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

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 53 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

$24 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Retford, Bus Station to Gainsborough, Bus Station 95 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gainsborough, Bus Station to Lincoln, Barbican Hotel 107
  3. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Skegness, District Hospital

$30

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Retford station to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Retford, Bus Station and arriving at Skegness, District Hospital via Gainsborough, Bus Station and Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 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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Retford to Skegness bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Midlands, arrive at Gainsborough, Tesco station.

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Map of how to get from Retford to Skegness.
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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 Gainsborough, Bus Station, Lincoln, Barbican Hotel, and Central Bus Station in around 4 h 11 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 - $21
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Super Off-Peak Single
$17 - $22
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 - $40
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
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gainsborough, Bus Station to Lincoln, Barbican Hotel
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Bus Station to Skegness, District Hospital
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach East Midlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Retford, Bus Station to Gainsborough, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
GEM Mini Travel
Phone
01777 248503
Email
gemminitravel@aol.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Retford, Bus Station to Gainsborough, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Wilfreda Beehive
Phone
01302 330330
Email
sales@wilfreda.co.uk
Website
wilfreda.co.uk
Bus from Retford, Bus Station to Gainsborough, Marshall's Yard
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Wilfreda Beehive

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