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Bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from NOTTINGHAM, Station Street to Milton Keynes Coachway National Express

$16 - $21

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Tamworth High Level
  2. Take the train from Tamworth to Milton Keynes Central

$60 - $119

Train, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Bedford
  2. Take the bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point M4) C1 / ...

$23 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Milton Keynes 80.4 miles

$17 - $25

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

National Express operates a bus from Nottingham to Milton Keynes every 2 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nottingham to Milton Keynes via Tamworth High Level and Tamworth in around 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Bedford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Bus operators
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Bedford, St Paul's Square (Corn Exchange) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point M4)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nottingham and Milton Keynes is 105 km. The road distance is 129 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Milton Keynes is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 2 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Milton Keynes is to drive which takes 1 h 22 min and costs £12 - £19.

No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Milton Keynes. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Milton Keynes Central via Tamworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham to Milton Keynes. However, there are services departing from NOTTINGHAM, Station Street and arriving at Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point L4) via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Nottingham to Milton Keynes, including transfers.