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Best way from Stanstead Airport to Victoria Area

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Best way from Stanstead Airport to Victoria Area

Hi,

Im travelling from Ireland to London with my daughter on Friday next and would like any input from people on the best way to travel from Stanstead Airport to Victoria Area.

Is bus the best way?Is there roadworks on the way from Standstead to London? Or is the Standstead Express the best way to travel? There is only 10 pounds in the difference re fares

Jo

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1. Re: Best way from Stanstead Airport to Victoria Area

Personally, I'd get the train to Tottenham Hale then the Underground to Victoria.

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2. Re: Best way from Stanstead Airport to Victoria Area

jdbri is right to express a preference for the train. It is a lot quicker, and less subject to the vagaries of traffic in central London. If you are arriving late at night, or early in the morning (before the rush hour) the bus might be a good option - less chance of traffic delay and a bit cheaper.

Note that there are a few different bus companies, some cheaper than the others.

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3. Re: Best way from Stanstead Airport to Victoria Area

National Express run a frequent service- bus- from Stansted to London Victoria . See their website. But as others say as it slower than the train, which however only goes to goes to London Liverpool Street Station. Which is nowhere near Victoria! And the bus can be delayed by traffic on the motorway, of course.

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4. Re: Best way from Stanstead Airport to Victoria Area

londontoolkit.com/travel/terravision_bus.htm

The terravision bus goes from Stanstead to Victoria and takes 75 mins (nearly 24x7 service). The train to Liverpool Street takes 45 mins and then you need the tube so probably the same as the bus in total.

They are currently offering a £9 single

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