There are 5 ways to get from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 44m

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

£54 - £99

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Bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

£11 - £17

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Train, bus  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London National Express

£38 - £70

Bus via Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth  •  4h 12m

  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 / ...

£11 - £17

Drive  •  2h 6m

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

£21 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which costs £10 - £18 and takes 3h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard and arriving at Stansted Airport London via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Stansted Airport via Waterloo station, Green Park station and Tottenham Hale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 44m.

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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 2h 44m and costs £50 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m 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 PORTSMOUTH, The Hard station.

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Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Portsmouth & Southsea station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs £50 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £18 and takes 3h 56m.

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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: 2h 44m

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 station, Green Park station, Tottenham Hale station, and Tottenham Hale in around 2h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Victoria Coach Station in around 3h 56m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £65
Stansted Express
Phone
0345 600 7245
Email
customerrelations@abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
Stansted Express
Standard
£17
First
£25
Business
£24
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£13 - £20
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
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National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
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National Express
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to London Stansted Airport Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10
Website
Airport Bus Express

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

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

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