Stansted Airport

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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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Hotels near Stansted Airport

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    Hilton London Stansted Airport Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £41† 27% off
    Round Coppice Road, CM24 | 2.1 miles from Stansted Airport
    Located near one of London's increasingly busy airports, the Hilton Stansted is ideal for those arriving or leaving the UK via this popular route. Situated in ... More
    Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £41† 21% 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 £59† 30% 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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    Travel near Stansted Airport

    Near Stansted Airport
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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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    Canary Wharf Crossrail Station
    London > Travel > Railway Stations
    West India Quay, E14 | 29.1 miles from Stansted Airport
    Canary Wharf Crossrail Station will be one of the largest Crossrail stations when trains start using the network in 2018 and the Canary Wharf site is ... More
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    Liverpool Street Tube Station
    London > Travel > Underground Stations
    Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 29.5 miles from Stansted Airport
    One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... 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

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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 > Careers 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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    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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    Lee Valley Athletics Centre
    London > Leisure >
    Lee Valley Leisure Complex, 61 Meridian Way, Edmonton, N9 | 21.7 miles from Stansted Airport
    Officially opened in 2007 by Tessa Jowell, Minister for the Olympics, the Lee Valley Athletics Centre is the largest indoor and outdoor athletics facility serving London ... 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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    King Eddie's
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 26.4 miles from Stansted Airport
    A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
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    King Eddie's
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 26.4 miles from Stansted Airport
    A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
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    Nightlife near Stansted Airport

    Stansted Airport clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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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    Hackney Central
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    Amhurst Road, E8 | 27.2 miles from Stansted Airport
    Hackney’s freshest venue is a converted railway station with a plush bar / restaurant on the ground floor and a nightclub upstairs. The kitchen serves excellent ... 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 Exhibition Centre
    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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