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Cheapest Transport to Stansted Airport

What is the cheapest means of getting from London to Stanstead airport? I will have about 12 hours between flights.


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The absolute cheapest is

If you book far enough in advance, you can get seats from £2 each way, although they're usually around £4-7 most times and days.

The buses leave from Buckingham Palace Road between Victoria Coach station and Victoria train station.

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Although the various bus options like easybus are cheapest, with London's traffic its about 90 minutes each way, so a big chunk out of your layover time.
The National Express and Terravision bus options into London can be just as cheap or cheaper than easyBus for a day return fare.

The Stansted Express train will get you into London in 40 minutes but is relatively expensive.
A hybred solution is to get the National Express bus to Stratford tube station in the suburbs of London and then get the London Underground,
There is a table of the various routes, plus prices here: