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Overview: Train from Milton Keynes to Manchester

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Milton Keynes to Manchester cover the 117 miles (188 km) long route taking on average 1 h 37 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. 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 £16, but the average price of train tickets is £28. Travellers depart most frequently from Milton Keynes Central and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Trains from Milton Keynes to Manchester

Trains from Milton Keynes to Manchester are provided by Virgin trains. Most services run directly, but some have one change, at Crewe. Direct services last around one and half hours and services with one change may take up to three hours. The first train of the day leaves before 7:00 a.m., with services then departing approximately every 20-45 minutes throughout the day. The last train leaves in the late evening. Trains from Milton Keynes to Manchester depart from Milton Keynes Central Station on Elder Gate, in the north of the town. Trains arrive at Manchester's Piccadilly Station, which is a few minutes' walk from the Northern Quarter.

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FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets to Manchester from Milton Keynes cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Milton Keynes and Manchester to cost as little as £16  in the next 7 days.

How much does the train from Milton Keynes to Manchester cost on average?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Milton Keynes to Manchester train price to come in at an average of £28  one way.

What is the distance between Milton Keynes and Manchester via train?

The Milton Keynes to Manchester train distance is approximately 117 miles (188 km).

How long is the train between Milton Keynes and Manchester?

On average the Milton Keynes to Manchester train time is 1 h 37 min  covering the 117 miles (188 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Milton Keynes to Manchester, which train station in Milton Keynes do I depart from and which train station in Manchester do I arrive in?

When departing from Milton Keynes, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Milton Keynes Central and Milton Keynes, Wolverton. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your trip in train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

Omio customers book a train from Milton Keynes Central   to Manchester Piccadilly   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Milton Keynes train station located? Where is the Manchester train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Milton Keynes Central, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Milton Keynes to Manchester?

For the best Milton Keynes to Manchester train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Milton Keynes and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any direct trains to Manchester from Milton Keynes?

Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day from Milton Keynes to Manchester. If you’re looking for a direct train from Milton Keynes to Manchester, consider travelling with Avanti West Coast. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

How many trains are there from Milton Keynes to Manchester a day?

On average, there are 16 trains a day from Milton Keynes to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Milton Keynes to Manchester?

If you prefer early morning trains from Milton Keynes to Manchester, the first train leaves at 08: 06. If you prefer late night trains from Milton Keynes to Manchester, the last train of the day leaves at 13: 07. Omio shows you the latest train from Milton Keynes to Manchester times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Manchester from Milton Keynes to get the best deals?

You can find a train between Milton Keynes and Manchester to cost on average £28 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Milton Keynes to Manchester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milton Keynes
Manchester
Milton Keynes Central is the most popular Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes for your journey to Manchester.