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Manchester to Skegness by train
Fastest journey3hr 34m
Trains per day37
Avg. journey time5hr 44m
Travelling from Manchester to Skegness by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Skegness take around 3 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 175 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Skegness.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Skegness?
Journeys between Manchester and Skegness usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Manchester to Skegness every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 42 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Skegness?
The Manchester to Skegness train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Skegness train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Skegness is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:36 and the last train is around 00:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:26, and the last at 00:55.
What's the Manchester to Skegness train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Skegness are $32.49.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $37 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $40. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Manchester to Skegness train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester to Skegness by train.
Which train companies operate between Manchester and Skegness?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Skegness, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First Hull Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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