London Stansted (STN) Airport
London Stansted STN Airport Overview
London Stansted International Airport STN is UK's third-busiest, and Europe's fastest-growing airport, and an influx of low-cost airlines offering a cheaper alternative to London's other airports has contributed to its growth and earned it at the 2011 World Airport Awards 'The World's Best Low-cost Airport' title. Stansted Airport also has won high praise for its spacious and people-friendly terminal and for a unique wildlife area for plants and animals created in the shadow of the big jets. It is also the winner of Skytrax World's Best Airport for Low-Cost Airlines award for 2011 & 2012.
M.A.G. - the new company operating Stansted - is undertaking terminal renovation & expansion, as well as expanding airline flights.
STN Airport is located at Stansted Mountfitchet, in the local district of Uttlesford, in Essex, or 48 km northeast of Central London, England, U.K., and accessible just off M11 motorway (use Junction 8A from London, or Junction 8 from Cambridge and folow signs. Postcode: CM24 1RW).
With one long runeway and serving nearly 20M flyers, London Stansted Airport is served by a host of domestic, international, low-fare & charter airlines offerering countless direct and connecting flights to all parts of the globe. Stansted Airport has one passenger terminal.
Rental car counters for major rental car agencies are located in the Arrivals area of the passenger terminal.
To transfer from Stansted Airport to London Heathrow Airport you can take (a) the Stansted Express train to London Liverpool Sreet (45 min), & transfer to London Paddington by bus, or the London Underground running every 15 mins, or (b) take the National Express bus running every 30-60 mins and taking about 90 mins (tickets are available in the trminal, at bus station or onboard.
To transfer from Stansted Airport to London Gatwick Airport you can take (a) the Stansted Express train to London Liverpool Sreet (45 min), & transfer to London Victoria by bus, or the London Underground. At Victoria take the Gatwick Express train to Gatwick Airport running every 15 mins & taking about 30 mins, or (b) take the National Express bus running every 30-60 mins to Gatwick's North & South terminals and taking about 2 hr. 45 mins (tickets are available in the terminals, at bus station or onboard.
Present & future Airport Developments: In June 2013 the start of the passenger terminal's redevelopment project was announced by new operators M.A.G. The state-of-the-art design is to better use existing space, provides for new security facilities and enlarged departures lounge; double seating capacity, add better restaurants & shops, improve way-finding and add flight information screens. The design will allow flexibility for future airline requirements. No project schedule has yet been announced.
Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM24 1QW
- Website for London Stansted: http://www.stanstedairport.com
- Contact: http://www.stanstedairport.com/portal/page/Stansted%5EGeneral%5EMisc%5EContact+us/
- Phone: +44 844 335 1803
- View Terminal Map
London Stansted STN Airport Update History
- STN Airports - Oct 27, 2013
- STN Airport Intro - Oct 18, 2013
- STN Buses & Trains - Oct 18, 2013
- STN Main Terminals - Jul 18, 2013
- STN Parking On site - Jul 18, 2013