The famous 'new town' of Milton Keynes sports some impressive statistics, including 220 public artworks, 40% green space, 15 lakes and 11 miles of canals. Milton Keynes has six urban stations, but the primary one is Milton Keynes Central Station. It receives services from primary connection hubs including London, Crewe, Coventry and Birmingham New Street. This busy station offers a constant flow of trains and has seven platforms, plus excellent passenger facilities, such as automated ticket machines and digital information signs for rapid travel.
Trains to Milton Keynes go to Milton Keynes Central Station, which is located on Eldergate. There are also other smaller stations in Milton Keynes, which are Bletchley, Wolverton, Bow Brickhall, Fenny Stratford and Woburn Sands. These are regularly served by the local stopping services.
Train services to Milton Keynes are serviced by London Midland (operating from Birmingham New Street to London, and between Crewe and London Euston Station), Virgin Trains and Southen Rail. Virgin Trains offers around three scheduled services every hour in each direction, with services that go to Manchester, Liverpool, Crew, Coventry, Stoke-on-Trent and other popular destinations. Direct services, operated by London Midland, travel between Milton Keynes and Watford Junction, Birmingham, Rugby, Coventry, Northampton and Leyton Buzzard.
With plenty of regular services - including intercity and local stopping services - and a central location, it's convenient and fast to travel to Milton Keynes, which is a popular commuter and day-tripper hub. Onward travel is made easy too with buses, taxies and cycle hire available from the station. The modern station offers all of the facilities that passengers need to prepare for a day at local attractions, including accessible toilets, waiting rooms, coffee kiosks, newsagents, payphones and WiFi.
As the original 'New Town' of the UK, built in the sixties to relieve over-crowding in nearby London, Milton Keynes is now a visitor attraction in its own right. Travel by train for easy access to Bletchley Park, Gulliver's Land and the famous concrete cows of Emberton Country Park. The central location of the station is ideal for transfers and the town is famously well laid out and signposted. Take one of the many local stopping stations to see attractions and to explore the outer reaches of the town.