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
Train operators Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express
Lowest train price from £40.00
Average train price £90.00

There are a lot of train companies across the United Kingdom & Europe but the services between Edinburgh in Scotland to Milton Keynes in England are run by Virgin Trains, TransPennine Express.

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.

We found tickets from £40.00 to travel in the next 30 days. Prices can vary depending on the travel date and how far in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Milton Keynes train tickets

from £40.00 MORE 6h09m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £29.60 MORE 9h11m

Edinburgh - Milton Keynes prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

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

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£38

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£74

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£52

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Days before Departure

The cost for train tickets Edinburgh to Milton Keynes are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you buy your seat 15 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £38 while when booking 7 days in advance, you will need to pay a minimum of £74 for your trip. Thus, you can save 49% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 15 days in advance instead of 7 days in advance.

The data are based on the cheapest prices found in the last six months when buying in advance or 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.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Milton Keynes
Central
£43.00 30/06/2018 12:52 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Milton Keynes
Central
£46.00 30/06/2018 12:52 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Milton Keynes
Central
£69.50 30/06/2018 13:00 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Milton Keynes
Central
£81.00 30/06/2018 07:30 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Milton Keynes
Central
£83.50 30/06/2018 13:30 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Milton Keynes
Central
£89.40 30/06/2018 17:00 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Milton Keynes
Central
£89.40 30/06/2018 17:31 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Milton Keynes
Central
£105.00 30/06/2018 08:52 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Milton Keynes
Central
£123.00 30/06/2018 08:52 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Milton Keynes
Central
£127.10 30/06/2018 18:52 Virgin Trains 4 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Edinburgh Milton Keynes train

Discount Edinburgh - Milton Keynes train tickets

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 purchasing a railcard, you aim to save money after several journeys. But is it really profitable when taking the train from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Edinburgh Milton Keynes ticket (i.e.: £89.97)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. It will give you the minimum number of trips needed across the year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£89.97 = 0.98. Your railcard will be worth the investment once you will have done on average 1 trips from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes (one way journey).

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 £89.97 £59.98 £29.99 0.98

(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

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