The cheapest trains from Stansted to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Cheapest

£29

Average

£39

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Stansted to Portsmouth will cost around £ 39 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 29.

Cheapest
10:42Stansted Airport3h20 14:02Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£291One-way
Cheapest
08:27Stansted Airport3h35 12:02Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£291One-way
Cheapest
09:57Stansted Airport3h48 13:45Portsmouth & Southsea
1 changes
£291One-way
09:27Stansted Airport3h35 13:02Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£351One-way
08:57Stansted Airport3h48 12:45Portsmouth & Southsea
2 changes
£761One-way

Timetable Stansted to Portsmouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, 21 Oct
08:27Stansted Airport3h35 12:02Portsmouth Harbour
0 changes
08:57Stansted Airport3h48 12:45Portsmouth & Southsea
0 changes
09:27Stansted Airport3h35 13:02Portsmouth Harbour
0 changes
09:57Stansted Airport3h48 13:45Portsmouth & Southsea
0 changes
10:42Stansted Airport3h20 14:02Portsmouth Harbour
0 changes

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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Thu
21 Oct
£29South Western Railway
£25National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£26South Western Railway
£25National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£25South Western Railway
£25National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£24South Western Railway
£25National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£22South Western Railway
£22National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£22South Western Railway
£25National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£24South Western Railway
£25National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£22South Western Railway
£21National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£22South Western Railway
£21National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£22South Western Railway
£23National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£22South Western Railway
£25National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£24South Western Railway
£22National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£22South Western Railway
£21National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£22South Western Railway
£22National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£22South Western Railway
£22National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£22South Western Railway
£21National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£22South Western Railway
£21National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£22South Western Railway
£22National Express

The fastest trains from Stansted to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 20 m

Average

3 h 37 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

152 km

It's difficult to get from Stansted to Portsmouth without changing at least once.

Fastest
10:42Stansted Airport3h20 14:02Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£291One-way
09:27Stansted Airport3h35 13:02Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£351One-way
08:27Stansted Airport3h35 12:02Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£291One-way
08:57Stansted Airport3h48 12:45Portsmouth & Southsea
2 changes
£761One-way
09:57Stansted Airport3h48 13:45Portsmouth & Southsea
1 changes
£291One-way

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Train Information between Stansted and Portsmouth

distanceDistance94 miles (151 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£32 (€36)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway

Trains from Stansted to Portsmouth cover the 94 miles (151 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £22, but the average price of train tickets is £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

Trains from Stansted to Portsmouth

Taking trains from Stansted to Portsmouth is the quickest way of making the journey between the major UK airport and the docks on the south coast. Most services involve a connection at London Waterloo Station and have journey times of approximately three and a half hours. A similar timetable operates from Monday to Friday with a slightly reduced service on Saturdays and Sundays. Departures are from Stansted Airport Train Station, and arrivals come in at Portsmouth Harbour Station.

Which train companies travel from Stansted to Portsmouth?

Trains from Stansted to Portsmouth are provided by a combination of companies. The route from Stansted to London Waterloo is operated by Greater Anglia, while onward services are operated by South Western Railway or Southern. On-board facilities vary, but standard services include luggage space, toilets and WiFi. Most trains will also offer trolley catering.

How long is the train from Stansted to Portsmouth?

Most trains to Portsmouth from Stansted take approximately three and a half hours and require one connection which is made at London Waterloo Station. There are some more complex routes in the early hours of the morning, late at night and during the day that involve more complex journeys with up to three transfers and travel times of up to seven hours.

How many trains are there from Stansted to Portsmouth?

Trains to Portsmouth from Stansted require just one connection and start in the early morning. There are then two to three departures an hour until mid-evening. A similar timetable is in place from Monday through to Friday with a slightly reduced service at the weekends.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Stansted to Portsmouth?

Departure train station: Trains to Portsmouth from Stansted all depart from Stansted Airport Station, which is located just a couple of minutes walk from the airport's passenger terminal. Station facilities include a waiting room, toilets, WiFi, a coffee shop, food vending machines and a newsagent. Passengers can also use the airport terminal facilities.

Arrival train station: Trains from Stansted to Portsmouth terminate at Portsmouth Harbour Station. This is just over two miles from the city centre which is easy to reach by local buses. It is also next to the Isle of Wight and Gosport ferry terminals. Facilities at Portsmouth Harbour Station include bicycle parking, toilets, snack kiosks and a cafe.

Travel Tips

Trains from Stansted to Portsmouth
Travel by train to Portsmouth 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 Stansted to Portsmouth.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Stansted and Portsmouth cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Portsmouth from Stansted for as little as £22  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Stansted to Portsmouth cost on average?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Stansted to Portsmouth train to cost on average £32  one way.
What is the distance from Stansted to Portsmouth via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Portsmouth from Stansted via train to be approximately 94 miles (151 km).
How long does it take from Stansted to Portsmouth by train?
The train time between Stansted and Portsmouth is on average 3 h 20 min  for the 94 miles (151 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Stansted and Portsmouth by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Stansted to Portsmouth train leave from? Which Portsmouth train station do I come into from Stansted?

When taking the train from Stansted to Portsmouth, you can choose to depart from train stations like Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet. Your journey can end in train stations such as Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

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

Where do I find the Stansted train station to Portsmouth? Where is the Portsmouth train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Stansted Airport, is located 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city centre of Stansted.

The most popular arrival train station, Portsmouth & Southsea, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Portsmouth.

Which train providers can take me to Portsmouth from Stansted?
For the trip from Stansted to Portsmouth you can take a train with South Western Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Stansted to Portsmouth on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there between Stansted and Portsmouth a day?
The average number of trains departing Stansted for Portsmouth is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Stansted to Portsmouth? What time is the last train from Stansted to Portsmouth?
The earliest train departing from Stansted to Portsmouth leaves at 07: 27. The last train departing from Stansted to Portsmouth leaves at 10: 42. You can find the latest Stansted to Portsmouth train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Stansted to Portsmouth to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Stansted to Portsmouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £32 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Stansted to Portsmouth a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted
Portsmouth
Stansted Airport is the most popular Stansted 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 Stansted for your journey to Portsmouth.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A