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There are 5 ways to get from King's Lynn to Skegness by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus National Express  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from King's Lynn, Hillington Square to Spalding, Bus Station 505 - InterConnect
  2. Take the bus from Spalding to Skegness National Express

$7 - $11

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Bus via Boston, Bus Station  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from King's Lynn, Hillington Square to Spalding, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Spalding, Bus Station to Boston, Bus Station B13 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Boston, Bus Station to Skegness, Bus Station

$12 - $19

Train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Kings Lynn to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$68 - $98

Taxi  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from King's Lynn to Skegness 55.5 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from King's Lynn to Skegness 55.5 miles

$11 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from King's Lynn to Skegness is to bus which costs £5 - £9 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from King's Lynn to Skegness is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from King's Lynn to Skegness. However, there are services departing from King's Lynn, Hillington Square and arriving at Skegness via Spalding. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from King's Lynn to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Kings Lynn and arriving at Skegness via Ely and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between King's Lynn and Skegness is 27 miles. The road distance is 55.5 miles.

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The best way to get from King's Lynn to Skegness without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs £5 - £9.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from King's Lynn to Skegness, including transfers.

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King's Lynn to Skegness bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Peterborough, depart from King's Lynn, Hillington Square station.

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King's Lynn to Skegness train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Kings Lynn station.

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The best way to get from King's Lynn to Skegness is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs £5 - £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from King's Lynn to Skegness.
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  • Distance: 27.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between King's Lynn, England and Skegness, England?

You can take a bus from King's Lynn to Skegness via Spalding, Bus Station and Spalding in around 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from King's Lynn to Skegness via Ely and Grantham in around 5 h 4 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Kings Lynn to Ely
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from King's Lynn, Hillington Square to Spalding, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Spalding to Skegness
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Spalding to Boston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Boston to Skegness
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Brylaine Travel
Phone
01205 364087
Website
brylaine.co.uk
Bus from Spalding, Bus Station to Boston, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
brylaine.co.uk
Bus from Boston, Bus Station to Skegness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
brylaine.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Boston, Bus Station to Skegness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from King's Lynn to Skegness
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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King's Lynn to Skegness bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Skegness station.

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King's Lynn to Skegness train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Skegness station.

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Yes, the driving distance between King's Lynn to Skegness is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from King's Lynn to Skegness.

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