How to get to Skegness from Blackpool

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from Blackpool to Skegness

How to get to Skegness from Blackpool by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Blackpool to Skegness is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Blackpool and Skegness

distanceDistance146 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£54 - £102
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £54 • 22 h 29 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £102 • 5 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail (3)

Travel 146 miles by train or coach to Skegness from Blackpool. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Northern Rail (3) among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Blackpool to Skegness.

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Find the best journey between Blackpool and Skegness with Omio's travel partners Northern Rail (3)! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned travel providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern travel journeys between Blackpool and Skegness. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.

    FAQs: Blackpool to Skegness

    FAQs: Travel to Skegness easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Blackpool to Skegness.

    There are 2 travel options from Blackpool to Skegness: train or coach.

    The cheapest way to go to Skegness from Blackpool is by taking a coach, which costs on average £54.

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Blackpool to Skegness:

    A coach is £48 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Blackpool to Skegness costing on average £102.

    The fastest way to get to Skegness from Blackpool is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 24 min.

    Other travel options to Skegness take longer:

    Coach takes on average 22 h 29 min.

    The Blackpool to Skegness distance is approximately 146 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Blackpool to Skegness is:

    • 1 coach a day.
    • Around 16 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Blackpool and Skegness as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Blackpool to Skegness:

    • Coaches mostly leave from Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road and tend to arrive in Skegness, Butlins Main Gate.
    • Trains most often depart from Blackpool at Blackpool North and arrive in Skegness at Skegness.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Blackpool to Skegness:

    • You can travel from Blackpool to Skegness by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £54 with National Express from Blackpool to Skegness.
    • You can go to Skegness from Blackpool by train with Northern Rail (3). You'll see cheap train tickets for £102 with Northern Rail (3) from Blackpool to Skegness on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Blackpool to Skegness with the following travel companies:

    • Direct coach with.
    • Direct train with.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Skegness as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Skegness from Blackpool.

    Your journey from Blackpool to Skegness doesn't have to end in Skegness. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Nottingham, London, Leicester, Sheffield or Birmingham. If you’d like to add Nottingham, London, Leicester, Sheffield or Birmingham to your Blackpool to Skegness trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Skegness today!

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