mablethorpe to skegness

The popular trip of Mablethorpe to Skegness is enjoyed by thousands of visitors and locals each year. In total by car it takes around 34 minutes to reach Skegeness from Mablethorpe, with there being a total trip distance of 17.2 miles between the two seaside towns. Whilst this journey can be taken by car, there are also other ways that you can make your Skegness, and we're ready to tell you all about them. So whether you're planning a little day trip down the coast, or you need to make arrangements to catch the train to get back home, we will have the perfect solution for you.

where do i catch the bus from mablethorpe to skegnss?

There are several places that you can catch the 59 bus service from Mablethorpe to Skegness, but the most popular pick up point for this service from Mablethorpe is located on Seacroft Road, which is near to the Co-op supermarket. I've pinned this location on a google map below if you're unsure on where it is.

buses from mablethorpe to skegness timetables

Below you can find the current Mablethorpe to Skegness bus timetable. If you are viewing this information on your mobile phone, then I'd suggest taking a screenshot of the timetables so that you can access them quickly any time that you need them.

Mablethorpe to Skegness Bus Times Monday to Friday

Mablethorpe to Skegness Bus Times Saturdays

Mablethorpe to Skegness Bus Times Sundays & Public Holidays


The Mablethorpe to Skegness bus prices via Ingoldmells are as follows:

  • Adult single - £5.00 - Return - £9.00
  • Child 5 - 15 years single - £2.50 - Return - £4.50
  • Up to 4 children under 5 years can ride for free, if accompanied by a responsible ticket paying adult.
  • OAP's and disabled customers can apply for bus passes from their local council for free bus travel.

If you would like to price up your journey for yourself, then click here for the stagecoach site.

How do i pay for my bus ticket?

Passengers can pay for their bus ticket either on board with cash, or in some instances contactless payment will be available. You can also pay online on the stagecoach website with all major credit cards, debit cards, and PayPal being accepted too. Alternatively you can download the stagecoach app and make your ticket purchases through your debit and credit cards, Paypal, Google Pay, and Apple Pay.

taxi from mablethorpe to skegness

If you prefer the freedom of not having to be reliant on the bus service for you trip, then you can instead choose to take a taxi from Mablethorpe to Skegness, or vice versa. Taxi's will be easy to come by in Skegness and Ingoldmells, but from Mablethorpe I would book as far in advance as you can to avoid any waiting or potential delays.

In total your journey from Mablethorpe to Skegness via a taxi will cost you around £30 each way, from Mablethorpe to Ingoldmells it will be between £20 - £25 each way. In the related articles section at the bottom of this page, I will include the getting around Mablethorpe guide. This includes the phone numbers of taxis in Mablethorpe, and the location of their respective ranks.


Is there a bus service that runs from Mablethorpe to Skegness?

Yes there is. The number 59 bus service picks up passengers from various areas in Mablethorpe, with the service finally ending when it reaches Skegness bus station.

What is the most cost effective way to get to Skegness from Mablethorpe?

Regardless of whether you're a lone traveller, couple, or a family, the cheapest way to get from Mablethorpe to Skegness is via the bus service. 

How far is it from Mablethorpe to Skegness?

The total distance from Mablethorpe to Skegness is 17.2 miles. The total time to compete this journey is around 36 minutes, depending upon the time of the year and level of traffic.

How much is a taxi from Mablethorpe to Skegness?

Travelling to Skegness from Mablethorpe in a taxi will cost you around £30.

Can I pay for my bus tickets when I get on the bus?

Although you can book your tickets online, or pay via the stagecoach app, it is still possible to buy a paper ticket once you board the bus. On some of the bus services provided you may also have the option to pay through contactless. 

Should we take the car to Skegness?

Taking your own vehicle is another option that's available to you when travelling between Mablethorpe and Skegness. This does allow you more freedom once you arrive, but you should also factor in the cost of parking and petrol if you are looking to plan your day on a budget.