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There are 6 ways to get from Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon

$34 - $75

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Milton Keynes to Stratford-Upon-Avon 54.9 miles

$8

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Coventry
  2. Take the bus from Coventry, Rail Station Bridge to Warwick, Bus Station X17

Bus National Express  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

Bus via Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Brackley, Market Place X91 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brackley, Market Place to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station 500 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds 6 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon 57.9 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon is to rideshare which costs £6 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Central Milton Keynes, The Point and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Coventry, Transport Museum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Milton Keynes Central and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via Birmingham Moor Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Milton Keynes and Stratford-upon-Avon is 42 miles. The road distance is 57.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £26 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon 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 Stratford-upon-Avon is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £26 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 41.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between Milton Keynes, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a train from Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon via Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street in around 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station, and Coventry, Transport Museum in around 4 h 6 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Coventry
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Coventry
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Rail Station Bridge to Warwick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Brackley, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brackley, Market Place to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Redline
Website
redlinebuses.com
Bus from Brackley, Market Place to Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
redlinebuses.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milton Keynes to Stratford-Upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Stagecoach Warwickshire, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds station.

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Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Milton Keynes to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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There are 524+ hotels available in Stratford-upon-Avon. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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

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