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

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Train  •  4h 39m

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

$65 - $121

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Bus  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Skegness National Express

$20 - $28

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Chatham to City Thameslink
  2. Take the train from City Thameslink to Peterborough
  3. Take the bus from Peterborough to Skegness

$54 - $83

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Chatham to Skegness 167.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Chatham to Skegness is to bus which costs £15 - £22 and takes 8h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to Skegness is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham station to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Chatham station and arriving at Skegness via Dartford and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 43m.

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

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The distance between Chatham and Skegness is 123 miles. The road distance is 167.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Skegness without a car is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs £50 - £95.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Chatham to Skegness, including transfers.

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Chatham to Skegness bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from Chatham to Skegness is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs £50 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £22 and takes 8h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Skegness.
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  • Distance: 122.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 39m

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

You can take a train from Chatham to Skegness via St Pancras International, London Kings Cross, and Grantham in around 4h 39m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Chatham to Skegness once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Chatham to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to City Thameslink
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from City Thameslink to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
$8 - $13
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Skegness
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
National Express

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Skegness is 167 miles. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Chatham to Skegness.

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There are 377+ hotels available in Skegness. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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