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Duration 3h 56m
Distance 97 miles
Average price £146
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cambridge and Skegness takes 3h 56m and the fastest train takes 2h 51m. The train service runs several times per day from Cambridge to Skegness. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cambridge
  2. Peterborough
  3. Grantham
  4. Skegness
4h 8m
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£63 - £225

Cambridge to Skegness train times

Trains run every three hours between Cambridge and Skegness. The service departs Cambridge at 21:02 at night, which arrives into Skegness at 08:04. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 56m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Skegness via Peterborough and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 8m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Skegness is 66 miles. The road distance is 97 miles.

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Cambridge to Skegness train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cambridge station.

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Cambridge to Skegness train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Skegness station.

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