Stansted is the third busiest airport in the UK, the fastest-growing major airport in Europe, and the main home of the leading low-cost scheduled airlines. It’s owned by BAA, the world's leading airport company, which also owns Heathrow, Gatwick, Southampton, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen airports.
Directions by Car
London Stansted Airport 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.
Stansted Airport long stay parking is suitable for travellers going on longer trips or holidays. Enter your travel dates into our airport parking website to find Stansted Airport Long Stay Parking for your trip. There is one main Stansted Airport Long Stay Car Park offering an efficient airport parking service at a competitive price. Long Stay Stansted Airport Parking is a short courtesy coach ride from the terminal and is open all year round. The terminal transfer service runs every 20 minutes and the trip takes ten to 15 minutes (journey time may be longer at peak times). Security measures in the Stansted Long Stay Car Park include comprehensive CCTV coverage, security fencing and regular patrols. The Short Stay Car Park is next to the terminal and is suitable for stays of less than 24 hours. The Long Stay Car Park is a few minutes from the terminal by courtesy bus. Motorcycle parking is free in the designated bays in Zone Q of the Long Stay Car Park. Motorbikes must not be parked elsewhere.
Directions by Train
Stansted Airport rail station is directly below the terminal building. Tickets can be bought in advance or at the station. Regular services link the airport with central and east London, and with eastern England and the Midlands. Train times and fares are subject to change, so please confirm with the operator before you travel.