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Stansted AirportOpened in 1991 with a £50 million extension to the terminal building completed in 2008, Stansted Airport is one of the newer of London's international airports. It deals with around 17.4 million passengers per year (as of December 2012), making it the third-busiest airport in London and the fourth-busiest in the UK. Top international destinations (in order of popularity) are Dublin, Alicante (Spain), Malaga (Spain) and Rome (Italy). The top three UK destinations (in order) are Edinburgh, Belfast and Glasgow. The Stansted Express runs every 15 minutes between Stansted airport and London Liverpool Street and takes 47 minutes. Off peak, the Express runs twice an hour, and is replaced by a bus service during the night. Access by car is via junction 8 of the M11. Take junction 27 off the M25 if you're arriving by car from London.

 

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Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £49  31% off
Thremhall Ave, CM24 | 7 minutes from Stansted Airport
As suits the soothing hi-tech experience of flying from London's newest airport, the Holiday Inn Express Stansted is packed with little extras that make it a ... More
 
 
 
Radisson BLU Hotel London Stansted Airport
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  22% off
Waltham Close, CM24 | 8 minutes from Stansted Airport
The Radisson BLU Hotel in Stansted is really quite spectacular. Not at all what you'd expect from an "airport hotel". Aerial figures perform and spiral down ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Air Travel nearest Stansted Airport

Nearest to Stansted Airport
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Cabair Helicopters
London > Travel > Air Travel
Elstree Aerodrome, Borehamwood, WD6 | 29.8 miles from Stansted Airport
Take to the skies - it's quicker than by car - and get a bird's eye view London from the air with Cabair Helicopters. The company ... More
 
 
 
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Heathrow Airport
London > Travel > Air Travel
Hounslow, TW6 | 42 miles from Stansted Airport
Heathrow is by most measures the world's busiest airport. Located to the West of London along the M4, it can be reached by Tube (Piccadilly line), ... More
 
 
 
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Gatwick Airport
London > Travel > Air Travel
West Sussex, RH6 | 53.2 miles from Stansted Airport
London's second largest international airport (after Heathrow), Gatwick is located near the town of Crawley, West Sussex, 27 miles south of Central London. Gatwick has the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Woolwich Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Dial Arch Square, SE18 | 28.6 miles from Stansted Airport
Part of the Crossrail network, Woolwich Station will take passengers to Canary Wharf in eight minutes, to ... More
 
 
 
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Emirates AirLine (Thames Cable Car)
London > Travel > London Olympics Venues
Greenwich and Docklands, SE10 | 28.6 miles from Stansted Airport
One of Mayor Boris Johnson's big initial plans for London 2012 was this cable car link across the Thames from Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks. ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 28.9 miles from Stansted Airport
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Stansted Airport

Near Stansted Airport
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Queen's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Billet Lane, RM11 | 22.4 miles from Stansted Airport
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Chickenshed
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Chase Side, Southgate, N14 | 24.2 miles from Stansted Airport
The Chickenshed Theatre was founded more than 30 years ago in (you guessed it) a disused chicken shed. Since then, the creative team behind the theatre ... More
 
 
 
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Alexandra Palace
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Alexandra Palace Way, Wood Green, N22 | 26.3 miles from Stansted Airport
After a shaky start - destroyed by fire 16 days after 'The People's Palace' first opened in 1873 - Alexandra Palace re-opened again two years later ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Stansted Airport

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Stansted Airport
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Imperial War Museum Duxford
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Duxford Airfield, Cambridge, CB2 | 15.3 miles from Stansted Airport
The famous heritage site at Duxford began as an airfield in World War One and also played a vital role in World War Two, firstly as ... More
 
 
 
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Epping Forest
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
High Beach, Loughton, Essex, IG10 | 19 miles from Stansted Airport
6000-acre wood and the largest public open space in Greater London. A vast area of natural beauty, Epping Forest spreads out from the northeast of the city ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
8 Rangers Road, E4 | 20.4 miles from Stansted Airport
Tudor grandstand and the only remaining timber-framed Standing in Britain. Well and truly off the beaten track, this timber-framed hunting lodge is hidden away in Epping ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Stansted Airport

The best shops and markets near Stansted Airport
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Harringay Local Store
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
581C Green Lanes, N8 | 26.1 miles from Stansted Airport
Harringay locals, couple Ebony and Paul Harding, are behind this supermarket with a difference. Harringay Local Store unites their two passions, stocking locally made products and ... More
 
 
 
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Capital Gardens
London > Shopping > House and Garden
The Garden Centre at Alexandra Palace, N22 | 26.3 miles from Stansted Airport
Perched on a hill, this garden centre is sheltered from the gusty winds by Alexandra Palace. Justly regarded as one of London’s best, it’s one ... More
 
 
 
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Tiger
London > Shopping >
Unit 45-46, The Mall, Stratford, Stratford, London E15 | 26.4 miles from Stansted Airport
The Swedish lifestyle store Tiger proves that cheap and cheerful can stylish too. Doing for interiors, toys and kitchen gadgets what IKEA has done for furniture, ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Stansted Airport

What are the best dining options near Stansted Airport London?
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Enzo's Ristorante
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
88-90 Chase Side, EN2 | 21.7 miles from Stansted Airport
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Red Mantra
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
103 - 105 George Lane,, South Woodford, E18 | 22.7 miles from Stansted Airport
Situated in the East London suburb of South Woodford, Red Mantra is a stylish and contemporary Indian tapas bar and lounge. Forget your typical Indian curry ... More
 
 
 
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Morello Ristorante
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
18 High Road, E18 | 22.8 miles from Stansted Airport
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Education near Stansted Airport

Near Stansted Airport
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 27.6 miles from Stansted Airport
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 27.6 miles from Stansted Airport
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 28.2 miles from Stansted Airport
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Hainault Forest Country Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romford Road, Chigwell, IG7 | 19.6 miles from Stansted Airport
More than 300 acres, with a fishing lake, boating lake, zoo, adventure play areas, guided walks, bridleways and a nature trail. They also run orienteering ... More
 
 
 
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UK Bungee Club
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Fairlop Waters, Leisure Complex, Forest Road, Barkingside, Essex, IG6 | 20.8 miles from Stansted Airport
Close your eyes, count to three, and dive from 170ft above water with nothing more than a rubber cord attached to your ankles!!!! You will plunge ... More
 
 
 
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Redbridge Cycling Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Opp Hainault Industrial Estate, Forest Road, Fairlop, Essex, IG6 | 21.2 miles from Stansted Airport
This £4.5 million state of the art cycling centre built by the London Development Agency opened in August 2008 as the first sporting facility to result ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Stansted Airport

The best pubs near London Stansted Airport.
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The Kings Head
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
1 The Green, Winchmore Hill, N21 | 23.4 miles from Stansted Airport
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The Leyton Star
London > Nightlife > Pubs
116 High Road, E15 | 25.7 miles from Stansted Airport
A pub with a golden palm tree and eight private heated cabanas in the garden, The Leyton Star is the revitalised ... More
 
 
 
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Neighbourhood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
52-54 Celebration Avenue, E20 | 26.1 miles from Stansted Airport
A 'beer shop' with all-day dining , neighbourhood in East Village is the kind of place all neighbourhoods should ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Rootdown
London > Nightlife > Bars
237 Lower Clapton Road, E5 | 26.6 miles from Stansted Airport
Cocktails come in interesting combinations - coriander, basil and chilli margarita, anyone? - at Rootdown, a Clapton restaurant and cocktail bar with music... and a social ... More
 
 
 
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Crate Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Queen's Yard, E9 | 26.8 miles from Stansted Airport
A craft brewery and pizzeria overlooking the canal, Crate Brewery offers a unique location to enjoy a pizza and a pint in a former print factory ... More
 
 
 
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The Fringe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Swan Wharf, Old Ford Lock, E3 | 27 miles from Stansted Airport
A pop up private members' club in a former Victorian stable in Swan Wharf, a 100-metre walk from the Olympic Park, The Fringe is the place ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Stansted Airport

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Stansted Airport.
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 27.9 miles from Stansted Airport
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ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 28.1 miles from Stansted Airport
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
 
 
 
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 28.4 miles from Stansted Airport
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