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Cheap return flights to Stansted

The lowest prices found within the past 7 days to Stansted were £35 for one-way flights and £66 for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Destination Airport IATA CodeLON
Number of Airlines Serving
AirlineseasyJet, Loganair
Flight Price£66
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Your guide on flights to Stansted

London is, quite simply, the city that needs no introduction. Home to some of the best museums and galleries in Europe, acres of lush parkland, and world-famous landmarks, it’s a place where tradition and modernity go comfortably hand in hand. Begin your day in the cosmopolitan City of London, where towering skyscrapers sit alongside medieval churches and the historic Tower, before visiting iconic buildings like Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey and exploring the bustling streets of hip Soho, with its trendy clubs, boutique shops and five-star restaurants. With regular low-priced flights to Stansted Airport available from all over Britain, discovering the capital has never been easier.

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There’s no bad time to visit London, with the main sights open to visitors all year round. The city is charming enough in winter to warm the cockles of any traveller’s heart, and warm enough in summer for tanning in the parks. Those after a low fare are in luck: cheap tickets to Stansted are usually readily available, especially in winter – the perfect opportunity for a festive break. If you choose to visit in summer, the lively Notting Hill Carnival is a must, with the colourful August celebration lasting for two days.

Flying to Stansted from the UK

As it’s one of Britain’s busiest airports, you’ll have no trouble finding cheap flights to Stansted from other domestic hubs. To give you a hint of its popularity, there are upwards of eight flights scheduled every day from Edinburgh alone. Glasgow and Dundee are other Scottish cities with regular departures to Stansted, while in Northern Ireland flights are operated from both Belfast and Derry. Three airlines – Ryanair, easyJet and Flybe — fly these routes, and they all offer fantastic deals and short flight times, jetting you to the capital in under 90 minutes across the board.

Travelling from Stansted to London city centre

Stansted is about 40 miles from London’s centre, but it’s impressively easy to make your way to the heart of the action. The high price of taxi fares – up to £70 – means that the most popular means of transport is the Stansted Express train to Liverpool Street station. Taking just under an hour, it costs around £20 and leaves every 15 minutes. If your final destination is elsewhere in the capital, hop off at Tottenham Hale and switch to the tube line. A cheaper option is the National Express bus to either London Victoria or Liverpool Street. This takes just over an hour, costs £10 and leaves every 15-30 minutes.

The magic of London

From the famed theatres of Southbank and the West End, to the grand opulence of Buckingham Place and Westminster, London is a feast for the senses. Its many districts are self-contained destinations in themselves – upmarket Bloomsbury, long a writers’ haven, hosts the British Museum and the University of London; trendy Covent Garden is a shopper’s paradise; Camden boasts a live-music scene and an infectious, alternative vibe; and colourful Chinatown houses some of the best restaurants in the country.

Tips for finding cheap flights

❓ How much does it cost to fly to Stansted?

✔️ The price of roundtrip flights to Stansted ranges from £66 to £365. Travellers looking to book a one-way ticket to Stansted can find fantastic flights for as little as £35. Bargain-hunters take note: January is the best month to nab a cheap flight to Stansted.

❓ How do I find the cheapest flight to Stansted?

✔️ The price of flights to Stansted can vary greatly, depending on a number of factors. Bagging a cheap flight to Stansted is easier if you have some flexibility with your departure and arrival dates, while your selection of airports and airlines can also impact ticket prices. To find the best deals, try changing your search criteria to accommodate alternate dates and terminals. ebookers offers big discounts, a huge selection of airlines, and an easy-to-use booking platform, making it easy to find the perfect flight to Stansted, no matter whether you’re traveling for business, looking for a quick getaway or planning a family vacation. So, window or aisle?

❓ What are the top airlines that fly to Stansted?

✔️ If you’re looking to book a flight to Stansted, you’ll discover a number of great airlines to choose from, including easyJet, Loganair. ebookers makes it easy to compare flights to see which airline best suits your needs, ensuring that you can stretch your dollar further and get the most out of your time in the sky.

❓ Can I cancel my flight to Stansted with ebookers?

✔️ We get it: life happens, plans change, and you need to change with them. If you need to change or cancel your flight to Stansted, you can reach out to ebookers through the customer service portal, where you’ll also find useful trip-related help covering everything from flights and rental cars to activities and hotels.

❓ How do I search for a flexible flight to Stansted?

✔️ To get the most out of ebookers flexible flights option, use the drop-down menu on the ‘Flights’ page. This menu can be found by clicking on the ‘Advanced options’ button. From here, you can customise your search parameters to find your perfect flight. After searching for your flight, you can also compare prices on surrounding dates by clicking on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link at the top of your search results.

❓ What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

✔️ This is one is easy to remember: Save on Sundays. We found that tickets booked on a Sunday resulted in the best deal on average in 2019. However, Saturdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2019.

❓ What are the cheapest days to fly?

✔️ When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2019, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.