There are 11 ways to get from Scotland to Skegness by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Grantham
  2. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

£49 - £68

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Bus  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Skegness National Express

£17 - £22

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Train via Doncaster  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
  3. Take the train from Doncaster to Grantham
  4. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

£57 - £222

Train, bus  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Lincoln Central
  3. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Skegness, Bus Station

£114 - £167

Drive  •  5h 29m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Skegness 319.7 miles

£50 - £80

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Skegness

£85 - £256

Fly Glasgow to East Midlands, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Skegness

£81 - £263

Fly Aberdeen to Humberside, bus  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Humberside (HUY) ABZ - HUY
  2. Take the bus from Grimsby, Abbey Walk to Skegness, Seal Sanctuary

Fly Glasgow to London Stansted, train  •  7h 59m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Grantham
  4. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

£86 - £224

Fly Edinburgh to Norwich, train  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Norwich (NWI) EDI - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

£150 - £321

Fly Aberdeen to Norwich, train  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Norwich (NWI) ABZ - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

£165 - £319

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The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Skegness is to bus which costs £16 - £22 and takes 10h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Skegness is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Skegness via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Skegness via Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 14m.

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The distance between Scotland and Skegness is 309 miles. The road distance is 319.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Skegness without a car is to train which takes 7h 14m and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 7h 14m to get from Scotland to Skegness, including transfers.

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Scotland to Skegness bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Scotland to Skegness train services, operated by LNER, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Skegness is to train which takes 7h 14m and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £22 and takes 10h 10m.

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  • Distance: 309.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 14m

What companies run services between Scotland and Skegness, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Skegness via Grantham in around 7h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Skegness via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard in around 10h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to East Midlands Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Scotland to Skegness train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Skegness station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scotland to Skegness is 320 miles. It takes approximately 5h 29m to drive from Scotland to Skegness.

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Loganair offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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There are 515+ hotels available in Skegness. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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Flag of United Kingdom Skegness, United Kingdom

Skegness is a seaside town and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, on the Lincolnshire coast of the North Sea, 43 mi east of Lincoln. In the 2011 census Skegness civil parish had a population of 19,579. - Wikipedia

Things to do in Skegness

  • Natureland Seal Sanctuary

    Natureland Seal Sanctuary is an animal attraction in Skegness, Lincolnshire, England.

  • Skegness Stadium

    Skegness Stadium is a short circuit tarmac oval racing circuit used for stock car and banger racing and a former greyhound racing and speedway stadium on Marsh Lane in Orby, Skegness, Lincolnshire. located just outside Skegness.

  • The Village Church Farm

    The Village Church Farm, formerly known as Church Farm Museum, is an open-air museum of local and agricultural history near Skegness, Lincolnshire, England.

  • Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

    The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre is an aviation museum in East Kirkby, Lincolnshire, England. It was opened to the public in 1988 by Lincolnshire farmers Fred and Harold Panton, as a memorial to their older brother, Christopher Witton Panton, who died during the Second World War.

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