Trains from Leicester to Milton Keynes

Leicester to Milton Keynes train information

Leicester Milton Keynes train map

Train duration 1h28m
Arrival Milton Keynes, England
Departure Leicester, England
Distance 44 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £24.30
Average train price £29.00

The trains from Leicester (East Midlands England) to Milton Keynes (South East England) are provided by Cross Country. The services on board can change depending on the train company.

On average, it takes normally 1h28m by train to cover the 44 miles to go to Milton Keynes from Leicester. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.

According to our data, the starting fare to take the train in the next month is £24.30. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Leicester to Milton Keynes train tickets

from £24.30 MORE 1h28m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £11.50 MORE 2h10m

Leicester - Milton Keynes prices calendar

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

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

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The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Leicester to Milton Keynes in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £18 when purchasing your train 3 days in advance which is 28% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat 1 day in advance.

Best prices for Leicester to Milton Keynes trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Leicester
Milton Keynes
Central
£24.30 20/06/2020 21:50 Cross Country 2 months ago
Leicester
Milton Keynes
Central
£29.30 20/06/2020 19:50 Cross Country 2 months ago
Leicester
Milton Keynes
Central
£29.30 20/06/2020 09:50 Cross Country 2 months ago
Leicester
Milton Keynes
Central
£29.30 20/06/2020 16:50 Cross Country 2 months ago
Leicester
Milton Keynes
Central
£29.30 20/06/2020 12:50 Cross Country 2 months ago
Leicester
Milton Keynes
Central
£29.30 20/06/2020 20:50 Cross Country 2 months ago
Leicester
Milton Keynes
Central
£29.30 20/06/2020 07:50 Cross Country 2 months ago
Leicester
Milton Keynes
Central
£29.30 20/06/2020 14:50 Cross Country 2 months ago
Leicester
Milton Keynes
Central
£29.30 20/06/2020 12:50 Cross Country 2 months ago
Leicester
Milton Keynes
Central
£29.30 20/06/2020 08:50 Cross Country 2 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Leicester - 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 are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Leicester Milton Keynes train ticket.

How much can I save with a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Leicester to Milton Keynes cost on average £28.97 (1). By dividing £88 by £28.97 (£88/£28.97 = 3.04), it appears that after only 4 one way journeys from Milton Keynes to Leicester, the railcard will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
Leicester to Milton Keynes train £28.97 £19.31 £9.66 3.05

(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

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