New faster and cheaper transfers to Stansted Airport

New faster and cheaper service to Stansted Airport

 Avoid multiple changes on the tube by taking our new Rail Air service DIRECT from London Waterloo to Stansted Airport. With a fastest journey time of 1hr 10mins and the Rail Air ticket costing from just £12 on top of your rail fare to Waterloo, it’s the smarter way to travel.

  • 72 departures a day from London Waterloo to Stansted Airport (that’s one every 20 mins)
  • 1hr 10mins - fastest journey time (average 1hr 20mins)
  • £12 – price of one-way adult ticket from Waterloo

Book your Rail Air connection to Stansted Airport now on our website or through any of our ticket offices or self-service machines.

How do I book my Rail Air Ticket? chevron-down

You can book your ticket in the normal way, either via our website, through our ticket offices or through a self-service machine. Just make sure you select STANSTED BUS as your destination or ask the ticket clerk to book you the Rail Air connection to Stansted Airport.

When is my ticket valid? chevron-down

The coach portion of your ticket is valid on any available coach service departing on the date indicated on your ticket.

Where does the coach from Stansted Airport arrive at London Waterloo? chevron-down

The National Express coaches from Stansted Airport stop on York Road, immediately outside London Waterloo.

Where does the coach from Stansted Airport depart? chevron-down

National Express coaches to London Waterloo depart from Bays 26-28 at Stansted Airport Coach station, which is located on the ground floor outside the terminal building.

Where does the coach to Stansted Airport depart from at London Waterloo? chevron-down

The Rail Air connection from London Waterloo is operated by National Express. When you arrive at London Waterloo, leave via Exit 6 and go down the stairs onto York Road. Walk a short distance down York Road (keeping the London Eye on your right), cross the road at the pedestrian crossing and the National Express coaches depart from Stop F.

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