London Stansted Airport Essential Travel Guide

Getting to and from London Stansted Airport

By Train

Stansted Airport train station is situated directly below the airport terminal building, with direct links into central London and the Midlands.

By Bus and Coach

The bus and coach station is situated opposite the airport terminal, with local bus routes as well as a large number of long distance UK destinations.

By Taxi

Checker Cars have a reservation desk on the international arrivals concourse. To make an advance booking call 0800 747 737 or email

By Car or Motorbike

London Stansted Airport is located just off the M11 Motorway. If you are using a satellite navigation system the postcode is CM24 1RW.

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Stansted Airport flight information

Disabled facilities at London Stansted Airport include

  • Special assistance help points
  • Induction loop at customer service and check-in desks
  • Wheelchair accessible doors
  • Disabled toilet facilities
  • Wheelchair accessible phones
  • Special Assistance seating areas
The Special Assistance Help Desk is staffed 24 hours a day and is situated at the front of the building, between Check-in Zones D and E.

Travelling with babies and young children

Baby changing facilities are provided both before and after security, in the departure lounge and in the arrivals hall. Essentials such as infant formula, nappies and baby food can be purchased at Boots pharmacy and toys, books and games are also available for sale at the airport. A number of eateries provide children's menus and highchair facilities. The Voyager Entertainment centre offers arcade games suitable for older children.

Airport Information

To contact the main switchboard at London Stansted Aiport call +44 (0)844 335 1803. Go to for a list of important numbers.

Lost Property

For lost property enquiries call or go to the lost property desk located in Zone G of the check-in area.

Changing money at the airport

Moneycorp provide foreign currency exchange services at London Stansted with bureaux de change offices situated both before and after security and in the arrivals hall.