Trains from Milton Keynes to Manchester

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Milton Keynes to Manchester train information

Milton Keynes Manchester train map

Train duration 1h44m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Milton Keynes, England
Distance 117 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £12.00
Average train price £44.00
  • The trains between Milton Keynes (South East England) to Manchester (North West England) are operated by Virgin Trains. The services on board may change depending on the train operator.
  • Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to Manchester from Milton Keynes. The average journey time from Milton Keynes to Manchester is 1h44m to cover the 117 miles.
  • The lowest ticket price we've found for the next 30 days is £12.00 one way.

Best prices for Milton Keynes to Manchester train tickets

from £12.00 MORE 1h40m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £11.20 MORE 5h52m
from £4.50 MORE 4h45m

Milton Keynes - Manchester prices calendar

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

  may july   june
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
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18

Megabus£13

National Express£23

Loco2£30

19

Megabus£13

National Express£21

Loco2£30

20

Megabus£9

National Express£19

Loco2£30

21

Megabus£9

National Express£25

Loco2£30

22

Megabus£8

National Express--

Loco2£14

23

Megabus£8

National Express--

Loco2£17

24

Megabus£6

National Express£19

Loco2£20

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30

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

Train times Milton Keynes to Manchester

When are the next trains to Manchester?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Milton Keynes Central
17:50
Manchester Piccadilly
19:27
1h37m Virgin Trains
Milton Keynes Central
18:50
Manchester Piccadilly
20:27
1h37m Virgin Trains
Milton Keynes Central
19:50
Manchester Piccadilly
21:28
1h38m Virgin Trains
Milton Keynes Central
20:41
Manchester Piccadilly
22:47
2h06m Virgin Trains
Milton Keynes Central
21:31
Manchester Piccadilly
23:08
1h37m Virgin Trains
Milton Keynes Central
21:39
Manchester Piccadilly
23:50
2h11m Virgin Trains

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 17 trains from Milton Keynes to Manchester are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Milton Keynes Manchester train departs at 07:27 while the last train departs at 21:39. The first and last departure hours might change from one day to another and there might be less trains during weekends and bank holidays. Train companies can as well adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

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

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

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60

30

£17

15

7

£30

3

£30

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£45

Same day

Days before Departure

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

The cheapest tickets we found were from £17 when purchasing your train 15 days in advance which is 63% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Milton Keynes to Manchester trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Milton Keynes
Central
Manchester
Piccadilly
£14.00 22/06/2019 16:50 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Milton Keynes
Central
Manchester
Piccadilly
£14.00 22/06/2019 14:50 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Milton Keynes
Central
Manchester
Piccadilly
£14.00 22/06/2019 15:50 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Milton Keynes
Central
Manchester
Piccadilly
£14.00 15/07/2019 21:31 Virgin Trains 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Central
Manchester
Piccadilly
£15.50 22/06/2019 17:50 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Milton Keynes
Central
Manchester
Piccadilly
£15.50 22/06/2019 17:50 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Milton Keynes
Central
Manchester
Piccadilly
£15.50 15/07/2019 10:50 Virgin Trains 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Central
Manchester
Piccadilly
£16.00 15/07/2019 21:35 Virgin Trains 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Central
Manchester
Piccadilly
£17.00 22/06/2019 13:50 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Milton Keynes
Central
Manchester
Piccadilly
£17.00 15/07/2019 13:50 Virgin Trains 7 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Milton Keynes Manchester train

Discount Milton Keynes - Manchester train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Milton Keynes Manchester train ticket.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can calculate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Milton Keynes Manchester ticket is £43.71 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £43.71: £88/£43.71 = 2.01. It will take you about 3 trips from Manchester to Milton Keynes (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

  • The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a complete 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
Milton Keynes to Manchester train £43.71 £29.14 £14.57 2.02

(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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