There are 5 ways to get from Taunton to Skegness by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via London Kings Cross  •  5 h 56 min

  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

$129 - $237

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

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

$28 - $37

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 52 min

  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  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to Skegness 254.1 miles

$50 - $80

Train, fly  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
  4. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$131 - $417

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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 via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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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 6 h 52 min.

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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 5 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min 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 5 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Taunton to Skegness.
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  • Distance: 208.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Taunton to Skegness via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, and Grantham in around 5 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taunton to Skegness via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Super Off-Peak Single
$55 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $85
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
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Train from Nottingham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
2 h 6 min
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
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Skegness
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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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 4 h 32 min to drive from Taunton to Skegness.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to London City Airport.

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