There are 12 ways to get from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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 via Crewe  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Milton Keynes Central

$210 - $333

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Coachway National Express

$35 - $43

10 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Central

$210 - $330

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Leicester

$150 - $233

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes 353.8 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN

$50 - $146

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

$91 - $281

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

$99 - $305

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Milton Keynes Central

$85 - $246

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, Tube, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the Tube from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to Euston Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

$72 - $201

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN

$64 - $178

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
  3. Take the train from Tamworth to Milton Keynes Central

$102 - $296

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Milton Keynes, England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes via Crewe in around 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Crewe
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from Crewe to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$130 - $200
Anytime Day Single
$210 - $330
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Birmingham International to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Tamworth to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $180
Train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Train from Tamworth to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
London Underground (Tube)
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Milton Keynes is 463 km. The road distance is 566 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 8 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes is to fly and train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs £70 - £230.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Milton Keynes Central. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes, including transfers.