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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.

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Train  •  2h 10m

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

$47 - $94

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Bus  •  4h

  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 Central Milton Keynes, The Point X5

$22 - $28

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Oxford
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Central Milton Keynes, The Point X5

$61 - $87

Train, line 800 bus, bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the line 800 bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to High Wycombe, Bus Station 800 / ...
  3. Take the bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station to Aylesbury, Bus Station 300 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station to Central Milton Keynes, The Point X60 / ...

$45 - $67

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Milton Keynes 108.4 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Milton Keynes is to bus which costs £17 - £22 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Milton Keynes is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 53m.

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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 via Gloucester Green Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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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 2h 10m and costs £35 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2h 10m 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 Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Milton Keynes is to train which takes 2h 10m and costs £35 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £22 and takes 4h.

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Southampton to Milton Keynes bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Central Milton Keynes, The Point station.

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Milton Keynes.
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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 10m

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 station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 2h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Milton Keynes via Gloucester Green Bus Station in around 4h.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Central Milton Keynes, The Point
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
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
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street to High Wycombe, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station to Aylesbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station to Central Milton Keynes, The Point
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Vale Travel
Phone
01296 484 348
Email
info@valetravel.net
Website
valetravel.net
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station to Aylesbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
valetravel.net

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