There are 6 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Milton Keynes by bus, train, car or towncar

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

Bus, train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the train from Tamworth to Milton Keynes Central

$57 - $119

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) to St Margaret's Bus Station Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the bus from Leicester to Milton Keynes Coachway National Express / ...

$17 - $24

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Long Eaton to Tamworth High Level
  2. Take the train from Tamworth to Milton Keynes Central

$57 - $118

Bus via Northampton, Drapery (Barclays)  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) to St Margaret's Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Market Harborough, The Square (Opticians)
  3. Take the bus from Market Harborough, The Square (Opticians) to Northampton, Drapery (Barclays) X7
  4. Take the bus from Northampton, Drapery (Barclays) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point J3) X7 / ...

$23 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Milton Keynes 69.2 miles

$14 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Milton Keynes 69.2 miles

$160 - $230

Questions & Answers

The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Milton Keynes is 96 km. The road distance is 111 km.

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Milton Keynes is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Milton Keynes is to drive which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £11 - £17.

No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Milton Keynes. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) and arriving at Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point L4) via Leicester and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Milton Keynes, including transfers.

What companies run services between East Midlands Airport (EMA), England and Milton Keynes, England?

You can take a train from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Milton Keynes via Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road, Long Eaton, Tamworth High Level, and Tamworth in around 3 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Milton Keynes via St Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Milton Keynes Coachway, and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park) in around 3 h 36 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Long Eaton to Tamworth High Level
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $28
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Market Harborough, The Square (Opticians)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Market Harborough, The Square (Opticians) to Northampton, Drapery (Barclays)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton, Drapery (Barclays) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point J3)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Milton Keynes
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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