Edinburgh to Skegness by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Edinburgh to Skegness by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Skegness take around 5 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 387 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Skegness.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Skegness?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Skegness usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Edinburgh 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 27 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Skegness?
The Edinburgh to Skegness train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Skegness train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Skegness is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:48 and the last train is around 22:00.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:05, and the last at 21:00.
What's the Edinburgh to Skegness train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Skegness are $75.26.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $75 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $107. 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 Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Skegness by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Skegness?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Skegness, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First Hull Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- 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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