Skegness to Retford by train

  • First train
    08:10
  • Last train
    20:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 52m
  • Distance
    88 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    11
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Skegness to Retford by train

Fast trains from Skegness to Retford take around 1 hour and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 88 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Skegness and Retford.

1. Are there direct trains from Skegness to Retford?

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

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Skegness to Retford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 8 departures.

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

The Skegness to Retford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Retford is usually scheduled to depart Skegness around 08:10 and the last train is around 20:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Skegness around 08:15, and the last at 20:43.

When to book Skegness to Retford 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 Retford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Skegness and Retford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Skegness to Retford, 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
  • London North Eastern Railway

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.