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Skegness to Manchester by train

  • First train
    07:09
  • Last train
    21:02
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 46m
  • Distance
    175 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    10
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 21m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Skegness to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Skegness to Manchester take around 3 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 175 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Skegness and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Skegness to Manchester?

Journeys between Skegness and Manchester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Skegness to Manchester 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 13 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Skegness to Manchester?

The Skegness to Manchester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Skegness to Manchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Skegness around 07:09 and the last train is around 21:02. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Skegness to Manchester 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 Skegness to Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Skegness and Manchester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Skegness to Manchester, 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
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.