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

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Train via King's Cross St. Pancras station  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Taunton to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$128 - $236

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Bus  •  10h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Taunton to Wragby National Express
  2. Take the bus from Wragby, Holmes Way to Skegness, District Hospital 56 - InterConnect

$29 - $37

2 alternative options

Train  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Skegness

$141 - $218

Drive  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from Taunton to Skegness 254.1 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to Skegness is to bus which costs £22 - £29 and takes 10h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to Skegness is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taunton to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Skegness, District Hospital via Wragby, Holmes Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Taunton to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Skegness via Birmingham New Street and Nottingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 51m.

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The distance between Taunton and Skegness is 208 miles. The road distance is 254.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Skegness without a car is to train which takes 5h 53m and costs £95 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Taunton to Skegness, including transfers.

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

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Taunton to Skegness train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Taunton station.

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The best way to get from Taunton to Skegness is to train which takes 5h 53m and costs £95 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £29 and takes 10h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Taunton to Skegness.
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  • Distance: 208.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 53m

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

You can take a train from Taunton to Skegness via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, and Grantham in around 5h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taunton to Skegness via Wragby and Wragby, Holmes Way in around 10h 58m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Super Off-Peak Single
$55 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $85
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
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
Train from Nottingham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Taunton to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
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 Taunton to Wragby
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wragby, Holmes Way to Skegness, District Hospital
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Taunton to Skegness is 254 miles. It takes approximately 4h 32m to drive from Taunton to Skegness.

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