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from Milton Keynes to Manchester

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

Our recommendation

To get from Milton Keynes to Manchester on 21 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:50Milton Keynes Central1h37 13:27Manchester Piccadilly
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£491One-way
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11:50Milton Keynes Central1h37 13:27Manchester Piccadilly
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£491One-way
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10:50Milton Keynes Central1h37 12:27Manchester Piccadilly
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£571One-way
07:55London Heathrow Airport1h00 08:55Manchester Airport
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£991One-way
09:50Milton Keynes Central1h37 11:27Manchester Piccadilly
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£1191One-way

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Thu
21 Oct
£49Avanti West Coast
£15Flixbus
£89British Airways
Fri
22 Oct
£33Avanti West Coast
£20Flixbus
£65British Airways
Sat
23 Oct
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£28Flixbus
£82British Airways
Sun
24 Oct
£57Avanti West Coast
£22Flixbus
£110British Airways
Mon
25 Oct
£44Avanti West Coast
£22Flixbus
£63British Airways
Tue
26 Oct
£28Avanti West Coast
£11Flixbus
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Wed
27 Oct
£35Avanti West Coast
£12Flixbus
£103British Airways
Thu
28 Oct
£35Avanti West Coast
£12Flixbus
£87British Airways
Fri
29 Oct
£26Avanti West Coast
£15Flixbus
£98British Airways
Sat
30 Oct
£33Avanti West Coast
£12Flixbus
£59British Airways
Sun
31 Oct
£28Avanti West Coast
£15Flixbus
£53British Airways
Wed
3 Nov
£33Avanti West Coast
£9Flixbus
£65British Airways
Thu
4 Nov
£23Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
£50British Airways
Fri
5 Nov
£16Avanti West Coast
£12Flixbus
£55British Airways
Sat
6 Nov
£37Avanti West Coast
£10Flixbus
£76British Airways
Sun
7 Nov
£25Avanti West Coast
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£55British Airways
Mon
8 Nov
£28Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
£55British Airways

Travel Information to Manchester from Milton Keynes

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £64
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £64 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 117 miles (188 km) between Milton Keynes and Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Milton Keynes to Manchester.

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FAQs
How do I go from Milton Keynes to Manchester?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between Milton Keynes and Manchester?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Manchester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £15.

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is about £49 less than a flight, which costs on average £64 for this journey.

A coach is about £24 less than a train, which costs on average £40 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to Manchester from Milton Keynes?

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Milton Keynes is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Manchester that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by coach can take on average 3 h 40 min.

In comparison, getting to Manchester by train can take on average 1 h 36 min.

What is the distance from Milton Keynes to Manchester?

The distance between Milton Keynes and Manchester is around 117 miles (188 km).

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

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

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

When going from Milton Keynes to Manchester, where do I depart from Milton Keynes and where do I arrive in Manchester?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Milton Keynes, The National Bowl and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Trains from Milton Keynes to Manchester most often leave from Milton Keynes Central and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Who can get me from Milton Keynes to Manchester?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Milton Keynes to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Manchester by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Milton Keynes to Manchester for £15.
  • British Airways can take you to Manchester by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for British Airways from Milton Keynes to Manchester for £64.
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Manchester by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Milton Keynes to Manchester for £40.
Can I find a direct route between Milton Keynes and Manchester?

Yes, there are direct routes from Milton Keynes to Manchester with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Manchester with British Airways.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Manchester tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Milton Keynes to Manchester?
Your journey from Milton Keynes to Manchester doesn't have to end in Manchester. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool or Edinburgh to your Milton Keynes to Manchester trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!
How early should I book Milton Keynes to Manchester tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Milton Keynes to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £15 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £64 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £40 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Milton Keynes to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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