There are 4 ways to get from Milton Keynes to Stroud by train, bus or car

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  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa
  3. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Stroud (Glos)

$93 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus via Swindon, Bus Station  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) 673
  2. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) X8
  3. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Bus Station 66

$32 - $54

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Royal Well Bus Station 853

$36 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Milton Keynes to Stroud 85.4 miles

$18 - $27

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

You can take a train from Milton Keynes to Stroud via Birmingham New Street and Cheltenham Spa in around 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milton Keynes to Stroud via Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH), Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean), Royal Well Bus Station, and Cheltenham, Promenade in around 5 h 21 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 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Stroud (Glos)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $19
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) to Royal Well Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Red Kite
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point M3) to Aylesbury, Morrisons
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Milton Keynes to Stroud?

The distance between Milton Keynes and Stroud is 104 km. The road distance is 137 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Stroud?

The cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Stroud is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Milton Keynes to Stroud?

The quickest way to get from Milton Keynes to Stroud is to drive which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £13 - £19.

Is there a direct train between Milton Keynes and Stroud?

No, there is no direct train from Milton Keynes to Stroud. However, there are services departing from Milton Keynes Central and arriving at Stroud (Glos) via Birmingham New Street and Cheltenham Spa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

Is there a direct bus between Milton Keynes and Stroud?

No, there is no direct bus from Milton Keynes to Stroud. However, there are services departing from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H4) and arriving at Stroud, Merrywalks via Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH), Oxford City Centre, St Giles (o/s Ashmolean) and Cheltenham, Promenade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

How long does it take to get from Milton Keynes to Stroud?

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Milton Keynes to Stroud, including transfers.