How to travel from Milton Keynes to Manchester

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from Milton Keynes to Manchester

You can get from Milton Keynes to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Milton Keynes to Manchester on Sep 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50AMMilton Keynes Central1h37 10:27AMManchester Piccadilly
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06:21AMMilton Keynes Central2h02 08:23AMManchester Piccadilly
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07:50AMMilton Keynes Central1h37 09:27AMManchester Piccadilly
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Travel Information to Manchester from Milton Keynes

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $94
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€22) • 6 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $94 (€89) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 117 miles (188 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Milton Keynes and Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Milton Keynes to Manchester.

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You can travel between Milton Keynes and Manchester 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Milton Keynes to Manchester is by taking a bus with an average price of $24 (€22).

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A bus is $70 (€66) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Milton Keynes to Manchester costing on average $94 (€89).

Taking a bus is usually $25 (€24) less than taking a train to Manchester, which costs on average $49 (€46) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Milton Keynes to Manchester is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Manchester that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 35 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 35 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 117 miles (188 km) from Milton Keynes to Manchester.

The average frequency per day from Milton Keynes to Manchester is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Manchester from Milton Keynes as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Milton Keynes to Manchester:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Milton Keynes, Newport Pagnell Motorway Services Area and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Milton Keynes to Manchester depart from Milton Keynes Central to Manchester Piccadilly.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Milton Keynes to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Manchester by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Milton Keynes to Manchester tickets on Omio for $24 (€22).
  • British Airways can get you to Manchester by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from Milton Keynes to Manchester for $94 (€89) on Omio.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Milton Keynes to Manchester tickets on Omio for $49 (€46).

Yes, there are direct routes from Milton Keynes to Manchester with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 12 direct trains a day to Manchester with Avanti West Coast.

Direct services to Manchester tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Many of our customers traveling from Milton Keynes to Manchester don't make Manchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Manchester are London, Liverpool or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Manchester to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Milton Keynes to Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $24 (€22) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $94 (€89) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $49 (€46) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Milton Keynes to Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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