Stansted Airport Guide

Welcome to the Stansted Airport Guide – the definitive resource to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around Stansted Airport.

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Airport code: STN
Airport postcode: CM24 1RW
+44 (0)844 335 1803
56 km from London

Our independent Stansted Airport Guide provides a handy reference for those travelling to, from or through London Stansted Airport.

London’s third busiest airport, Stansted has a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and disabled travellers. Public transportation to and from the airport is reliable and frequent with a choice of trains, coaches, taxis and car hire.

Stansted Airport has one terminal and 2016 has already seen the annual passenger numbers increase to 23.9 million.

Those wishing to drive to the airport will find it easily accessible and well sign posted from the access roads. The airport offers a range of valet, short and long stay parking.

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    Stansted Airport is close to new annual passenger record

    Stansted Airport has just hit a 24 million annual passenger total for only the second time in history as it pushes closer towards a new record. Nearly 2.2m passengers passed through the airport facilities last month which went down as the second busiest September on record and a 6.9% increase compared to the same month last year. This took the total since September 2015 to September 2016 to 24.009m. Furthermore this was a 8.4% increase on the year before and was also just 6,000 passengers short from the all time highest record from October 2007.

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    Stansted Airport's Birthday bash raises £1500 for two local charities.

    A ball that was held back in April to celebrate Stansted Airport’s 25th year since it opened has managed to raise a staggering £1500 for two amazing causes.

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    Stansted's busiest March on Record!

    Good news seems to be continuing at Stansted Airport as it has been reported that last month was the busiest March on record with over 1.89m passengers venturing through the terminal, while the overall annual travellers has also risen to 23m for the first time since July 2008. The peak in March also helped contribute to its busiest ever winter season with over 8.66m passengers walking through the airport’s doors over the 5 month period finishing in March 2016. This beat the previous season high set in winter 2006/07.

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    Are you a First Time Flyer?

    If you are yet to travel through an airport, or a little rusty on the whole process, we have the perfect guide for you.

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    The Wetherspoon pub replaced by The Windmill at Stansted Airport

    Stansted Airport has a lot to offer in preparation for the busy summer ahead; pub operator JD Wetherspoon opened their £2.7m bar in the revamped terminal in March, and a lot more is coming up.

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