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There are 10 ways to get from Fort William to Skegness by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train via Glasgow Queen Street  •  12h 9m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
  4. Take the train from Doncaster to Grantham
  5. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$123 - $277

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Bus  •  19h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Wragby
  4. Take the bus from Wragby, Holmes Way to Skegness, District Hospital

$67 - $88

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Train  •  12h 28m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
  3. Take the train from Doncaster to Grantham
  4. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$106 - $259

Bus, train  •  15h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 916 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Lincoln Central
  4. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Skegness, Bus Station

$174 - $262

Drive  •  7h 34m

  1. Drive from Fort William to Skegness 427.7 miles

$90 - $140

Bus to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Skegness

$95 - $259

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Stevenage to Grantham
  4. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$100 - $262

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands  •  11h 32m

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  4. Take the train from Nottingham to Skegness

$122 - $286

Bus to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted, train  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - 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

$123 - $269

Bus to Inverness, fly to Manchester, train  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) INV - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Doncaster
  4. Take the train from Doncaster to Grantham
  5. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$154 - $367

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Skegness is to bus which costs £50 - £70 and takes 19h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Skegness is to drive which costs £70 - £110 and takes 7h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Skegness, District Hospital via Glasgow, Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and Wragby, Holmes Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort William to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Fort William and arriving at Skegness via Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh, Doncaster and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 9m.

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The distance between Fort William and Skegness is 335 miles. The road distance is 427.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Skegness without a car is to train which takes 12h 9m and costs £90 - £220.

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It takes approximately 12h 9m to get from Fort William to Skegness, including transfers.

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Fort William to Skegness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Bus Station.

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Fort William to Skegness train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Fort William station.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Skegness is to train which takes 12h 9m and costs £90 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £70 and takes 19h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Skegness.
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  • Distance: 335 miles
  • Duration: 12h 9m

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Skegness, England?

You can take a train from Fort William to Skegness via Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh, Doncaster, and Grantham in around 12h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort William to Skegness via Glasgow, Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, Wragby, and Wragby, Holmes Way in around 19h 22m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $110
Train from Doncaster to Grantham
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Stevenage to Grantham
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Peterborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $150
Train from Glasgow Central to Leeds
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $180
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Grantham
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Super Off-Peak Single
$26 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $34
Anytime Single
$35 - $45
Train from Stevenage to Grantham
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Super Off-Peak Single
$40 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $65
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
Train from Nottingham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Train from Peterborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Yacht Club to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Bus Station to Skegness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Website
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Bus from Wragby, Holmes Way to Skegness, District Hospital
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
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 Glasgow to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Wragby
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to East Midlands Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Fort William to Skegness bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lincolnshire, arrive at Skegness, District Hospital station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Skegness is 428 miles. It takes approximately 7h 34m to drive from Fort William to Skegness.

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