COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in United Kingdom. Learn More.

There are 5 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 42A
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Ipswich

£27 - £36

4 alternative options

Train  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Ipswich

£34 - £133

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road 49.4 miles

£100 - £130

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road 49.4 miles

£7 - £11

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Portman Road 49.4 miles

£110 - £160

London Stansted Airport (STN) → Portman Road
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in United Kingdom

2m

Mandatory

Travel within United Kingdom

Nationwide control measures in place

COVID-19 help in United Kingdom

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 111

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within United Kingdom.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Portman Road is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Portman Road is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Portman Road is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 20 Apr 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 54 min.

More details

The fastest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £100 - £130 and takes 54 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Ipswich via Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 33m.

More details

The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Portman Road is 40 miles. The road distance is 49.4 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 15m and costs £26 - £40.

More details

It takes approximately 2h 15m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road, including transfers.

More details

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Stansted Airport station.

More details

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Ipswich station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road is 49 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road.

Get driving directions

There are 191+ hotels available in Portman Road. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 39.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 15m

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Portman Road, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road via Cambridge and Ipswich in around 2h 33m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Portman Road
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Stansted Airport Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1279 260 602
Website
stansted-taxi-booking.co.uk
24 x 7 Ltd
Phone
+44 1279 661 111
Website
24x7stansted.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Portman Road
Estimated price
£110 - £160

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.