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There are 4 ways to get from Ashford to Skegness by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$77 - $142

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Bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ashford, Kent to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Skegness National Express

$43 - $56

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Peterborough
  3. Take the bus from Peterborough to Skegness

$74 - $113

Drive  •  3h 24m

  1. Drive from Ashford to Skegness 192.1 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Skegness is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Skegness is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashford to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Ashford, Kent and arriving at Skegness via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ashford to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Ashford International and arriving at Skegness via London Kings Cross and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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The distance between Ashford and Skegness is 141 miles. The road distance is 192.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Skegness without a car is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs £55 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Ashford to Skegness, including transfers.

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Ashford to Skegness bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ashford, Kent station.

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Ashford to Skegness train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Ashford International station.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Skegness is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs £55 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 8h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Skegness.
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  • Distance: 140.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Ashford, England and Skegness, England?

You can take a train from Ashford to Skegness via St Pancras International, London Kings Cross, and Grantham in around 4h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ashford to Skegness via London Victoria Coach Station in around 8h 10m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford International Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$57 - $63
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Super Off-Peak Single
$55 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $85
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Peterborough to Skegness
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
National Express
Bus from Ashford, Kent to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Skegness
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
National Express

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Ashford to Skegness bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Skegness station.

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Ashford to Skegness train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Skegness station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashford to Skegness is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3h 24m to drive from Ashford to Skegness.

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