There are 3 ways to get from Thetford to Skegness by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Thetford to Grantham
  2. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

$68 - $95

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Bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Thetford, Grove Lane to King's Lynn, Transport Interchange 40
  2. Take the bus from King's Lynn, Transport Interchange to Spalding, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Spalding to Skegness

$29 - $33

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Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Thetford to Skegness 84.2 miles

$18 - $27

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No, there is no direct bus from Thetford to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Thetford, Grove Lane and arriving at Skegness via King's Lynn, Transport Interchange and Spalding. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thetford to Skegness. However, there are services departing from Thetford and arriving at Skegness via Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Thetford and Skegness is 53 miles. The road distance is 84.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Thetford to Skegness without a car is to train which takes 4 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Thetford to Skegness, including transfers.

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Thetford to Skegness bus services, operated by Coach Services, depart from Thetford, Grove Lane station.

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Thetford to Skegness train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Thetford station.

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The best way to get from Thetford to Skegness is to train which takes 4 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 13 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Thetford to Skegness.
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  • Distance: 53.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Thetford, Norfolk, England and Skegness, England?

You can take a train from Thetford to Skegness via Grantham in around 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thetford to Skegness via King's Lynn, Transport Interchange, Spalding, Bus Station, and Spalding in around 5 h 13 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Thetford to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
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
Bus operators
Coach Services
Website
coachservicesltd.com
Bus from Thetford, Grove Lane to King's Lynn, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
coachservicesltd.com
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from King's Lynn, Transport Interchange to Spalding, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Spalding to Skegness
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Thetford to Skegness is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Thetford to Skegness.

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