Duration 3h 59m
Distance 132.9 miles
Average price £73
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Watford and Skegness takes 3h 59m and the fastest train takes 3h 9m. The train service runs several times per day from Watford 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. London Kings Cross
  2. Grantham
  3. Skegness
4h 26m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£40 - £126

Watford to Skegness train times

Trains run every two hours between Watford and Skegness. The service departs Watford at 16:48 in the afternoon, which arrives into Skegness at 20:54. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 59m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Skegness via Euston station, London Kings Cross and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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The distance between Watford and Skegness is 108 miles. The road distance is 132.9 miles.

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Watford to Skegness train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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

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There are 515+ hotels available in Skegness. Prices start at £75 per night.

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