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About Stansted Airport

The third largest airport in London is located in Essex. Stansted Airport has one passenger terminal and is home to a variety of low-cost airlines.

Stansted Main Terminal

  • Courtesy telephones around the terminal link directly to the information desk
  • Information desk operates from 5.30 - 1.30 every day
  • Facilities include internet access, a chapel and conference rooms

Stansted Shops

A range of shops are open until late before and after security control at Stansted Airport. You can find accessories, alcoholic beverages, clothing and toys for kids. Duty free shops such as Dixons Tax Free offer similar items, including tobacco, perfumes and electronic devices. Get your reading material at any hour of the day from WHSmith.


Bars and restaurants at Stansted cater for people with varying preferences. If you are looking for something quick, Krispy Kreme's famous donuts, Caffã© Alba's rich italian coffee and Pret A Manger's on-the-go sandwiches, salads and sweet treats will satisfy your appetite.

Healthy alternatives are served at restaurants such as Lovejuice. Frankie & Benny's is perfect for dining with the family. Most restaurants and bars are open until late or until the last flight of the night.

Useful Services


If you need to freshen up before or after your flight, Stansted provides free showers after security at the departure lounges. Passengers will need to bring their own towel.

Meeting Rooms

Conference facilities are available at the airport which are great for business meetings. Bookings need to be made in advance. Conference rooms can hold up to 30 delegates.

Disabled Facilities at Stansted

Passengers with reduced mobility are accommodated for with Stansted's disabled facilities and services.

  • Help phones are provided at check-in
  • Help call points can be found in the terminal forecourt
  • Arriving passengers are escorted from the aircraft to the arrivals area at the terminal building
  • Departing passengers are escorted to the departure lounge and onto the aircraft
  • Wheelchairs are available for use
  • Trains below the terminal building are wheelchair accessible

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