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Train Information between Cardiff and Milton Keynes

distanceDistance110 miles (178 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£75 (€84)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Cardiff to Milton Keynes cover the 110 miles (178 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 14 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £65, but the average price of train tickets is £75. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Milton Keynes Central.

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Travel with CrossCountry between Cardiff and Milton Keynes

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets between Cardiff and Milton Keynes from £65 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Cardiff to Milton Keynes you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip from Cardiff to Milton Keynes with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes between Cardiff and Milton Keynes as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Cardiff to Milton Keynes train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Cardiff and Milton Keynes on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 110 miles (178 km) route between Cardiff and Milton Keynes with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Cardiff and Milton Keynes:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Cardiff to Milton Keynes
Travel by train to Milton Keynes easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Milton Keynes.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Milton Keynes from Cardiff cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Cardiff and Milton Keynes for as little as £65  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Cardiff to Milton Keynes?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cardiff to Milton Keynes train to cost on average £75  one way.
What is the distance from Cardiff to Milton Keynes via train?
You should expect to travel around 110 miles (178 km)  from Cardiff to Milton Keynes by train.
What is the average Cardiff to Milton Keynes train duration?
The train time to Milton Keynes from Cardiff is on average 3 h 14 min  for the 110 miles (178 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Milton Keynes from Cardiff by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Cardiff to Milton Keynes, which train station in Cardiff do I depart from and which train station in Milton Keynes do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Cardiff to start your journey from including Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays). In Milton Keynes you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Milton Keynes Central and Milton Keynes, Wolverton.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Milton Keynes Central.

Where do I find the Cardiff train station to Milton Keynes? Where is the Milton Keynes train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 0.2 miles (425 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Milton Keynes Central and need to travel approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the train station to the city centre in Milton Keynes.

Which train companies can get me from Cardiff to Milton Keynes?
If you're looking for trains from Cardiff to Milton Keynes, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Milton Keynes. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Cardiff to Milton Keynes journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there to Milton Keynes from Cardiff?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Cardiff to Milton Keynes. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How far in advance should I book train tickets to Milton Keynes from Cardiff for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Cardiff to Milton Keynes is on average £75 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Milton Keynes from Cardiff available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Milton Keynes
Cardiff Central is the most popular Cardiff railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cardiff for your journey to Milton Keynes.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway