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Train Information to Portsmouth from Stansted

distanceDistance94 miles (151 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$44 (€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 trip 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. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $44 (€36), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€25). Travelers 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 schedule 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 railroad or Southern. On-board facilities vary, but standard services include baggage 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 schedule 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 center 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 do cheap trains from Stansted to Portsmouth cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Stansted to Portsmouth trains for as little as $31 (€25)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Stansted and Portsmouth on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Stansted to Portsmouth train price to come in at an average of $44 (€36)  one way.
How far is it from Stansted to Portsmouth by train?
The distance from Stansted to Portsmouth by train is approximately 94 miles (151 km).
How many hours is the train time to Portsmouth from Stansted?
While the time it takes to travel 94 miles (151 km) between Stansted and Portsmouth can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Stansted to Portsmouth train journey time is on average 3 h 20 min.
What is the departure train station in Stansted and arrival train station in Portsmouth?

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

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

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Stansted Airport and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Portsmouth most often arrive at Portsmouth & Southsea and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Stansted to Portsmouth?
Take the Stansted to Portsmouth train with South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Stansted and Portsmouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Stansted and Portsmouth a day?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Stansted to Portsmouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Stansted to Portsmouth? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this route departs from Stansted at 7: 15 AM. The last train leaves from Stansted at 10: 42 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Stansted to Portsmouth and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets between Stansted and Portsmouth to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Stansted to Portsmouth is on average $44 (€36) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Portsmouth from Stansted available 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 travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Stansted for your trip to Portsmouth.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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