Trains from Cardiff to Milton Keynes

Cardiff to Milton Keynes train information

Cardiff Milton Keynes train map

Train duration 3h25m
Arrival Milton Keynes, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 111 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £22.45
Average train price £40.00

Which train company can I use?

There are many rail companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting Cardiff in Wales to Milton Keynes in England are run by Great Western Railway, Cross Country.

How far is it by train?

On average, the journey takes around 3h25m by train because of the 111 miles to travel to Milton Keynes from Cardiff. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

How much does it costs?

According to our data, the starting fare to take the train in the next month is £22.45. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Cardiff to Milton Keynes train tickets

from £22.45 MORE 3h26m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £14.30 MORE 6h53m

Cardiff - Milton Keynes prices calendar

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Best prices for Cardiff to Milton Keynes trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cardiff and Milton Keynes by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Milton Keynes to Cardiff and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Cardiff
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£22.45 19/12/2019 17:53 Great Western Railway 1 month ago
Cardiff
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Milton Keynes
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£23.30 28/12/2019 18:10 Great Western Railway 1 month ago
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£23.30 28/12/2019 17:10 Great Western Railway 1 month ago
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£23.30 28/12/2019 17:10 Great Western Railway 1 month ago
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Milton Keynes
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£23.35 21/12/2019 17:45 Cross Country 1 month ago
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£23.95 19/12/2019 18:49 Great Western Railway 1 month ago
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£23.95 21/12/2019 17:50 Great Western Railway 1 month ago
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Milton Keynes
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£27.45 19/12/2019 17:45 Cross Country 1 month ago
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Milton Keynes
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£28.40 21/12/2019 07:45 Cross Country 1 month ago
Cardiff
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Milton Keynes
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£28.50 21/12/2019 18:21 Great Western Railway 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Cardiff - Milton Keynes train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your Cardiff Milton Keynes train ticket.

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Cardiff to Milton Keynes? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Cardiff Milton Keynes ticket (i.e.: £39.24)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£39.24 = 2.24. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 3 trips from Cardiff to Milton Keynes (one way journey).

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Cardiff to Milton Keynes train £39.24 £26.16 £13.08 2.25

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare