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There are 10 ways to get from East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

£74 - £431

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Bus  •  12h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Skegness, Butlins National Express

£18 - £24

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Train via Chesterfield  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Chesterfield
  2. Take the train from Chesterfield to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Skegness

£191 - £434

Drive  •  5h 26m

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness 315.6 miles

£45 - £70

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  9h 28m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Skegness

£93 - £399

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
  4. Take the train from Nottingham to Skegness

£105 - £406

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, train  •  9h 30m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Grantham
  4. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

£96 - £389

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train  •  9h 10m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
  4. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

£89 - £441

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, train  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  4. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
  5. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

£92 - £508

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted, train  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  3. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  4. Take the train from Peterborough to Grantham
  5. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

£99 - £361

East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness by train, bus and walk

The journey time between East Kilbride and Butlins Skegness is around 14h 27m and covers a distance of around 409 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 14h 13m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER, Hull Trains and others. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14h 27m
Fastest journey time:
14h 13m
Journey distance:
409 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
£74
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
22:28
Last service departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness train, bus and walk schedules

East Kilbride → Butlins Skegness
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness is to bus which costs £18 - £24 and takes 12h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Butlins Skegness. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Skegness, Butlins via Hamilton, Scotland and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 49m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Butlins Skegness is 256 miles. The road distance is 315.6 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness without a car is to train which takes 9h 25m and costs £70 - £440.

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It takes approximately 9h 25m to get from East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hamilton, Scotland station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness is to train which takes 9h 25m and costs £70 - £440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £24 and takes 12h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness.
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  • Distance: 256.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 25m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Butlins Skegness, England?

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness via Glasgow Central, Doncaster, Grantham, Skegness, Skegness, Bus Station, and Ingoldmells, Butlins in around 9h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness via Hamilton, Bus Station, Hamilton, Scotland, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, and Skegness, Butlins in around 12h 49m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£11 - £110
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £130
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £120
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£15 - £95
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £430
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £290
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£130 - £180
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£200 - £290
Train from Doncaster to Grantham
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £85
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £85
Train from Peterborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £65
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £65
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £130
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £130
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Grantham
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £22
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £22
Super Off-Peak Single
£20 - £27
Off-Peak Single
£23 - £26
Anytime Single
£27 - £32
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £40
Super Off-Peak Single
£40 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£45 - £55
Anytime Single
£50 - £65
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £28
Off-Peak Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£28 - £45
Train from Chesterfield to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £19
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £23
Train from Nottingham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£17 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£35 - £60
Train from Peterborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £23
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £24
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£140 - £340
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£140 - £170
Anytime Day 1st Class
£240 - £340
Train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £140
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£26 - £32
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
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 Hamilton, Scotland to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Skegness, Butlins
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness is 316 miles. It takes approximately 5h 26m to drive from East Kilbride to Butlins Skegness.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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