There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Milton Keynes 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  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central

$47 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway 230 / ...

$19 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) X5

$24 - $31

Train, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Oxford
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
  3. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)

$57 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Milton Keynes 108.4 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Milton Keynes. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point G3) via Gloucester Green Bus Station and Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Milton Keynes is 84 miles. The road distance is 108.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Milton Keynes without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Southampton to Milton Keynes, including transfers.

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Southampton to Milton Keynes bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Milton Keynes is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 50 min.

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Southampton to Milton Keynes bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Milton Keynes is 108 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Southampton to Milton Keynes.

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There are 289+ hotels available in Milton Keynes. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Milton Keynes.
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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Milton Keynes via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Milton Keynes via Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green, Gloucester Green Bus Station, and Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) in around 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10) to Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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