There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Skegness by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via London Kings Cross  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$64 - $114

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Skegness National Express

$30 - $54

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$72 - $119

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Skegness 188.3 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Skegness is to train and bus which costs £22 - £45 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Skegness is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Skegness is 140 miles. The road distance is 188.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Skegness, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Skegness via London Kings Cross and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Skegness, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Skegness via London St Pancras International LL, London Kings Cross, and Grantham in around 4 h 41 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Stevenage to Grantham
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$35 - $55
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Super Off-Peak Single
$55 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $85
Train from Stevenage to Grantham
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $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
$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

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