There are 4 ways to get from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$54 - $71

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Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stansted Airport London National Express

$19 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Guildhall, Civic Offices to Bognor Regis, Station
  2. Take the train from Bognor Regis to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport

$62 - $86

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) 128 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth and arriving at Stansted Airport London via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 96 miles. The road distance is 128 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN), including transfers.

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Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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There are 186+ hotels available in London Stansted Airport (STN). Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 95.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Green Park Underground Station, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, and Tottenham Hale in around 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h 16 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Guildhall, Civic Offices to Bognor Regis, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com

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