Cheap flights from Dublin to London Stansted

Flight information Dublin to London Stansted

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Average flight time, total distance 470 kilometres

1h 15min

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London Stansted

1 airport

Fly to London, the cosmopolitan capital of England, where you can shop down Oxford Street, glimpse the Queen at Buckingham and relive the past at Tower Hill.

Airlines flying this route

There are lots of direct flights to London Stansted from Dublin. These are all operated by Ryanair.

Your Departure Airport

Dublin Airport (DUB)

Departing from: Terminal 1

Terminal 1 in Dublin Airport is well run, and easy to navigate. Passengers will find plenty of amenities to occupy them while they wait for a flight, including a variety of restaurants and bars, as well as a retailer called The Loop where you can buy souvenirs, snacks, cosmetics and travel accessories. Transiting guests will also have access to currency exchange services, ATMs, pharmacies and free WiFi throughout the terminal.  

Your Destination Airport

London Stansted Airport (STN)

Arriving in: There is only one main terminal, all flights are directed here.

London Stansted is well run and has all the facilities transiting passengers could need. There are bars and restaurants to eat in if you are hungry after your flight, and there are quite a lot of fashion, technology and book retailers that operate out of Stansted. There are porter and currency exchange services, as well as ATMs, an information desk even a prayer room. There is free WiFi, but this is only available for 60 minutes, after that you have to pay – 3GBP for an hour, 5GBP for three.


Stansted Airport is fairly easy to get in and out of. The quickest way into the centre of town is via the rail and specifically on the Stansted Express. These run every 15 minutes into Liverpool Street, and takes about 40-45 minutes. From Liverpool Street you can connect to the underground transport system, and if booked in advance, the journey only costs about 8GBP ($16) for a one-way ticket.

The National Express is a coach service that also runs into London, and a one-way ticket with advance purchasecan be around 5GBP, though the journey tends to be much longer than the trains.

You can grab a taxi right out of the terminal, but that isn’t recommended as it can become really expensive. You can book online through the airport, but prices will run to around 100GBP ($200).

If you’d rather drive, you can hire cars at Stansted Airport. Car hire companies include Avid, Budget, Enterprise, Sixt and National.

Do you need a form of identification?

Yes. This is an international flight, so you are required to carry your passport with you.

How long should you leave to get to the airport?

As this is an international flight, it is recommended that you check in at least 90-120 minutes before the scheduled departure time for this portion of the flight. Please be aware that if you are travelling in a group, or are going on to a connecting flight, that you must arrive 120 minutes before departure time. 

Things you need to know

Time difference: There is no time difference between Dublin and London.

Weather: London and Dublin have pretty comparable weather. Summers in the city are around 19-20°C. And winters (December-February) see temperatures sink as low as 4°C.

Dublin and London are very similar when it comes to many living costs, though London edges Dublin out. Expect a meal for two in the city, at a mid-range restaurant to cost about 50GBP ($105).

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.