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London to Milton Keynes Central by train

It takes an average of 50m to travel from London to Milton Keynes Central by train, over a distance of around 46 miles (74 km). There are normally 211 trains per day travelling from London to Milton Keynes Central and tickets for this journey start from £6.80 when you book in advance.

First train

04:31

Last train

01:39

Departure station

London

Arrival station

Milton Keynes Central

Journey time

From 30m

Distance

46 miles (74 km)

Frequency

211 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £6.80

Train operators

Avanti West Coast

Travelling by train from London to Milton Keynes Central

Thinking about taking the train from London to Milton Keynes Central? Look no further.

The train from London to Milton Keynes Central usually takes just under an hour but can take just 30 minutes on the fastest direct Avanti West Coast services.

With around 224 trains running on this popular route every day, Avanti aren’t the only train operator you can travel with, West Midlands Railway also offer speedy trains to Milton Keynes, and both operators depart from London Euston station and offer free WiFi onboard.

Once you arrive at Milton Keynes Central station, you’re just a 20-minute stroll away from The Centre:MK where you’ll find all the biggest high-street shops, bars and restaurants, or Xscape Milton Keynes to have a day out at the indoor ski slope, ski diving, cinema and more.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from London to Milton Keynes Central with us today. Keep reading to view our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets like using a Railcard or travelling Off-Peak.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London to Milton Keynes Central? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London to Milton Keynes Central take?

The average journey time by train between London and Milton Keynes Central is 50 minutes, with around 211 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London and Milton Keynes Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Milton Keynes Central is 30 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Milton Keynes Central cost?

Train ticket prices from London to Milton Keynes Central can start from as little as £6.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from London to Milton Keynes Central?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Milton Keynes Central without having to change trains. There are 211 direct trains from London to Milton Keynes Central each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London to Milton Keynes Central leave?

The first train from London to Milton Keynes Central leaves at 04:31. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London to Milton Keynes Central leave?

The last train from London to Milton Keynes Central leaves at 01:39. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London and Milton Keynes Central by train?

Trains travelling from London to Milton Keynes Central cover a distance of around 46 miles (74 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milton Keynes Central to London.

Cheap train tickets from London to Milton Keynes Central

Train tickets from London to Milton Keynes Central start at £6.80 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London to Milton Keynes Central is right for you.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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