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How to get easy, cheap and quick from Stansted to Heathrow ?

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How to get easy, cheap and quick from Stansted to Heathrow ?

My question is, how we can get easy (and also maybe quick and cheap ;-) ) from Stansted Airport to Heathrow airport. We would be so happy, if some of you out there, could help us with information about this subject ? :-)

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1. Re: How to get easy, cheap and quick from Stansted to Heathrow ?

Take a National EXpress coach. But unless you are leaving several hours between flights you stand an excellent chance of missing your onward flight

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2. Re: How to get easy, cheap and quick from Stansted to Heathrow ?

www.nationalexpress.com

Direct coaches take 1h30 to Central Bus Station (linked by walkway to terminals 1, 2 and 3) and a further 20-30 minutes round to terminals 4 and 5. Costs £25. Hope that is easy, quick and cheap enough to make you happy.

Edited: 05 July 2014, 16:30
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3. Re: How to get easy, cheap and quick from Stansted to Heathrow ?

Do you know the route the coach takes ww?

Because there was a helluvaloadatraffic, going in the heathrow direction yesterday, roadworks at 50mph limit for miles, and a couple of "incidents" too.

Turned a normally 1.5hr journey into a 2.5hr bore, just sayin'

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4. Re: How to get easy, cheap and quick from Stansted to Heathrow ?

Yeah I know EW, M25 motorway, world's biggest car park and all that, but surely when someone has booked flights from disparate airports and has left only a silly-tight time to travel between them then the problems all magically disappear. Don't they?

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5. Re: How to get easy, cheap and quick from Stansted to Heathrow ?

You could get bus from Stansted to Stratford then tube Central Line to Holborn then Piccadilly Line to Heathrow that will avoid most of the traffic problems or bus to Victoria then tube to Hammersmith change to Piccadilly Line.

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6. Re: How to get easy, cheap and quick from Stansted to Heathrow ?

Ah, no I actually want to know if the coach does take the M25, I was not questioning your advice! sorry if you thought that, post 3 not very well worded, it seems.

It would seem the most logical route for it to go, but I have never had cause to use it, so just don't know...

If it does, though, then the OP's journey is in the lap of the traffic gods, as the train route would probably take longer and be tons more faff!

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7. Re: How to get easy, cheap and quick from Stansted to Heathrow ?

We can only speculate until the OP returns with the needed information that will allow us to comment more accurately -

1) Day of week and which month

2) Arrival time at Stansted

3) Departure time of flight at Heathrow

4) Terminal and/or airline at Heathrow.

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8. Re: How to get easy, cheap and quick from Stansted to Heathrow ?

Hello EW, yes M11/M25 is the usual route. However the drivers do have permission to vary it if they are forewarned of any problems.

Several years ago when the services were separately branded (they were called 'Flightlink' or something similar) it was a not uncommon sight to see one down a little country road, followed by a string of cars whose drivers knew that the coach drivers would know the best routes around any trouble spots!

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9. Re: How to get easy, cheap and quick from Stansted to Heathrow ?

Thanks for the info ww, and the amusing anecdote!

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