Duration 4h 39m
Distance 157.8 miles
Average price £87
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Skegness and Southend-on-Sea takes 4h 39m and the fastest train takes 4h 12m. There is a train service every few hours from Skegness to Southend-on-Sea. 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 • 4h 21m

  1. Skegness
  2. Grantham
  3. London Liverpool Street
  4. Southend-on-Sea
4h 21m
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£52 - £126

Skegness to Southend-on-Sea train times

Trains run every two hours between Skegness and Southend-on-Sea. The earliest departure is at 11:15 in the morning, and the last departure from Skegness is at 20:15 which arrives into Southend-on-Sea at 00:48. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 39m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Skegness to Southend-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Skegness and arriving at Southend Victoria via Grantham, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 21m.

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The distance between Skegness and Southend-on-Sea is 113 miles. The road distance is 157.8 miles.

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Skegness to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Skegness station.

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Skegness to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Southend Victoria station.

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There are 308+ hotels available in Southend-on-Sea. Prices start at £75 per night.

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