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There are 6 ways to get from Bideford to Milton Keynes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

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Bus via Luton Station Interchange

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange

Train via Birmingham

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple Bus Station to London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14

Drive

  1. Drive from Bideford to Milton Keynes

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

Bideford to Milton Keynes by bus and train

The journey time between Bideford and Milton Keynes is around 6h 14m and covers a distance of around 274 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 13m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 9m. Operated by Stagecoach South West, First Great Western Service, London Buses and others, the Bideford to Milton Keynes service departs from Bideford Quay and arrives in Milton Keynes Central. Typically 90 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 1m
Layover time:
1h 13m
Total time:
6h 14m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 9m
Journey distance:
274 miles
Services per week:
90
Cheapest price:
£97
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:55
Last service departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bideford to Milton Keynes bus and train schedules

Departing Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Bideford → Milton Keynes
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Milton Keynes is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Bideford to Milton Keynes is to bus via Luton Station Interchange which costs £19 - £29 and takes 11h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Bideford to Milton Keynes is to drive. Taking this option will cost £30 - £50 and takes 3h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bideford to Milton Keynes. However, there are services departing from Bideford Quay and arriving at Central Milton Keynes, The Point via Barnstaple Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 15m.

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The distance between Bideford and Milton Keynes is 165 miles. The road distance is 214.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bideford to Milton Keynes without a car is to train which takes 6h 5m and costs £95 - £170.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Bideford to Milton Keynes, including transfers.

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Bideford to Milton Keynes bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Barnstaple Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bideford to Milton Keynes is to train which takes 6h 5m and costs £95 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 10h 15m.

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Bideford to Milton Keynes bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Map of how to get from Bideford to Milton Keynes.
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  • Distance: 165.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Bideford, England and Milton Keynes, England?

You can take a train from Bideford to Milton Keynes via Barnstaple, Station Entrance, Barnstaple, Exeter St Davids, London Paddington, Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace, Euston Station, and London Euston in around 6h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bideford to Milton Keynes via Barnstaple Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway in around 10h 15m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£90 - £380
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£220 - £600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £500
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £70
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £85
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£18 - £22
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £22
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £27
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £27
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Barnstaple Bus Station to London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Barnstaple to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Bideford to Milton Keynes is 215 miles. It takes approximately 3h 46m to drive from Bideford to Milton Keynes.

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Loganair, Aer Lingus, Blue Islands Limited and British Airways offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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