Trains from Norwich to Stansted Airport

Greater Anglia offers direct trains between Norwich and Stansted Airport.

Our direct train link will take you within a 2 minute walk from International and Domestic Arrivals at Stansted Airport. Trains leave roughly every hour and takes around 120 minutes* to reach Stansted airport from Norwich. Tickets start from £13.80 you won't find a cheaper fare anywhere else, but in the unlikely event you do find a cheaper deal, we will refund the difference with our online price promise.

Over 28m passengers fly from London Stansted Airport each year. It offers over 200 destinations and has unrivalled European coverage - catch a flight to Spain, Dubai, Morocco and more! Train platforms are located directly beneath under the airport and takes around 2 minutes to walk to and from the terminal with lifts, escalators and ramps to make carrying luggage easier.

What we are doing to keep you safe:

  • We're continuing to clean and sanitise our trains and stations
  • Ventilation – air conditioning on all our new trains and some old trains sucks in fresh air every six to nine minutes. Other trains have opening windows. On all trains, doors opening at stations lets more air in.

Try walking down the platform or train, as there are often fewer people further down the train.

If you are still nervous about travelling on busier trains, you can use our less busy trains tool on our website for help with finding a train with fewer passengers.

If you’re at the station, a member of staff will be able to advise you about a quieter alternative. If you’re at an unstaffed station just press the help button on the ticket machine and one of our customer service staff at Norwich will be able to advise you.

We’d like you to carry on wearing a face covering if you can when you’re on busy trains and stations, please. Government advice is still to wear a face covering in crowded and enclosed places.

Thank you to all our customers who wear their face coverings when travelling with us. It’s a simple way for us all to keep each other safe.

For full information on latest face coverings advice, visit the Government's website.

  • We're cleaning and sanitising our trains and stations, paying particular attention to high touch areas such as push buttons, door handles and grab rails.
  • We're carrying out turnaround cleaning inside trains at terminus stations throughout the day. This includes high touch point areas such as grab rails and washroom surfaces.
  • We’re using fogging guns with a fine mist of disinfectant for train cleaning in depots.

Yes, we have hand sanitiser available at all staffed stations and we're keeping soap and water topped up in our toilets on stations and trains so you can wash your hands. It’s a good idea to carry your own small bottle of hand sanitiser with you.

Practising good hygiene will help yourself and others.

We continue high levels of cleaning and paying attention to high touch areas on our vehicles. When appropriate, we have created a ‘bubble’ around our drivers in order to reduce their own risk and the risk of all passengers on the rail replacement bus. In some cases, operators have even installed clear barriers to reduce risk.
All travellers are encouraged to wear face coverings on rail replacement.

Have Questions? Read Our FAQ Below

What time does the first train leave from Norwich to Stansted Airport?

The first train departs Norwich for Stansted Airport at 05:33 Monday to Friday, 05:27 on Saturday and 09:03 on Sunday

Download the timetable here

What time does the last train leave from Norwich to Stansted Airport?

The last train departs Norwich for Stansted Airport at 21:12 Monday to Saturday and 20:03 on Sunday

Download the timetable here

Where does the Norwich to Stansted Airport train stop?

The Norwich to Stansted Airport train stops at Wymondham, Attleborough, Thetford, Brandon, Ely, Cambridge North, Cambridge, Whittlesford Parkway, Audley End and Stansted Airport.

Is there Wi-Fi on the Norwich to Stansted Airport train?

Yes, there is free Wi-Fi on this service. We're also in the process of rolling out new trains to replace our entire fleet, bringing in more space, more seats, air-conditioning, and Plug & USB points. So you can catch up with your boxsets, charge your phone and update your social media.

How long does it take to get from Norwich to Stansted Airport?

The average journey time between Norwich and Stansted Airport is around 2 hours 8 minutes, and the fastest journey is only 1 hour 45 minutes*

Norwich

  • Ticket office
  • Bus service
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Taxi-rank
  • Wifi

Stansted Airport

  • Ticket office
  • Bus service
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Wifi
  • Seated area available