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There are 5 ways to get from Bideford to Milton Keynes by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train via Birmingham

  1. Take the bus from Bideford, Torridge Hill to St Davids, Jolly Porter
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central

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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

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Bideford, Torridge Hill to St Davids, Jolly Porter
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Reading
  3. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Station Road to Oxford City Centre, Westgate
  4. Take the bus from Oxford Gloucester Green Bus Station to Milton Keynes Midsummer Boulevard

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bideford, Torridge Hill to Exeter City Centre, York Road
  2. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14

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  1. Drive from Bideford to Milton Keynes

Bideford to Milton Keynes by bus and train

The journey time between Bideford and Milton Keynes is around 6h 28m and covers a distance of around 277 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 5m. Operated by Go Devon Bus, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast and others, the Bideford to Milton Keynes service departs from Bideford, Torridge Hill and arrives in Milton Keynes Central. Typically 42 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

42 Weekly Services
6h 28m Average Duration
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Bideford → Milton Keynes
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The cheapest way to get from Bideford to Milton Keynes is to drive which costs £55 - £85 and takes 3h 46m.

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The fastest way to get from Bideford to Milton Keynes is to drive. Taking this option will cost £55 - £85 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, Torridge Hill and arriving at Central Milton Keynes, The Point via Exeter Sidwell St, Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 23m.

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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 bus and train via Birmingham which takes 6h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from Bideford to Milton Keynes, including transfers.

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Bideford to Milton Keynes bus services, operated by Go Devon Bus, depart from Bideford, Torridge Hill station.

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m 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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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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  • Distance: 165.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 28m

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

You can take a bus from Bideford to Milton Keynes via Exeter City Centre, York Road, Exeter Sidwell St, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway in around 9h 23m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£260 - £650
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£260 - £650
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£260 - £650
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Dublin, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£160 - £450
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £550
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £85
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£18 - £70
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £27
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £27
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£18 - £22
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £22
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £120
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
Bus operators
Go Devon Bus
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Bideford, Torridge Hill to St Davids, Jolly Porter
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
Go Devon Bus
Bus from Bideford, Torridge Hill to Exeter City Centre, York Road
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
Go Devon Bus
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Oxford Gloucester Green Bus Station to Milton Keynes Midsummer Boulevard
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £13
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 Exeter Sidwell St to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £21
Website
National Express

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

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