There are 3 ways to get from Leicester to Skegness by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. National Express

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 33 min

$26 - $74

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. 94.8 miles

$20 - $30

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Skegness, England?

National Express operates a bus from Leicester to Skegness twice a week. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leicester to Skegness via Nottingham in around 3 h 33 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
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
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leicester and Skegness is 113 km. The road distance is 152 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Skegness is to bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 2 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Leicester to Skegness is to drive which takes 1 h 51 min and costs £15 - £22.

No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Skegness via Nottingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leicester and arriving at Skegness. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

The bus from Leicester to Skegness takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs twice a week.