Trains from Manchester to Milton Keynes

Manchester to Milton Keynes train information

Manchester Milton Keynes train map

Train duration 1h32m
Arrival Milton Keynes, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 117 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £64.60
Average train price £69.00

Which operators can I use?

The route connecting Manchester, which is in England and Milton Keynes, located in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by these several companies: Virgin Trains.

How far is it by train?

On average, the journey takes normally 1h32m by train to cover the 117 miles to go to Milton Keynes from Manchester. The train duration can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

The lowest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £64.60 one way.

Best prices for Manchester to Milton Keynes train tickets

from £64.60 MORE 1h32m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £11.20 MORE 5h23m
from £7.73 MORE 4h37m

Manchester - Milton Keynes prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Manchester 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.

Manchester - 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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£67

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£17

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£71

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£23

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£28

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£28

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£46

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Days before Departure

Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the last six months in order to understand the best time to buy your train tickets Manchester to Milton Keynes. The figures show that booking your train from Manchester to Milton Keynes in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £17 when booking 1 month in advance while you will have to pay a minimum of £71 if you book your ticket 15 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to get your ticket is 1 month in advance as it is 77% cheaper than 15 days in advance.

Best prices for Manchester to Milton Keynes trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Manchester
Piccadilly
Milton Keynes
Central
£64.60 26/12/2019 19:55 Virgin Trains 1 month ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Milton Keynes
Central
£64.60 25/12/2019 19:55 Virgin Trains 1 month ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Milton Keynes
Central
£69.00 26/12/2019 17:15 Virgin Trains 1 month ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Milton Keynes
Central
£69.00 26/12/2019 11:15 Virgin Trains 1 month ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Milton Keynes
Central
£69.00 26/12/2019 19:15 Virgin Trains 1 month ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Milton Keynes
Central
£69.00 26/12/2019 08:15 Virgin Trains 1 month ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Milton Keynes
Central
£69.00 26/12/2019 17:15 Virgin Trains 1 month ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Milton Keynes
Central
£69.00 26/12/2019 09:15 Virgin Trains 1 month ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Milton Keynes
Central
£69.00 26/12/2019 16:15 Virgin Trains 1 month ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Milton Keynes
Central
£69.00 26/12/2019 18:15 Virgin Trains 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Manchester Milton Keynes train

Discount Manchester - Milton Keynes train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Manchester Milton Keynes train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few 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 railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

For instance, train tickets from Manchester to Milton Keynes cost on average £68.72 (1). By dividing £88 by £68.72 (£88/£68.72 = 1.28), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Milton Keynes to Manchester, the card will have paid for itself.

The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a whole year.

(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
Manchester to Milton Keynes train £68.72 £45.82 £22.91 1.28

(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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