Stansted Airport
PlaceLondon Stansted Airport
Local authorityUttlesford
Station codeSSD
Managed byNational Express East Anglia
Platforms in use3
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail
Annual rail passenger usage
2004/05 *11px 3.822 million
2005/06 *11px 3.799 million
2006/07 *11px 5.370 million
2007/08 *11px 5.522 million
2008/09 *11px 5.298 million
Opened 1991 (1991)
National Rail - UK railway stations
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* Annual passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Stansted Airport from Office of Rail Regulation statistics.
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Stansted Airport railway station serves London Stansted Airport in Essex, England.

It is situated at the end of a short branch from the West Anglia Main Line. The branch was constructed at a cost of £44 million and opened in 1991, to coincide with the completion of the airport's new terminal building. The station has been built as a through station for a possible future extension of the line towards Braintree.


The principal service to Stansted Airport is the Stansted Express, a dedicated airport link service from London Liverpool Street operated by National Express East Anglia, which runs every 15 minutes. Other services operated by National Express East Anglia include local services to Liverpool Street, a service to Stratford in east London, and occasional trains northwards to Cambridge.

The station is also served by CrossCountry, who operate an hourly service to Birmingham New Street, via Cambridge, Peterborough and Leicester.

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Preceding station 12px National Rail Following station
Bishop's Stortford
or Harlow Town
  National Express East Anglia
Stansted Express
Stansted Mountfitchet   National Express East Anglia
West Anglia Main Line
Audley End   CrossCountry
Birmingham New Street / Leicester - Stansted Airport

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Coordinates: 51°53′20″N 0°15′40″E / 51.889°N 0.261°E / 51.889; 0.261nl:Station Stansted Airport

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