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There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train via Crewe  •  4 h 42 min

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

$181 - $316

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Bus  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

$33 - $42

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Train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Central

$200 - $320

Train, bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Leicester
  3. Take the bus from Leicester, Station Street to Central Milton Keynes, The Point X7

$147 - $217

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes 353.8 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  3 h 49 min

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

$70 - $241

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton  •  4 h 33 min

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

$46 - $147

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train  •  4 h 15 min

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

$88 - $275

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 10 min

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

$96 - $300

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, subway, train  •  4 h 27 min

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

$69 - $195

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton  •  5 h 54 min

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

$61 - $179

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes is to fly and train which costs £50 - £190 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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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 via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 7 min.

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

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The distance between Edinburgh and Milton Keynes is 289 miles. The road distance is 353.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes without a car is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs £130 - £250.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Milton Keynes bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Milton Keynes train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs £130 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 8 h 7 min, you could also fly, which costs £35 - £120 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes.
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  • Distance: 289.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

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 42 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Train from Crewe to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$120 - $190
Anytime Day Single
$200 - $320
Train from Birmingham International to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Crewe to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Birmingham International to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Leicester
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leicester, Station Street to Central Milton Keynes, The Point
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
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 Edinburgh to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Edinburgh to Milton Keynes bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Edinburgh to Milton Keynes train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Milton Keynes Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Milton Keynes is 354 miles. It takes approximately 6 h to drive from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes.

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easyJet, Ryanair, Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 317+ hotels available in Milton Keynes. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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