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

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Bus  •  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 / ...

$17 - $23

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Bus, train  •  4 h 2 min

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

$28 - $34

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

$52 - $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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from King's Lynn to Skegness is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 11 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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The distance between King's Lynn and Skegness is 27 miles. The road distance is 55.5 miles.

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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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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 nearest airport to Skegness is Humberside (HUY) Airport which is 41.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Stansted (STN) (87.2 miles), London Luton (LTN) (92.9 miles), Birmingham (BHX) (99.3 miles) and Manchester (MAN) (109.7 miles).

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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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Boston to Skegness
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Single
$15 - $22
Train from Ely to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 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
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Kings Lynn to Ely
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach Norfolk
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from King's Lynn, Hillington Square to Spalding, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Spalding, Bus Station to Skegness, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Brylaine Travel
Phone
01205 364087
Website
brylaine.co.uk
Bus from Spalding, Bus Station to Wyberton, Pincushion Inn
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
brylaine.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from King's Lynn to Skegness
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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