Arriving at Stansted airport should be a stress-free experience for everyone, whether youre there to pick someone up or youre arriving and planning to take public transport to central London. You can use the information on this page to find out all you need to know about Stansted airport arrivals. Entering your details into the form on the right lets you check the status of inbound flights, so that youre aware of timings.
Stansted has just one terminal, so reaching the right part of the airport to pick someone up on time is simple. The airport is around 40 miles from central London, and is easily accessible from the M11 motorway. If youre approaching from London use Junction 8a; if youre coming from Cambridge use Junction 8, after which Stansted will be clearly signposted.
For further directions, visit our directions to Stansted airport page to learn how to reach the airport from your starting location. You can also plan your journey using the map below.
Whether you arrive at Stansted airport just in time to pick up a loved one, or you need to wait in one of the car parks for a while, a variety of options are available. Choose one of the facilities from the selection below:
*Prices shown correct as of 21st August, 2013.
Arrivals to Stansted who are not being picked up can make the short trip to central London easily. The variety of public transport options ensures that you can travel in convenience, without paying over the odds.
The following options are available: