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

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Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Milton Keynes Central

$13 - $35

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Bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford, Market Street to Luton Station Interchange 321 - Sapphire
  2. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central Milton Keynes, The Point 99 / ...

$11 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to Milton Keynes 37.7 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Milton Keynes 37.7 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Watford to Milton Keynes is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Milton Keynes is to train which costs £9 - £27 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford to Milton Keynes. However, there are services departing from Watford, Market Street and arriving at Central Milton Keynes, The Point via Luton Station Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Milton Keynes Central. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Watford and Milton Keynes is 31 miles. The road distance is 37.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to Milton Keynes without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs £9 - £27.

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The train from Watford Junction to Milton Keynes Central takes 36 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Watford to Milton Keynes bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Watford, Market Street station.

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Watford to Milton Keynes train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Watford Junction station.

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The best way to get from Watford to Milton Keynes is to train which takes 36 min and costs £9 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £14 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Watford to Milton Keynes.
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  • Distance: 31 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

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

West Midlands operates a train from Watford to Milton Keynes hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 36 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford to Milton Keynes via Luton Station Interchange in around 2 h 29 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Market Street to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central Milton Keynes, The Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central Milton Keynes, The Point
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to Milton Keynes
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222

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

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Watford to Milton Keynes train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Milton Keynes Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Milton Keynes is 38 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Watford to Milton Keynes.

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