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Nottingham to Skegness by train

It takes an average of 2h 11m to travel from Nottingham to Skegness by train, over a distance of around 63 miles (101 km). There are normally 22 trains per day travelling from Nottingham to Skegness and tickets for this journey start from £12.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 58m
PriceFrom £12.50
Distance63 miles (101 km)
Frequency22 trains per day
First train04:48
Last train18:46
Departure stationNottingham
Arrival stationSkegness
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsEast Midlands Railway

Nottingham to Skegness train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nottingham to Skegness for Tuesday 25th January 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:42 08:58 2h 16m, direct
07:46 09:58 2h 12m, direct
09:50 11:53 2h 3m, direct
10:46 12:56 2h 10m, direct
11:46 13:53 2h 7m, direct
12:45 14:56 2h 11m, direct
14:46 16:59 2h 13m, direct
15:45 18:00 2h 15m, direct
16:45 19:05 2h 20m, direct
17:48 20:03 2h 15m, direct

Travel from Nottingham to Skegness by train in 1h 55m

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It usually takes around 2h 11m to travel the 63 miles (101 km) from Nottingham to Skegness by train, with around 21 trains running on this route daily. Good news! There are direct trains available on this route, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. Travelling with East Midlands Railway (EMR) on this route, you can reach Skegness in just 1h 55m on the fastest services. Kitted out with free WiFi, you can always stay connected on EMR trains.

If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, take the train during Off-Peak times. You can also get a Railcard if you’re travelling by train more than a few times a year – you'll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys.

Keen to book your train tickets from Nottingham to Skegness? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to learn a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs including first and last train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Nottingham to Skegness? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Nottingham to Skegness take?

The average journey time by train between Nottingham and Skegness is 2 hours and 11 minutes, with around 22 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Nottingham and Skegness by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nottingham to Skegness is 1 hour and 58 minutes.

How much does the train from Nottingham to Skegness cost?

Train ticket prices from Nottingham to Skegness can start from as little as £12.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Nottingham to Skegness?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Nottingham to Skegness without having to change trains. There are 22 direct trains from Nottingham to Skegness each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Nottingham to Skegness leave?

The first train from Nottingham to Skegness leaves at 04:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Nottingham to Skegness leave?

The last train from Nottingham to Skegness leaves at 18:46. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Nottingham and Skegness by train?

Trains travelling from Nottingham to Skegness cover a distance of around 63 miles (101 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Skegness to Nottingham.

Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Skegness

Train tickets from Nottingham to Skegness start at £12.50 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Nottingham to Skegness is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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