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Overview: Train from Portsmouth to Stansted

distanceDistance94 miles (151 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£22 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouth Western Railway

Trains from Portsmouth to Stansted cover the 94 miles (151 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £22, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Travel Tips

Trains from Portsmouth to Stansted
Travel by train to Stansted easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Portsmouth to Stansted.
How much does a cheap train to Stansted from Portsmouth cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Stansted from Portsmouth for as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Portsmouth to Stansted?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Portsmouth to Stansted train prices are on average £22  one way.
How many miles is it from Portsmouth to Stansted by train?
The train distance from Portsmouth to Stansted is around 94 miles (151 km).
How long is the train between Portsmouth and Stansted?
The Portsmouth to Stansted train duration is on average 3 h 15 min, which is to be expected when travelling 94 miles (151 km) from Portsmouth to Stansted. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Portsmouth to Stansted train leave from? Which Stansted train station do I come into from Portsmouth?

There are a few train stations in Portsmouth to start your journey from including Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. In Stansted you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea   and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Where is the train station in Portsmouth? Where is the train station in Stansted?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea, which is located around 0.1 miles (85 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Stansted Airport, located 2.7 miles (4.3 km) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can take me between Portsmouth and Stansted?
When taking a train from Portsmouth to Stansted, you can count on South Western Railway for the best way to get you to Stansted. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Portsmouth to Stansted and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there to Stansted from Portsmouth a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Portsmouth to Stansted. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket to Stansted from Portsmouth to get the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket to Stansted from Portsmouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £22 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Portsmouth and Stansted are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Portsmouth & Southsea is the most popular Portsmouth railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Portsmouth for your journey to Stansted.