The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh will cost around £ 135 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 108.
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4 h 37 m
5 h 5 m
Trains per day
Of the 9 trains that leave Milton Keynes for Edinburgh every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 463 km distance in an average of 5 h 5 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 37 m .
The slowest trains will take 5 h 26 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||287 miles (463 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 37 min|
|Average train ticket price||£135 (€153)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh cover the 287 miles (463 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 37 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £135, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £108. Travellers depart most frequently from Milton Keynes Central and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
The route between Milton Keynes and Edinburgh is served by approximately 13 trains every day. There are both direct trains and those that require a stopover at either Carlisle, Lancaster, or Crewe, and total travel time ranges between 4 hours and 40 minutes to 5 hours and 15 minutes. This train route is run by Virgin Trains, although the second leg of journeys that require changing trains is served by TransPennine Express. Trains depart every hour, starting at 6:23 a.m. and ending at 6:41 p.m. Weekend service starts at 9:33 a.m. and finishes at 5:42 p.m.
Departure Station: Milton Keynes Central, located just off the A5 road, 1.2 miles from the main shopping area in downtown Milton Keynes. City buses 8 and 300 (as well as direct bus to Luton airport) stop just outside the station.
Arrival Station: Edinburgh Waverley, situated in the heart of Edinburgh, between the commercial area of Princes Street and the Old Town, which is 400 metres away. The airport bus stops at the western end of the train station, and all city buses can be found within a 200-metre radius.
When departing from Milton Keynes, you have various train station options to start your route from including Milton Keynes Central and Milton Keynes, Wolverton. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your trip in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.
Omio customers book a train from Milton Keynes Central to Edinburgh Waverley most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Milton Keynes Central, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Milton Keynes.
The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Edinburgh.
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