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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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A fair fuel policy (also known as full-to-full or same-to-same) means you’ll only pay for the fuel you use. All car rental deals compared on TravelSupermarket come with a fair fuel policy, so you can book your hire car safe in the knowledge there will be no nasty surprises at drop-off. More information on TravelSupermarket’s commitment to fair fuel policies can be found here.

No hidden fees

All rental deals compared on TravelSupermarket include mandatory fees (for example, one-way and young driver surcharges) in your rental quote at the time of booking, meaning you’ll know the full price of your car hire upfront.

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