Duration 4h 19m
Distance 170.9 miles
Average price £140
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Reading and Skegness takes 4h 19m and the fastest train takes 3h 31m. There is a train service every few hours from Reading 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.

Train via London • 4h 39m

  1. Reading
  2. London Kings Cross
  3. Grantham
  4. Skegness
4h 39m
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£47 - £126

Reading to Skegness train times

Trains run every two hours between Reading and Skegness. The earliest departure is at 13:17 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Reading is at 16:56 which arrives into Skegness at 20:54. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 19m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Skegness via Paddington, London Kings Cross and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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The distance between Reading and Skegness is 130 miles. The road distance is 170.9 miles.

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Reading to Skegness train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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

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