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== Buses to London ==
 
== Buses to London ==
 
 
The cheapest option to catch a bus into town is to book in advance through the Internet. You can also pay the driver directly or book your ticket at the airport counter when available. [http://www.easybus.co.uk/booking/EBUSBook.asp Easybus] is the cheapest option followed by [http://www.terravision.eu/london.html Terravision] and [http://www.nationalexpress.com/airports/airports.cfm?t=air NationalExpress], National Express, the national carrier, is the only carrier that connects Airport directly though.
 
The cheapest option to catch a bus into town is to book in advance through the Internet. You can also pay the driver directly or book your ticket at the airport counter when available. [http://www.easybus.co.uk/booking/EBUSBook.asp Easybus] is the cheapest option followed by [http://www.terravision.eu/london.html Terravision] and [http://www.nationalexpress.com/airports/airports.cfm?t=air NationalExpress], National Express, the national carrier, is the only carrier that connects Airport directly though.
  
 
For a quicker, but more expensive option, there is always the Stansted Express train. Note though that the tickets barrier are usually fully open before 6am in Central London, therefore you don't need a ticket to get out! ''(Information unknown for the barrier at Stansted though.)''
 
For a quicker, but more expensive option, there is always the Stansted Express train. Note though that the tickets barrier are usually fully open before 6am in Central London, therefore you don't need a ticket to get out! ''(Information unknown for the barrier at Stansted though.)''
 
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== Car Hire from Stansted Airport ==
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At the arrivals lounge there is a number of well know car hire companies including Hertz, BabaCar, Avis and Europcar. To ensure you get the best deal its advised to pre book online for your [http://www.babacar.org/car-hire-united-kingdom/stansted-airport-car-hire.htm stansted car hire]. You can view the websites for the companies below.
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* [http://www.avis.com Avis]
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* [http://www.babacar.org BabaCar]
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* [http://www.europcar.com Europcar]
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* [http://www.hertz.com Hertz]
  
 
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Revision as of 23:11, 27 December 2009

Stansted is an airport north of London in the East (England) region located in the vicinity of Bishop's Stortford. From the airport, a bus journey is 8 pound into London with coaches doing the journey regularly. The airport is also connected by train to London Liverpool Station.

Hitching Out

To London

Out of the arrivals terminal, head towards the signs for the Bus Station, turn right when you get to the buses and just follow the path, eventually walking through some car parks. There are plenty of sign prohibitting to walk in direction to the roundabout but lots of people still walk there. The roundabout is about a 10 minute walk from the terminal. Go towards the sign saying the M11 towards London. Decent spot, never had to wait to long, usually ends up faster than the bus.

Sleeping

Being so far from London with a lot of flight transfers, there is always lots of people sleeping at the airport without necessarily be disturbed. You actually might have to hurry to get your personal remote corner of the hard floors. In short, Stansted stays a great airport to spend the night in... and probably will stay as such if the people are not abusing of the suppleness of the airport authority, which appear to not always be the case when you spend time at Stansted so please don't feed by being a potential problem while sleeping over, Be dilligent! Info: AirportSleeping-Stansted

Buses to London

The cheapest option to catch a bus into town is to book in advance through the Internet. You can also pay the driver directly or book your ticket at the airport counter when available. Easybus is the cheapest option followed by Terravision and NationalExpress, National Express, the national carrier, is the only carrier that connects Airport directly though.

For a quicker, but more expensive option, there is always the Stansted Express train. Note though that the tickets barrier are usually fully open before 6am in Central London, therefore you don't need a ticket to get out! (Information unknown for the barrier at Stansted though.)


Car Hire from Stansted Airport

At the arrivals lounge there is a number of well know car hire companies including Hertz, BabaCar, Avis and Europcar. To ensure you get the best deal its advised to pre book online for your stansted car hire. You can view the websites for the companies below.