There are 4 ways to get from Retford 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 53 min

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

$43 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

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

$25

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 10 min

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

$25 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Retford to Skegness 64.6 miles

$13 - $20

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 City Bus Station in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
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
$16 - $23
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Super Off-Peak Single
$18 - $24
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $24
Anytime Single
$26 - $31
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
$29 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from City Bus Station to Skegness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from City Bus Station to Skegness, District Hospital
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
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
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Kettlewell Coaches

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Retford to Skegness?

The distance between Retford and Skegness is 87 km. The road distance is 103 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Retford to Skegness?

The cheapest way to get from Retford to Skegness is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Retford to Skegness?

The quickest way to get from Retford to Skegness is to drive which takes 1 h 22 min and costs £10 - £15.

Is there a direct train between Retford and Skegness?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Retford and Skegness?

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 City Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Retford to Skegness?

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