There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to Skegness by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street 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

$98 - $239

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Bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Skegness National Express

$40 - $50

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Train, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Lincoln Central
  3. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Skegness, Bus Station

$157 - $227

Night train, bus  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Doncaster
  2. Take the bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange to Gainsborough, Bus Station 98
  3. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Skegness, Bus Station

$76 - $93

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Skegness 322.9 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Glasgow to East Midlands, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Skegness

$83 - $239

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands, train  •  7 h 5 min

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

$90 - $245

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 50 min

  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

$127 - $329

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$91 - $242

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, train  •  7 h 54 min

  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

$112 - $250

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Skegness via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Skegness via Edinburgh, Doncaster and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Skegness is 265 miles. The road distance is 322.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Skegness without a car is to train which takes 8 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to get from Glasgow to Skegness, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Skegness bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to Skegness train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Skegness is to train which takes 8 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 55 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Skegness.
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  • Distance: 264.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 20 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Skegness, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Skegness via Edinburgh, Doncaster, and Grantham in around 8 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Skegness via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station in around 12 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $110
Train from Doncaster to Grantham
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $24
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Stevenage to Grantham
Ave. Duration
42 min
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
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$23 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
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
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $180
Train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
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
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Super Off-Peak Single
$26 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $34
Anytime Single
$35 - $45
Train from Stevenage to Grantham
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $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
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Train from Nottingham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Central to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Bus Station to Skegness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange to Gainsborough, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Skegness
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
RoadCar - Stagecoach Lincs
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) to Gainsborough, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Skegness is 323 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to drive from Glasgow to Skegness.

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Flybe offers flights from Glasgow Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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There are 370+ hotels available in Skegness. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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