by helpful attendants.
The bus trip from an outlying Airport such as Gatwick, Heathrow, or Stansted will cost between 5 and 8 pounds. Pay the driver on the bus. The drivers will make change.
The bus service is called National Express
0871-781-8178 All airports except London City Airport