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Skegness - Nottingham Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 12 daily trains from Skegness to Nottingham. Traveling by train from Skegness to Nottingham usually takes around 2 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest East Midlands Railway train can make the trip in 2 hours,

Distance64 mi (102 km)
Fastest train2h 0m
Lowest price$10.03
Trains per day12
Most frequent serviceEast Midlands Railway
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Skegness to Nottingham?

East Midlands Railway is the one and only train line which connects Skegness to Nottingham. However, there are 12 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
East Midlands Railway122h 8m$21.05
  • East Midlands Railway

    East Midlands Railway

    East Midlands Railway train tickets from Skegness to Nottingham start from $10, and on average cost . Daily there are 12 East Midlands Railway schedules to Nottingham. East Midlands Railway in Skegness leaves from Skegness Train Station . And in Nottingham trains arrive at Carrington St .

    From Skegness to Nottingham train travel on East Midlands Railway takes 2 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Nottingham faster, East Midlands Railway offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 0 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Skegness to Nottingham during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Skegness to Nottingham?

The distance between Skegness and Nottingham is approximately 64 miles, or 102 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Skegness to Nottingham tend to have the most passengers on Wednesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Wednesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Skegness at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Skegness to Nottingham?

There are 12 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Skegness to Nottingham.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Nottingham to Skegness.

City Information


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Nottingham is famous as Robin Hood's hometown, where he romped through Sherwood Forest and slept beneath the Major Oak. While you can still enjoy attractions as old as the 800 sandstone caves from the Dark Ages, modern-day Nottingham is a thriving shopping area that offers cricket, bowling, and dozens of cultural attractions.

If Robin Hood's story entices you, step back in time to reimagine the experience. The city's Robin Hood Town tour dives into Nottingham's rich history and highlights the life of Robin Hood, including the city's landmarks associated with him. Then, channel your own inner Robin Hood with an archery class in Sherwood Forest, or simply explore the forest's cycle trails on a bike.

After you've worked up an appetite, head to one of the top restaurants in Nottingham: Josephine's Tea Room and Café, The Wollaton Pub and Kitchen, and Bill's Restaurant and Bar. Cosy Club, The Cod's Scallops, and The Alchemist are excellent options for some lively libations.

Nottingham is easy to reach by either train or bus. Northern Rail and CrossCountry travel directly to Nottingham and connect to many other British train lines. In addition, FlixBus and Megabus provide bus service in the area. To reach Nottingham by flight, you'll arrive at East Midlands Airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Skegness?

Main departure station: Skegness Train Station

There is one train station in Skegness.

All train stations in Skegness:

  • Skegness Train Station

Where is the train station in Nottingham?

Main arrival station: Carrington St

Nottingham has one train station.

All train stations in Nottingham:

  • Carrington St

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