|Distance||117 miles (188 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 38 min|
|Average train ticket price||£39 (€44)|
|Train companies||Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Manchester to Milton Keynes cover the 117 miles (188 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 38 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £33, but the average price of train tickets is £39. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Milton Keynes Central.
There are scheduled train services from Manchester to Milton Keynes at least once an hour throughout most of the week, and sometimes two at commuting times. The journey can take as little as an hour and a half without any changes, so it's an easy and comfortable route to travel, with the opportunity to relax and enjoy a direct service.
Trains between Manchester and Milton Keynes are operated primarily by Virgin Trains, which runs a service every hour from around 6:00 a.m. through to around 10:00 p.m. depending on the day of the week. Cross Country and Arriva Trains Wales also operate a few of the services.
Direct services between Manchester and Milton Keynes can take as little as an hour and a half. Some of the slightly longer services have a stop at Wolverhampton or Stafford. The Virgin Trains are all direct and scheduled to run every hour. The last train of the day, typically just after 11:00 p.m., is essentially an overnight train that arrives in Milton Keynes the following morning.
There is at least one train per hour on most days of the week, including Sundays. They tend to run from around 6:00 a.m through to 10:00 p.m. on weekdays and from around 8:00 a.m. at weekends.
Departure train station: Manchester Piccadilly is Manchester's biggest station and is located in the city centre. It has retail and food outlets, coffee stands and concessions, accessible toilets and showers, seating areas, newsagents, ticketing facilities, free WiFi and trolleys. Travellers can catch onward trains, the Metro from the adjoining station or a taxi from the rank just outside the station. Buses are available from Piccadilly Gardens, just a few minutes' walk away.
Arrival train station: Milton Keynes Central is located on 302 Eldergate and conveniently located for onward travel and the town centre. Travellers can find newsagents, a coffee kiosk and food outlets, along with seating areas, accessible platforms and toilets, free WiFi, ticketing facilities, a taxi rank directly outside and ATMs.
There are a few train stations in Manchester to start your journey from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. 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 Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Milton Keynes Central.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Milton Keynes, called Milton Keynes Central, is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from its city centre.
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