Sleeping in and near London Stansted Airport

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You have a flight with stopover at London Stansted Airport and the next flight is the next day? Or do you have a flight that arrives late in the evening or leaves early in the morning and you want to sleep inside the airport or are you looking for accommodation near the airport?

In this short guide we will give you all the information and useful tips on where to sleep, both inside the airport and near the airport, to travel comfortably and especially not to miss the plane.



If you need a convenient way to get to London, you can use the train Stansted Express which in about 45 minutes will take you to London Liverpool Street station. Tickets for the journey can be booked and purchased at a reduced price online.

Book and buy your ticket for the Stansted Express

Sleeping inside London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport never closes, it is always open, but camping or sleeping bags are prohibited inside the airport. Anyway, if you want rest on the benches the downstairs seating area near Gates 90-93 is recommended, which is often quiet. Or you can relax at the Burger King Delivery and Costa Coffee which are open 24 hours a day.

Even if you contact the Facebook page of London Stansted Airport, you are advised that it is not allowed to sleep or stay in the terminal for health and safety reasons. So, for convenience and to spend a quiet night it is recommended to stay in one of the hotels outside the airport.

Sleeping near London Stansted Airport

Near the airport there are quattro hotel, very comfortable solutions where to sleep for those who have an early flight and do not want to risk missing their flight, or for those who arrive late at night and want to rest immediately and reach London the next day.



Two hotels are within walking distance and are the Radisson Blu Hotel and the Hampton by Hilton, while the other two are located approximately 1 km away and are the Holiday Inn Express and the Premier Inn. The rates of the first two hotels are approx 40-50 euro per person per night, while the last two hotels have rates of 25-40 euro per person per night.

Il Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport it's a hotel 4 stars located in Waltham Close CM24 1PP (2 minutes walk from the terminal) and offers a good quality / price ratio, in addition to the great location. Rates are around 50 euros per person per night.


THEHampton By Hilton London Stansted Airport it's a hotel 3 stars located at Bassingbourn Road CM24 1QW. It is a good one budget hotel and it's in a great location, just 300 meters from Stansted Airport Railway Station. Rates of 40-45 euros per night per person.

THEHoliday Inn Express London Stansted it's a hotel 3 stars Mid-range located at Thremhall Avenue CM24 1PY. It is located a bit further from the airport Compared to the first 2 hotels, however, it offers lower rates of 20-30% on average.


Il Premier Inn London Stansted Airport it's a hotel 3 stars mid-range, located on Thremhall Ave CM24 1PY, next to the Holiday Inn Express. AND the cheapest hotel near the airport London Stansted, with rates starting from 25 euros per person per night.


The Radisson Blu Hotel near London Stansted Airport
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