Directions from Stansted Airport to Victoria

Travelling by bus from Stansted airport, London to Victoria is cheap and efficient. The coaches depart from bays 11 and 12 at the coach station in Stansted airport. The express bus from Stansted London to London city centre bring you directly to King’s Cross Station, approximately 10 minutes from Victoria by tram. 

Directions from Stansted Airport to London Victoria Station

  1. Take the first exit from arrivals terminal at Stansted Airport
  2. Continue across the road to the coach station
  3. Turn right and continue to bays 11 and 12
  4. Board Citylink Bus to King’s Cross
  5. Walk through Pancras International Centre
  6. Cross the road and enter King’s Cross Station
  7. Keep right and enter the underground platform
  8. Board a tram on the Victoria line towards Victoria
  9. Disembark at the fifth stop (approx. 10 minutes)
  10. Arrive in Victoria

The Area of Victoria

A short transfer from Stansted airport to London Victoria station will bring you to a small district situated in the City of Westminster. Tourists flock to Buckingham Palace and Westminister Abbey for great photo opportunities.

Strolling around Belgravia and taking in the beautiful architecture of the townhouses is also a pleasant way to spend some time before browsing in world-renowned Harrod's shopping emporium. London Victoria is also a good starting point for exploring the impressive galleries and museums of East London.

Victoria Coach Services

London Victoria Station is on the District, Circle and Victoria underground lines. Trains from this station also connect to major cities such as Oxford, Bristol, Exeter and Brighton. Victoria Coach Station is a 10 minute walk away from Victoria Station. Take the Buckingham Palace Road exit and head south to find the entrance to the Victoria Coach Station. Eurolines operates from London's Victoria Coach station and offers cheap routes to major European cities and other coach services will connect you with multiple UK cities.


 Arrivals Hall to the Bus Station

From the arrivals terminal take the first exit, slightly to the right and take the escalators on the left that will bring you under terminal road and to the coach station. Turn right and you will find bays 11 and 12. Board the King’s Cross Stansted Citylink bus to begin your journey from Stansted airport to Victoria. Undoubtedly, Stansted Citylink is the most comfortable Victoria coach service, with reclining seats and free WiFi.


Stansted Airport to Victoria via King's Cross

Your journey to Victoria by coach is nearly complete. Get off the Stansted airport London bus at the King’s Cross drop off point, walk through the Pancras International Centre to Pancras Road, exiting with Café Nero on your right. Cross Pancras Road and enter King’s Cross station and keep right until you reach the entrance to the underground. From here, board a tram on the Victoria line, towards Victoria and disembark at the fifth stop, approximately ten minutes after leaving King’s Cross.


Stansted Airport to London Express Bus Times

Stansted Citylink operates from Stansted airport, London multiple times daily. The express bus times are every half hour between 04:30 and 23:00, with additional night bus times at midnight and 1am.


Other Central London Locations

There are many places you can explore in London after your transfer from Stansted to Victoria. If you are short on time but want to see the Harry Potter Studios, you can easily travel from Watford to Stansted for your flight and take in the studios on the same day. Paddington is a popular area for strolling around green space and navigating from Paddington Station to Stansted Airport can be done in under 2 hours. Looking for some retail therapy? Check out Camden's eclectic markets and then travel back by bus from Camden Road to Stansted Airport.