There are 4 ways to get from Bristol to Milton Keynes by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central

$93 - $143

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) X8
  3. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)

$52 - $92

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 202 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Milton Keynes Coachway National Express / ...

$54 - $66

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Milton Keynes 112.4 miles

$24 - $35

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

You can take a train from Bristol to Milton Keynes via Birmingham New Street in around 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Milton Keynes via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London, Milton Keynes Coachway, and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park) in around 4 h 21 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bristol and Milton Keynes is 143 km. The road distance is 180 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Milton Keynes is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Bristol to Milton Keynes is to drive which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £18 - £27.

No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Milton Keynes. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Milton Keynes Central via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Milton Keynes. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point L4) via Heathrow Airport London and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Bristol to Milton Keynes, including transfers.