How far is London Stansted Airport away from the center of town?
48 km (30 miles) northeast of central London and 43 km (27 miles) from downtown Cambridge..
Getting to and from the airport
Train service operates every 15 minutes and the usual journey time is roughly 50 minutes to central London.
Scheduled express bus or coach services run to and from Stratford (45 minutes), Victoria Coach Station (75 minutes), Liverpool Street Station (55 minutes) and Golders Green (70 minutes) (all in London), costing about half the train fare but taking longer.
London Stansted Airport is London's third-busiest airport and the fourth-busiest in the UK. The airfield opened in 1943 and handles 24 million passengers a year with 50% of passengers using public transport to travel to and from the airport.