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Stansted is London's third largest airport (after Heathrow and Gatwick) and is located in Essex some 35 miles north east of London's centre. It is a major airport for low cost carriers, with easyJet and Ryanair operating flights to some of the nearly 200 destinations offered from the airport.

The airport is cheap to fly into and acts as a great springboard to London, the south east, and further afield in the UK...


Car hire is easy to arrange and pick up from Stansted Airport, with providers Auto Europe, Avis, Hertz and Sixt, among others, all having branches within the arrivals terminal. To get the cheapest car hire available, make sure you compare online and book before your holiday.

The airport has just one terminal but serves about 41 mainly charter, budget and cargo airlines to European destinations as well as well as some popular tourist resorts in Turkey and Morocco.

The route to London is easily accessible via the M11 motorway and the North Circular Road around North London. 

You can also take the M25 orbital motorway for South London and further towards Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire to the West Country. Take the M25 to visit Kent and the South of England coast, or you can stay locally in the Essex and Cambridge areas.

Follow local roads to the east to visit Norfolk and Suffolk. The A14 to the north of the airport links with the A1, M1 and M6 to access the Midlands and the North of England.

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