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.
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3 h 20 m
3 h 37 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Stansted to Portsmouth without changing at least once.
|Distance||94 miles (151 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 20 min|
|Average train ticket price||£32 (€36)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||South 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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