There are 5 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 7 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)

$83 - $133

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Bus via Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10)  •  5 h 31 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)
  2. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end) X8
  3. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street 66

$29 - $47

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Bus Station 66

$33 - $48

Bus National Express  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Stroud National Express

$50 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Milton Keynes to Stroud 85.4 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Stroud is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milton Keynes to Stroud is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Milton Keynes and Stroud is 65 miles. The road distance is 85.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Milton Keynes to Stroud, including transfers.

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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 J3) and arriving at Stroud via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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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 7 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milton Keynes to Stroud is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Milton Keynes to Stroud.

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Map of how to get from Milton Keynes to Stroud.
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  • Distance: 65.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

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 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milton Keynes to Stroud via Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH), Gloucester Green Bus Station, Swindon, Bus Station, and Swindon in around 4 h 28 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
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Stroud (Glos)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $18
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
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Stroud
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Website
nationalexpress.com

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