Bishop's Stortford travel guide

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With a population of 45,001, Bishop's Stortford is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Bishop's Stortford

If you’re looking for affordable options, Water Lane Bar & Kitchen (Water Lane Bar & Kitchen 31 Water Lane) and thegourmeturk (30 High St, Bishop's) are great picks. For delicious green meals, PEACH. (Bishop's Stortford) (5 Church Street) and Côte Brasserie - Bishop's Stortford (17 North Street) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Bishop's Stortford.

When to visit Bishop's Stortford

Bishop's Stortford in January
Estimated hotel price
$82
1 night at 3-star hotel
Bishop's Stortford in January
Estimated hotel price
$82
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Bishop's Stortford

Plane

When flying to Bishop's Stortford, you’ll arrive at London Stansted Airport (STN), which is located 5 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Bishop's Stortford from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 27h.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Bishop's Stortford, followed by Eurostar. The train journey from Bishop's Stortford to Birmingham takes 1h 25m and costs around $29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bristol, expect to pay about $49 for a 1h 36m trip. Located 0.7 km from the city centre, Bishops Stortford is the busiest station in Bishop's Stortford. Another popular train station is Bishop's Stortford Eisenham, located 7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Bishop's Stortford is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 46 km from Bishop's Stortford. You’ll find branches of Hertz and GREEN MOTION , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Bishop's Stortford, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Nottingham, the bus ride to Bishop's Stortford takes 217 km and will cost you around $21. From Bristol, the ticket costs about $8 for a journey of 217 km.

Plane

When flying to Bishop's Stortford, you’ll arrive at London Stansted Airport (STN), which is located 5 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Bishop's Stortford from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 27h.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Bishop's Stortford, followed by Eurostar. The train journey from Bishop's Stortford to Birmingham takes 1h 25m and costs around $29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bristol, expect to pay about $49 for a 1h 36m trip. Located 0.7 km from the city centre, Bishops Stortford is the busiest station in Bishop's Stortford. Another popular train station is Bishop's Stortford Eisenham, located 7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Bishop's Stortford is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 46 km from Bishop's Stortford. You’ll find branches of Hertz and GREEN MOTION , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Bishop's Stortford, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Nottingham, the bus ride to Bishop's Stortford takes 217 km and will cost you around $21. From Bristol, the ticket costs about $8 for a journey of 217 km.

Airports near Bishop's Stortford

Airlines serving Bishop's Stortford

Lufthansa
Good (4,026 reviews)
KLM
Good (759 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,473 reviews)
British Airways
Good (3,802 reviews)
SWISS
Good (870 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,147 reviews)
Air France
Good (895 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,643 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,399 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (1,988 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,470 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (444 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (4,674 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Good (782 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (213 reviews)
Finnair
Good (941 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (736 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,055 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (4,658 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (776 reviews)
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Where to stay in Bishop's Stortford

Average rates range from around $194 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $272 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Stansted Lodge Guest House and Days Inn by Wyndham London Stansted Airport.

Where to stay in popular areas of Bishop's Stortford

Hiring a car in Bishop's Stortford

Expect to pay $3.05 per litre in Bishop's Stortford (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.49 and $48.65. The most frequently booked car type in Bishop's Stortford is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Kia Rio or similar) is, on average, 80% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $3.05 per litre in Bishop's Stortford (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.49 and $48.65. The most frequently booked car type in Bishop's Stortford is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Kia Rio or similar) is, on average, 80% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.