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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
  2. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$63 - $112

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X10
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Peterborough
  3. Take the bus from Peterborough to Skegness

$29 - $45

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X10
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  3. Take the bus from Peterborough to Skegness

$60 - $91

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Skegness 151.4 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Skegness is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Skegness is to drive which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £24 - £40.

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The distance between Basildon and Skegness is 175 km. The road distance is 242 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Basildon to Skegness, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and arriving at Skegness via Stansted Airport London and Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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

You can take a train from Basildon to Skegness via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, and Grantham in around 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Skegness via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport London, and Peterborough in around 6 h 54 min.

Train operators
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Super Off-Peak Single
$55 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $85
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Peterborough to Skegness
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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