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Skegness to London Kings Cross by train

It takes an average of 5h 56m to travel from Skegness to London Kings Cross by train, over a distance of around 113 miles (182 km). There are normally 23 trains per day travelling from Skegness to London Kings Cross and tickets for this journey start from £16.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 41m
PriceFrom £16.50
Distance113 miles (182 km)
Frequency23 trains per day
First train06:09
Last train21:02
Departure stationSkegness
Arrival stationLondon Kings Cross
Changes1 change
Train operatorsCrossCountry, Hull Trains, Great Northern, East Midlands Railway, Thameslink, London North Eastern Railway

Skegness to London Kings Cross train times

Check out the next trains departing from Skegness to London Kings Cross for Sunday 13th June 2021 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.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
10:15 On timeskegness13:35 london kings crosseast midlands railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 20m, 1 change
11:15 skegness14:19 london kings crosseast midlands railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 4m, 1 change
12:15 skegness15:28 london kings crosseast midlands railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 13m, 1 change
14:15 skegness17:16 london kings crosseast midlands railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 1m, 1 change
15:15 skegness18:27 london kings crosseast midlands railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 12m, 1 change
16:15 skegness19:09 london kings crosseast midlands railway Super Off PeakGet tickets2h 54m, 1 change
17:15 On timeskegness20:28 london kings crosseast midlands railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 13m, 1 change
18:15 skegness21:19 london kings crosseast midlands railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 4m, 1 change
19:07 skegness21:58 london kings crosseast midlands railway Super Off PeakGet tickets2h 51m, 1 change
20:45 skegness23:59 london kings crosseast midlands railway Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 14m, 1 change

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Skegness to London Kings Cross? 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 Skegness to London Kings Cross take?

The average journey time by train between Skegness and London Kings Cross is 5 hours and 56 minutes, with around 23 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 Skegness and London Kings Cross by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Skegness to London Kings Cross is 2 hours and 41 minutes.

How much does the train from Skegness to London Kings Cross cost?

Train ticket prices from Skegness to London Kings Cross can start from as little as £16.50 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 Skegness to London Kings Cross?

No, there are no direct train services from Skegness to London Kings Cross. Travelling from Skegness to London Kings Cross by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Skegness to London Kings Cross leave?

The first train from Skegness to London Kings Cross leaves at 06:09. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Skegness to London Kings Cross leave?

The last train from Skegness to London Kings Cross leaves at 21:02. 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 Skegness and London Kings Cross by train?

Trains travelling from Skegness to London Kings Cross cover a distance of around 113 miles (182 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Skegness to London Kings Cross

Train tickets from Skegness to London Kings Cross start at £16.50 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.

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