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There are 4 ways to get from Norwich to Skegness by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Grantham
  2. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$52 - $114

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Bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn XL - Excel / ...
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough to Skegness National Express

$19 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus via King's Lynn, Railway Station  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to King's Lynn, Railway Station
  2. Take the bus from King's Lynn, Railway Station to Spalding, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Boston, Boots to Skegness, Bus Station 12

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Norwich to Skegness 97 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Norwich to Skegness is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Norwich to Skegness is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Norwich station to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Skegness via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Norwich to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Norwich and arriving at Skegness via Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Norwich and Skegness is 54 miles. The road distance is 97 miles.

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The best way to get from Norwich to Skegness without a car is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs £35 - £90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Norwich to Skegness, including transfers.

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Norwich to Skegness bus services, operated by First in Norfolk & Suffolk, arrive at Norwich City Centre, Bus Station.

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Norwich to Skegness train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Norwich station.

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The best way to get from Norwich to Skegness is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs £35 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Norwich to Skegness.
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  • Distance: 54 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Norwich to Skegness via Grantham in around 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Norwich to Skegness via Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn and Peterborough in around 6 h 11 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
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
First in Norfolk & Suffolk
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to King's Lynn, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.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 Norwich Bus Station to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Peterborough to Skegness
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from King's Lynn, Railway Station to Spalding, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Boston, Boots to Skegness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Brylaine Travel
Phone
01205 364087
Website
brylaine.co.uk
Bus from Boston, Boots to Skegness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
brylaine.co.uk
Hunts Coaches
Phone
+44 1507 463000
Email
travel.office@hunts-coaches.co.uk
Website
hunts-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Boston, Boots to Skegness, Dorothy Avenue
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
hunts-coaches.co.uk

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Norwich to Skegness bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Skegness station.

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Norwich to Skegness train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Skegness station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Norwich to Skegness is 97 miles. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Norwich to Skegness.

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