How to get from Glasgow to Skegness

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from Glasgow to Skegness

You can get from Glasgow to Skegness by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Glasgow to Skegness on 14 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:00Glasgow Queen Street6h35 20:35Skegness
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14:00Glasgow Queen Street6h35 20:35Skegness
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12:00Glasgow Queen Street6h58 18:58Skegness
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Travel Information from Glasgow to Skegness

distanceDistance262 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £80
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £5 • 29 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £80 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 262 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Glasgow and Skegness. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are British Airways or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Glasgow to Skegness.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Skegness

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 Glasgow to Skegness.

You can travel to Skegness from Glasgow 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Skegness, which costs on average £5.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Skegness:

A coach journey is usually £74 less than a journey to Skegness by plane, which costs on average £80 for the same trip.

A coach is about £64 less than a train, which costs on average £69 for this route.

The fastest way from Glasgow to Skegness is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Skegness from Glasgow can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 29 h   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 28 min   on average.

The distance between Glasgow and Skegness is around 262 miles.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Skegness is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Skegness from Glasgow as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to Skegness:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Skegness.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Skegness.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Glasgow to Skegness, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • British Airways can get you to Skegness by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from Glasgow to Skegness for £80 on Omio.
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway for trains to Skegness. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for London North Eastern Railway Glasgow to Skegness tickets on Omio for £69.

Yes, there are direct services available from Glasgow to Skegness with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a 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 change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Skegness from Glasgow.

Omio customers who travel from Glasgow to Skegness often also extend their holiday to go to Nottingham, Leicester or Sheffield. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Skegness and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Glasgow to Skegness, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £5 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £80 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £69 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to Skegness tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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