Travel options
from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh

You can get from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh on 26 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00London City Airport1h15 08:15Edinburgh Airport
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£961One-way
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07:00London City Airport1h15 08:15Edinburgh Airport
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£961One-way
Other options
11:40London Heathrow Airport1h25 13:05Edinburgh Airport
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£1031One-way
17:20London City Airport1h20 18:40Edinburgh Airport
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£1291One-way
09:13Milton Keynes Central5h05 14:18Edinburgh Waverley
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£1081One-way

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Mon
25 Oct
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£76easyJet
Tue
26 Oct
£108Avanti West Coast
£49easyJet
Thu
28 Oct
£189First Transpennine Express
£45easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£108Avanti West Coast
£41easyJet
Sat
30 Oct
£108Avanti West Coast
£45easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
£108First Transpennine Express
£42easyJet
Tue
2 Nov
£84Avanti West Coast
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Wed
3 Nov
£84Avanti West Coast
£31easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£84Avanti West Coast
£33easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£108First Transpennine Express
£33easyJet
Sat
6 Nov
£40Avanti West Coast
£42easyJet
Sun
7 Nov
£107Avanti West Coast
£31easyJet
Mon
8 Nov
£84Avanti West Coast
£31easyJet
Tue
9 Nov
£84Avanti West Coast
£31easyJet
Thu
11 Nov
£74Avanti West Coast
£33easyJet
Fri
12 Nov
£108First Transpennine Express
£35easyJet

Travel Information to Edinburgh from Milton Keynes

distanceDistance287 miles (463 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£30 - £107
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £30 • 9 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £46 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 287 miles (463 km) between Milton Keynes and Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £30. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh.

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FAQs
How do I go from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh?

There are 3 travel options from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £30.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is about £16 less than a flight, which costs on average £46 for this route.

A coach journey is usually £78 less than a journey to Edinburgh by train, which costs on average £107 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Edinburgh from Milton Keynes?

The fastest way from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options between Milton Keynes and Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 9 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by train can take on average 4 h 47 min.

What is the distance from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh?

You should expect to travel around 287 miles (463 km) from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh.

How many services a day are there from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh:

  • Coaches from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh most often leave from Milton Keynes, The National Bowl and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Milton Keynes at Milton Keynes Central and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel operators can get me from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh:

  • You can take a coach from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £30 with National Express from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Milton Keynes by plane with British Airways. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £46 with British Airways from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can travel from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £107 with Avanti West Coast from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh.
Can I find a direct route to Edinburgh from Milton Keynes?

Yes, there are direct services available to Edinburgh from Milton Keynes with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with National Express.
  • You can travel directly by plane with easyJet, British Airways or BA Cityflyer with direct flights per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with Avanti West Coast with 8 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Milton Keynes and Edinburgh.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh?
Many of our customers travelling from Milton Keynes to Edinburgh don't make Edinburgh their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Glasgow or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Milton Keynes and Edinburgh trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Milton Keynes to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Milton Keynes and Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £30 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £46 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £107 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Edinburgh from Milton Keynes online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.