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There are 6 ways to get from Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Doncaster  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Skegness to Grantham
  2. Take the train from Grantham to Doncaster
  3. Take the train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly

£62 - £178

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Bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Skegness to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Airport National Express

£13 - £17

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Train  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Skegness to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly

£84 - £133

Train, bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from Lincoln Central to Sheffield
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3 to Manchester Airport The Station X57

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) 133.8 miles

£20 - £30

Train, fly  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Skegness to Grantham
  2. Take the train from Grantham to London Kings Cross
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

£90 - £326

Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train

The train journey time between Skegness and Manchester Airport (MAN) is around 5h 11m and covers a distance of around 179 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 12m. Operated by East Midlands Railways, LNER, Hull Trains and others, the Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) train service departs from Skegness and arrives in Manchester Airport. Typically 65 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 11m
Fastest train time:
4h 12m
Train distance:
179 miles
Trains per week:
65
Cheapest price:
£62
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:06
Last train departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) train schedules

Skegness → Manchester Airport (MAN)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 6h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to drive which takes 2h 40m and costs £20 - £30.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Skegness and arriving at Manchester Airport via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Skegness and arriving at Manchester Airport via Grantham, Doncaster and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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The distance between Skegness and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 110 miles. The road distance is 133.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) without a car is to train via Doncaster which takes 4h 42m and costs £60 - £180.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN), including transfers.

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Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Skegness station.

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Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Skegness station.

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The best way to get from Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to train via Doncaster which takes 4h 42m and costs £60 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 6h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN).
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  • Distance: 109.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Skegness, England and Manchester Airport (MAN), England?

You can take a train from Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Grantham, Doncaster, and Manchester Piccadilly in around 4h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 6h 50m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £300
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Skegness to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £28
Off-Peak Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£28 - £45
Train from Skegness to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£17 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£35 - £60
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£18 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£40 - £60
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £85
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £85
Train from Grantham to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £130
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £130
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £22
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £22
Super Off-Peak Single
£20 - £27
Off-Peak Single
£23 - £26
Anytime Single
£27 - £32
Train from Grantham to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £40
Super Off-Peak Single
£40 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£45 - £55
Anytime Single
£50 - £65
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£11 - £16
Off-Peak Day Single
£16 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £35
Bus operators
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 Skegness to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Hulleys of Baslow
Phone
01246 582246
Email
office2008@hulleys-of-baslow.co.uk
Website
hulleys-of-baslow.co.uk
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3 to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Hulleys of Baslow

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Airport station.

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Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN) is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Skegness to Manchester Airport (MAN).

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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