There are 5 ways to get from Milton Keynes to Luton by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 99 / ...

$5 - $9

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Rideshare  •  43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Milton Keynes to Luton 22.5 miles

$2 - $7

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Luton

$28 - $71

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Milton Keynes to Luton 22.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Milton Keynes to Luton 22.5 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Luton is to rideshare which costs £2 - £5 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milton Keynes to Luton is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) and arriving at Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milton Keynes to Luton. However, there are services departing from Milton Keynes Central and arriving at Luton via London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Milton Keynes and Luton is 18 miles. The road distance is 22.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Luton without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs £4 - £7.

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The bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Milton Keynes to Luton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) station.

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

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Luton is to bus which takes 50 min and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £21 - £55 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Milton Keynes to Luton.
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  • Distance: 18.4 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

Stagecoach in Bedford operates a bus from Milton Keynes to Luton hourly. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 50 min. Arriva UK also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milton Keynes to Luton via London Euston and London St Pancras International in around 1 h 34 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Thameslink
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Oldbrook, South Saxon Roundabout South (Oldbrook Playpark) to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milton Keynes to Luton
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Milton Keynes to Luton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Bounds Taxis Northampton
Phone
+44 1604 626262
Website
boundstaxis.co.uk
Northampton Taxis
Phone
+44 1604 606040
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222

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Milton Keynes to Luton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station).

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Milton Keynes to Luton train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Luton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milton Keynes to Luton is 23 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Milton Keynes to Luton.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Milton Keynes and Luton. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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