Frequently Asked Questions Stansted Airport

Most frequent questions and answers

Stansted airport how early to arrive?

As a general guide, you will need to have checked in at Stansted Airport and be ready to go through security at least 2 hours before your flight departure time.

How many lounges at stansted airport ?

There’s just one lounge at Stansted Airport, the stylish Escape Lounge . Treat yourself to a Stansted airport lounge & escape the pre-flight hustle and bustle.

Driving to and from London Stansted Airport?

London Stansted is conveniently situated just off the M11 motorway – use Junction 8a if approaching from the London direction or Junction 8 from the Cambridge side, then follow signs for the airport. The postcode for London Stansted Airport is CM24 1RW.

How much is a taxi from Stansted to London City Centre?

A taxi Airport pickdrop service between central London and Stansted Airport may cost between £40 and £60 (significantly more for a VIP service) and will take about 1 hour 10 minutes, although much depends on the time of day and driving conditions on the M1, M25, and M11.

What time does stansted airport open?

The airport is open 24/7 as are some of the coffee shops etc. landside. You won’t be able to go through security and wait in departures the night before. 

What hotels are at stansted airport?

Near Stansted Airport Hotels: Radisson Blu · Hampton by Hilton Hotel · Novotel · Premier Inn · Holiday Inn Express · Great Hallingbury Manor · Ramada .

Where is stansted airport in london?

It is located near Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, 42 mi (68 km) northeast of Central London.

Where is stansted airport on the map?

London Stansted Airport is located near Stansted MountfitchetEssex, 42 mi (68 km) northeast of Central London.

Where is stansted airport drop off?

The Drop-off Zones and Airport pickdrop Taxis are accessed from the A120 via The Bassingbourn Roundabout onto Thermal Avenue.

Where are arrivals at stansted airport?

Head to the arrivals hall on the ground floor of the terminal to meet both international and domestic passengers at Stansted.

Where can I park free near Stansted Airport?

Stansted airport offers FREE parking for 1 hour at the Mid Stay car park, ideal for all those heroes on Pick or Drop duty.

Is it easy to get a taxi from Stansted Airport?

Booking a Stansted car is easy. For the best fares 24/7, you can book online through our website using the booking tool above. 

How long is flight from Stansted to Edinburgh today?

1 hour and 18 minutes is the average flight time from London Stansted to Edinburgh.

Stansted airport to birmingham by car?

The driving distance from London (STN) to Birmingham (BHX) is 118 miles / 190 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 2 hours 10 minutes.

Stansted airport to manchester by car?

The distance between Stansted Airport and Manchester is 207 miles. The Stansted Airport pickdrop service to Manchester will cost approximately 276 GBP for a saloon Car.

How long does it take to fly from Stansted to Dublin?

How long does it take to fly from London Stansted to Dublin? 1 hour and 23 minutes is the average flight time from London Stansted to Dublin. Reach out to London Stansted with airport pick drop service.

Can you walk to Premier Inn from Stansted Airport?

It’s about two miles and a 30-minute walk from Stansted Airport to our London Stansted Airport hotel. While the airport is technically in walking distance, parts of the journey involve walking on grass alongside busy roads.

Does Stansted airport fly to Barcelona?

Yes – the average flight time is 2 hours and 8 minutes. With flights to Barcelona from London Stansted you will arrive at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN). It is based in the center of the city

Can you park at Stansted Airport without pre booking?

You’ll find turn-up and park options available at the Orange and Blue zones of our Short Stay car parks. However, with limited availability, we cannot guarantee you a space. 

Which hotels are walking distance to Stansted Airport?

Featuring 3 international restaurants, the Radisson Blu is just a 2-minute walk from Stansted Airport Terminal. Perfect airport hotel as only a couple of minutes’ walk away from the terminal.