It takes an average of 3h 25m to travel from Southampton to Stansted Airport by train, over a distance of around 99 miles (159 km). There are normally 32 trains per day traveling from Southampton to Stansted Airport and tickets for this journey start from $26.82 when you book in advance.
From 2h 48m
99 miles (159 km)
32 trains per day
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The average journey time from Southampton to Stansted Airport by train is 3 hours 25 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 2 hours 48 minutes. You'll usually find 32 trains per day traveling the 159 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes along the way as there are no direct services to Stansted Airport.
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The average journey time by train between Southampton and Stansted Airport is 3 hours and 25 minutes, with around 32 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Southampton to Stansted Airport is 2 hours and 48 minutes.
Train tickets from Southampton to Stansted Airport can start from as little as $26.82 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Southampton to Stansted Airport. Travelling from Southampton to Stansted Airport by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.
The first train from Southampton to Stansted Airport leaves at 04:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Southampton to Stansted Airport leaves at 22:32. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Southampton to Stansted Airport cover a distance of around 99 miles (159 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Stansted Airport to Southampton.
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