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

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central

$98 - $151

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

$28 - $38

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swindon
  2. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station 66
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) X5

$57 - $91

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Milton Keynes 143.2 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Milton Keynes is to bus which costs £21 - £30 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Milton Keynes is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Milton Keynes is 111 miles. The road distance is 143.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Cardiff to Milton Keynes, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Milton Keynes. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point L4) via London Victoria Coach Station and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Milton Keynes. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Milton Keynes Central via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Milton Keynes, England?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Milton Keynes via Birmingham New Street in around 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Milton Keynes via London Victoria Coach Station, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park) in around 6 h 8 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
49 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 Cardiff Central to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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