London-Stansted airport (STN)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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London Stansted Airport, opened on August 7, 1943, is one of the busiest in the United Kingdom and is used mostly for low-cost flights. It operates domestic and international destinations within Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day. A free train service links the different sectors of the terminal.

Annual passenger traffic: 23.3 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +44 808 169 7031 - FACEBOOK

The information booth is located in the International Arrivals area.


The airport is located in Essex, near the village of Stansted Mountfitchet, 48 km (30 miles) northeast of London.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental desks are located in a separate building, linked to the terminal by complementary buses every 10 minutes.

  1. Alamo/Enterprise/National (Tel +44 127 968 2955 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm, weekends from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
  2. Avis/Budget (Tel +44 844 544 6027 - Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturday from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm, Sunday from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm)
  3. Europcar (Tel +44 371 384 3419 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
  4. Hertz/Firefly (Tel +44 843 309 3071 - Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
  5. Sixt (Tel +44 127 966 1919 - weekdays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sundays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)

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Parking services at London-Stansted airport (STN)

A number of short and long-stay areas are available on the premises, as well as valet parking adjacent to the terminal. More information: Tel +44 808 169 7031. Fares and reservations

Express Set Down - For passenger drop-off, in front of the terminal.
Short Stay - Short stay spaces adjacent to the main building.
Mid Stay - For medium stays, with courtesy buses every 10 minutes.
Long Stay - Long-term sector, linked to the terminal by free shuttle buses every 15 min.
JetParks - Economy parking with complimentary shuttle buses every 15 min., ideal for 1 or 2-week stays.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include designated parking spaces, contrasting signage, reserved seating, adapted toilets and telephones, accessible transport systems, induction loops, access ramps, escalators and elevators. Inform your airline or travel agent of your particular needs at least 48 hours prior to your arrival.
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Latest updates: August 18, 2023