There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Butlins Skegness by train, bus or car

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Train LNER  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$68 - $121

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Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Peterborough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough to Skegness, Butlins National Express

$30 - $44

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough to Skegness, Butlins National Express

$61 - $90

Train via Norwich  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Norwich
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$118 - $170

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Butlins Skegness 139.9 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Butlins Skegness. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and arriving at Skegness, Butlins via Stansted Airport London and Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Butlins Skegness is 100 miles. The road distance is 139.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Butlins Skegness without a car is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Chelmsford to Butlins Skegness, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Butlins Skegness bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Butlins Skegness is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 27 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Butlins Skegness is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Chelmsford to Butlins Skegness.

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There are 339+ hotels available in Butlins Skegness. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Butlins Skegness.
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  • Distance: 100.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Butlins Skegness, England?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Butlins Skegness via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, Grantham, Skegness, Skegness, Bus Station, and Ingoldmells, Butlins Main Gate in around 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Butlins Skegness via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport London, Peterborough, and Skegness, Butlins in around 6 h 27 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
58 min
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
1 h 28 min
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
Train from Norwich to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
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, Butlins
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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