Milton Keynes to Manchester By Train (1hr 38 mins from 19.00 GBP)


Milton Keynes Central Train Station to Manchester Piccadilly by Train

Milton Keynes Central Train Station to Manchester Piccadilly by train

Trains from Milton Keynes to Manchester run from Milton Keynes Central Train Station. The train is normally quicker than taking the bus but slightly more expensive. The Train service between Milton Keynes and Manchester runs regularly up to 19 times a day. The first Train leaves Milton Keynes at 06:47 and the last Train departing at 21:38. The journey time on the Train is 1hr 38 mins.


This is a direct service, no changes required.


It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. You can travel from Milton Keynes to Manchester for just 19.00 GBP if you book in advance online compared to 99.70 GBP if you just turn up at the station. Strange as it may seem you may also find it cheaper to book two single tickets rather than a return.


To check train times and prices from Milton Keynes to Manchester click on the button below.



If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by Train, you will be using Manchester Piccadilly Train station on London Road. Manchester Train station is a 10 minute walk from the city centre and provides a good service to all national destinations. For more detailed information, including maps, national and local trains see our guide to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.


If you are travelling to or from Europe you can connect by booking Eurostar tickets online from Paris or Brussels to London.


Milton Keynes to Manchester by Car (2hr 45 mins 160 miles)


Car parking

Manchester is 160 miles (257.6Km) from Milton Keynes. If you are travelling to Manchester by car, you have several options on what to do with your car when you get there. If you are only visiting for the day then it is best to use the Manchester Park and Ride facilities located North, South, East and West of the city centre.


If you are just visiting for a few hours then you might want to use one of the car parks located near the City Centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to parking in Manchester. If you need to book a rental car when you get to Manchester there are several places to pick up a car.



 Milton Keynes To Manchester by Bus (3hr 15 mins from 26.20 GBP)


Milton Keynes to Manchester Coach Station by Bus

Milton Keynes to Manchester Coach Station by bus

The Bus service between Milton Keynes and Manchester runs 10 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 01:10 and the last bus is at 23:30. You can book a return fare from 26.20 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times afer 09:00. The Bus to Manchester runs from Milton Keynes in Milton Keynes to Manchester Coach Station in Manchester. Manchester is 160 miles (257.6Km) from Milton Keynes and the journey time on the Bus will take 3hr 15 mins.


This is a direct service, no changes required.


Buses can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Milton Keynes to Manchester click the button below.



If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Manchester Central coach station, on Chorlton Street. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Manchester City Centre. More detailed information on stops on this route can be found on this map. For more detailed information on national and local buses in Manchester see our guide to Manchester Bus Station.



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