Travelling a longer distance?
Take the train to or from Milton Keynes, it’s quick and comfortable and reduces congestion on the roads.
You can spend your time catching up with work, reading or just sitting back, relaxing and taking in the scenery.
You can catch a direct train all the way to Glasgow, or get into London Euston in just over 30 minutes.
Milton Keynes has excellent rail connections to Birmingham and London Euston with frequent trains, along with serving the local area. Milton Keynes Central station is operated by London North Western Railway.
Train timetables and tickets
All of the train operators mentioned above have timetable information on their websites and many have the option to buy tickets online. For national timetables and tickets, thetrainline website combines all of the information and also allows you to purchase e-tickets for some routes via the app.
The National Rail Services website contains further information about stations, facilities and services.
Train stations in and around Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes Central railway station serves central Milton Keynes and the surrounding area and is located less than a mile from the city centre.
This station is one of six stations serving the Milton Keynes area. You can view the locations of all of the stations on our interactive map. The other train stations in MK are:
- Fenny Stratford
- Bow Brickhill
- Woburn Sands
The Marston Vale line along the south of the borough provides a direct link from Bletchley to Bedford and will in the future be part of East-West rail linking Oxford, Milton Keynes and Cambridge.
For discounted onward journeys by bus, buy a combined train and bus ticket with PlusBus. The combined ticket allows you to enjoy unlimited onwards bus travel in the Milton Keynes area.
Use our journey planner to find the best way to travel to or from your chosen station via a number of different sustainable travel options.