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

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

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

$11 - $15

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Skegness

$43 - $73

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Skegness 94.8 miles

$20 - $30

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

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Skegness is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Skegness is 71 miles. The road distance is 94.8 miles.

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

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

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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.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Skegness.
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  • Distance: 70.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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 - $15 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
$13 - $19
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Single
$17 - $25
Train from Nottingham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Bus operators
National Express

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