How to Get from Euston to Stansted Airport

The journey from Euston to Stansted Airport is quick and includes travelling one stop on the Underground train and a non-stop bus trip.

Getting from London Euston to Stansted Airport

  1. Enter London Euston Station and follow the signs for the Underground.
  2. Take the Victoria Line or the Northern Line from Euston to King’s Cross, a 2-minute journey.
  3. Follow the signs to the exit and cross Euston Road.
  4. Turn left and enter St. Pancras International Station on the right.
  5. Walk straight ahead and take a left at Dune to the Midland Road exit.
  6. Exit the station and turn right on Midland Road.
  7. Find the Stansted Citylink Bus for Stansted Airport at Bus Stop S a short distance away.
  8. Board the bus and arrive at Stansted Airport 75 minutes later.

London Euston Station Transport Links

Euston railway station is one of the busiest in the UK, connecting London with the West Midlands, North Western England and some of Scotland. Virgin trains provide intercity services to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Blackpool, among others, and an overnight service brings passengers to the Scottish Highlands in comfort.

Travelling around London is easy with numerous transport options operating from Euston Station: The Euston Underground Station is housed in the same building and there is also an Overground service. Bus services covering most of central London arrive and depart from Euston Road and Eversholt Street, both a short distance from London Euston station.


Euston Square and Surrounding Area

There are plenty of entertaining things to do in the area, if you have some time to spend before getting a connection from Euston station to Stansted Airport or elsewhere.

The Wellcome Collection, across the street from Euston station, hosts interesting exhibitions related to contemporary medicine and medical history, often with a connection to art and society. Visiting the collections is free, as is the reading library with resources charting medical developments, that is sure to capture the imagination of even the mildly curious.

For a quick bite to eat or a leisurely coffee, there are numerous options within the station building and just outside. Euston Square Gardens is a pleasant place to relax with a takeaway sandwich on sunny days. Those looking for something a little stronger, are catered for with bars in the vicinity that also offer light snacks.


Euston Station Underground to King’s Cross

Upon entering Euston Station from London Street, you will see signs for the underground station. Follow these signs to the underground platforms.

The Northern Line (black) and The Victoria Line (light blue) will take you directly, non-stop to King’s Cross.


King’s Cross to Stansted Airport

Either line will bring you directly to the King’s Cross station, which is only a short walk from Stansted Citylink’s pick up point. King’s Cross will be the first stop on this line and will take approximately 1-2 minutes.

Disembark at King's Cross and follow the signs to exit at street level. Cross over Euston Road and turn left. Walk a few meters and the entrance to St. Pancras International will be on your right.

Enter the station and walk straight. Turn left and when you reach a shop called Dune and take the exit onto Midland Road. Turn right and after a short distance, you will find Bus Stop S.

Buy your ticket on board the Stansted Citylink bus or save money by purchasing online. Then enjoy a comfortable journey to Stansted Airport. Follow the signs to the terminal building once you arrive at the Stansted bus station, completing your journey from London Euston to Stansted Airport.


How Much Does it Cost to get from Euston to Stansted Airport?

The price list below is for the Stansted Citylink Service departing from King’s Cross Station. Travelling within Zone 1 on the London Underground costs £4.90 or £2.40 for oyster card holders. It's cheaper to purchase your bus ticket online.

TypePrice (from)
Adult Single£5.00
Adult Return£8.00
Child Single£4.00
Child Return£8.00


Other Routes in London

The transport links in London are exceptional. It’s also simple to get from Paddington Station to Stansted Airport via King’s Cross, for example, or from the airport to Victoria. Staying in London? Perhaps a visit to Harry Potter Studios before returning home via Watford to Stansted Airport is an appealing day trip. It's also easy to navigate from Camden to Euston if you wish to take in the atmosphere of some iconic London markets before a trip back to the airport. Alternatively check out how to travel by bus from Camden Road to Stansted Airport to cut down on travel time.