Trains from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes

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Edinburgh to Milton Keynes train information

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Train duration 7h42m
Arrival Milton Keynes, England
Departure Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 288 Miles

There are several train operators across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains connecting Edinburgh in Scotland to Milton Keynes in England as well as the train operator for this route.

On average, it takes around 7h42m by train covering a distance of 288 miles to travel to Milton Keynes from Edinburgh. The train duration can vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

Prices can change depending on the travel date and how long in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Milton Keynes train tickets

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National Express£34



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Edinburgh - Milton Keynes: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Edinburgh to Milton Keynes will increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 15 days in advance, you can find tickets from £38 while if buying your ticket 7 days in advance, you will have to pay at least £75 for your trip. Thus, you can save 49% on the cost of your ticket by buying your ticket 15 days in advance as opposed to 7 days in advance.

The results are based on the cheapest fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Milton Keynes trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Edinburgh Milton Keynes train ticket.

When buying a railcard, you want to make savings after several journeys. But is it really profitable when taking the train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes? Grab your calculator, considering:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

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

C = average fare for a Edinburgh Milton Keynes ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Now 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/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after around 2 trips from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes (one way trip).

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
Edinburgh to Milton Keynes train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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