Stansted Airport Informational Guide to London Stansted Airport (STN) - Non Official

Stansted Airport Terminal

Stansted Airport has a single passenger terminal composed by three Satellite buildings.


Stansted Airport has a single large passenger terminal divided into the Check-in and Domestic Arrivals hall, the International Arrivals and Departures and the Departures Lounge.

Even though, the building is a single level terminal distributed in the following way:

Check-in hall and Domestic Arrivals

Find in this section from left to right in the central part the check-in counters (A to J). Right after the check-in, find the security check; once cleared, access to boarding gates 1 to 99 and to Departures Lounge, located in different piers along the terminal.. On the left up side to the check-in counters, find the Domestic Arrivals Hall, including a baggage carousel and an information counter. Access to the parking lots and train station by escalators and lifts. 

Outside this level, right in front of the terminal, find the ground transportation options (bus, train station and taxi rank) which are accessible via a ramp. 

Services available: Left luggage, lost & found, currency exchange, special assistance desk, repacking area, outsized baggage, ATMs, public telephones, internet kiosks, toilets, accessible toilets, drinking water, baby care rooms, prayer room, food, drink and retail concessions, tour operators.

Departure Lounge

After clearing security check in the check-in hall, you can proceed to the Departure Lounge. In this section, find access to 1 to 99 boarding gates by either pier or via transit. In this section there is a plenty offer of retail stores and food and drink concessions. 

Services available: Currency exchange, public telephones, baby care rooms, showers, accessible toilets, information counter, ATMs, internet kiosks, free Wi-Fi internet connection, drinking water, and escalators and lifts to the lower levels (parking lots). 

International Arrivals

In the central part of the hall, there are 7 baggage carousels, which one is for oversized baggage; also, find the international baggage reclaim hall. 

Then passengers will find ground transportation options (bus station, train station, car rental counters and taxi ranks) some of them within a short distance from the terminal building. You can access to the car park and to the train station via escalators.

Services available: Toilets, accessible toilets, public telephones, information counters, drinking water, trolleys, ATMs, car rental counters, internet kiosks, showers, customs, food, drink and retail concessions. 


- Currency Exchange
- Lost & Found
- Left luggage
- Luggage wrapping
- Toilets
- Accessible toilets
- ATMs
- Baby care rooms
- Wheel-chair renting service
- Duty-free shops
- Information booths
- Free Wi-Fi connection
- Baggage trolleys
- Car rental booths
- Showers
- Internet kiosks
- Public telephones
- Drinking water
- Prayer room
- Repacking service
- Special assistance desk
- Tour operators
- Meeting rooms
- Post box

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Escape Lounge: Main Terminal. Open from 04:00am until 08:30pm. Services: Food, Wi-Fi, drinks, snacks, among others. 

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