London Stansted

Getting to and from Stansted

London Standsted is situated 48km north east of central London. It is the 3rd largest airport in the UK after Heathrow and Gatwick and is home to most European low cost (Budget) airlines.

Stansted only has one passenger terminal, a private terminal and a cargo terminal. There are 3 passenger satellites which house the departure gates, two are connected to the main terminal by air-bridge with the third by the Stansted Airport Transit system.

In 2008, Stansted welcomed over 22million passengers to the United Kindgom. The airport has excellent transport links into central London which, together with the low cost airlines, makes the airport an attractive alternative to Gatwick and Heathrow.

Terminal Info

The passenger terminal was designed to provide an unobstructed flow for passengers from their arrival, check in, security clearance and departure which is all on the same level.

Terminal facilities include luggage services, shops, restaurants, bars, bureaux de charge and internet access. Below is a selection of shops and food outlets that are available after security clearance, most of them open between 04:30am and 05:00am and stay open late into the evening:


  • World duty Free
    Find fantastic tax-free prices on duty-free liquor and tobacco, fragrance, skincare and cosmetics, confectionery, sunglasses and watches.

  • Boots
    Health and beauty essentials, including sun cream, insect repellent and other travel essentials. Most stores have a pharmacy. Boots also provides a selection of sandwiches, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices.

  • The Body Shop
    Body and skincare, cosmetics, fragrances and aromatherapy - inspired by nature, made with passion.

  • Accessorize
    A modern and inspirational collection of every kind of fashion accessory - from bags to purses, jewellery to flip flops and more.

  • Hugo Boss
    The latest collections for men from Hugo Boss black label and orange label.

  • Mulberry
    A British design company renowned worldwide for its craftsmanship and quality. The brand's backbone is an extensive line of luxury bags for men and women combining stylish, stand-out design with the finest leathers and detailing.

Food outlets


  • Costa
    Costa has something to suite anyone's taste. It offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate as well as assortment of hot and cold sandwiches, cakes and pasteries.

  • The Windmill
    A relaxing, children-friendly pub offering good value for money. Choose from a wide selection of ales and wines, plus a range of classic pub food.

  • Giraffe Juice
    Giraffe Juice's menu includes a selection of juices, smoothies, yoghurts and milkshakes, all served alongside freshly made sandwiches, soups and snacks.

Mid range

  • Frankie and Benny's
    A New York Italian themed family restaurant and bar. With the open kitchen and booth seating you feel like you are transported back to 1950's America.


  • Caviar House & Prunier Seafood Bar
    Enjoy a unique dining experience at this seafood bar and discover the finest Prunier caviar and Balik smoked salmon, accompanied by an award-winning wine list in an informal and relaxed atmosphere.


The following airlines operate out of Stansted:

- Aegean Airlines - Albanian Airlines - AirAsia X
- Air Berlin - Air Moldova - Atlantic Airways
- Aurigny Air Services - Blue Air - Cyprus Airways
- Cyprus Turkish Airlines - easyJet - El Al Israel Airlines
- Germanwings - Iceland Express - Norwegian Air Shuttle
- Pakistan International Airlines - Pegasus Airlines - Ryanair
- Turkish Airlines

Lat: 51.885759
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