How to travel from Blackpool to Skegness

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from Blackpool to Skegness

How to get from Blackpool to Skegness by bus or train.

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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 from Blackpool to Skegness

distanceDistance146 miles (236 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$69 - $129
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $69 (€60) • 22 h 29 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $129 (€113) • 5 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail (3)

Take a train or bus to travel 146 miles (236 km) between Blackpool and Skegness. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Northern Rail (3) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Blackpool to Skegness.

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Northern Rail (3) will get you to Skegness from Blackpool at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Northern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom operating trains from Blackpool to Skegness. It operates a wide range of services, from express trains to local services, and offers a variety of ticket types. Express trains are the fastest services, with journey times of up to two hours. Local services are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Northern Rail also offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of refreshments. The most popular routes for Northern Rail are between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

    FAQs: Travel from 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 between Blackpool and Skegness. You can take a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Skegness from Blackpool is by taking a bus, which costs on average $69 (€60).

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

    Taking a bus costs $61 (€53) less than taking a train, which costs on average $129 (€113) for the same trip.

    The quickest way to travel from Blackpool to Skegness is by train, which takes on average 5 h 24 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Getting to Skegness by bus takes 22 h 29 min on average.

    You should expect to travel around 146 miles (236 km) between Blackpool and Skegness.

    The average frequency per day from Blackpool to Skegness is:

    • 1 bus a day.
    • 16 trains a day.

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

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Blackpool to Skegness:

    • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Blackpool to Skegness depart from Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road to Skegness, Butlins Main Gate.
    • Most travelers board their train from Blackpool North and arrive in Skegness.

    The following travel companies offer services from Blackpool to Skegness:

    • National Express can take you to Skegness by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Blackpool to Skegness for $69 (€60).
    • Travel with Northern Rail (3) to go to Skegness by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Northern Rail (3) Blackpool to Skegness tickets on Omio for $129 (€113).

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

    • You can book a direct bus with.
    • You can travel directly by train with.

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

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Blackpool to Skegness often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Nottingham, London, Leicester, Sheffield or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Blackpool and Skegness itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Skegness and any of these top destinations today!

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