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

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Train  •  2 h 53 min

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

$40 - $61

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Retford Low Level to Lincoln Central
  2. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Skegness, Bus Station 56 - InterConnect

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Retford, Bridgegate to Lincoln, Debenhams Lincoln Shopper
  2. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Skegness, District Hospital 56 - InterConnect

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Retford to Skegness 64.6 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Retford to Skegness is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Retford to Skegness is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Retford to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Retford, Bridgegate and arriving at Skegness, District Hospital via Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Retford to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Retford and arriving at Skegness via Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Retford and Skegness is 55 miles. The road distance is 64.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Retford to Skegness without a car is to train which takes 2 h 53 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Retford to Skegness, including transfers.

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Retford to Skegness bus services, operated by Kettlewell Coaches, depart from Retford, Bridgegate station.

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Retford to Skegness train services, operated by LNER, depart from Retford station.

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The best way to get from Retford to Skegness is to train which takes 2 h 53 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 54.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from Retford to Skegness via Grantham in around 2 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Retford to Skegness via Lincoln, Debenhams and Central Bus Station in around 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Retford to Grantham
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$23 - $35
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Retford to Grantham
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Super Off-Peak Single
$17 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $22
Anytime Single
$24 - $29
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
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Bus Station to Skegness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Bus Station to Skegness, District Hospital
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Kettlewell Coaches
Phone
+44 1777 860360
Website
kettlewellscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Retford, Bridgegate to Lincoln, Debenhams
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
kettlewellscoaches.co.uk

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Retford to Skegness bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lincolnshire, arrive at Skegness, District Hospital station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Retford to Skegness is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Retford to Skegness.

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