Milton Keynes travel guide

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You're Going to Love Milton Keynes

With a population of 184,506, Milton Keynes is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Milton Keynes

If you’re looking for affordable options, Maaya Indian Kitchen & Bar (The Hub 2 Rillaton Walk) and Nonna's Woburn Sands (The Square, Woburn Sands) are great picks.

When to visit Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Milton Keynes in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Milton Keynes


Although Milton Keynes doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Oxford Kidlington (OXF), which is located 45 km from Milton Keynes. The shortest flight to Milton Keynes from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 26h 25m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Milton Keynes, followed by Eurostar. The train journey from Milton Keynes to Birmingham takes 1h 49m and costs around $32 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Norwich, expect to pay about $52 for a 1h 59m trip. Located 1.4 km from the city centre, Milton Keynes Central is the busiest station in Milton Keynes. Another popular train station is Milton Keynes Aspley Guise, located 9 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Milton Keynes is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 74 km from Milton Keynes. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Milton Keynes, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Leicester, the bus ride to Milton Keynes takes 177 km and will cost you around $15. From Bristol, the ticket costs about $8 for a journey of 209 km. The most popular bus station is Milton Keynes Bus Service, located 3.1 km from the city centre of Milton Keynes. Milton Keynes Milton Keynes National Bowl is also a commonly used station, and is 2.6 km from the city centre.

Airports near Milton Keynes

Airlines serving Milton Keynes

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British Airways
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Air France
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Air Canada
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Milton Keynes

Average rates range from around $161 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $302 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Milton Keynes

Most booked hotels in Milton Keynes

DoubleTree by Hilton Milton Keynes
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Holiday Inn Express Milton Keynes, An IHG Hotel
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Leonardo Hotel Milton Keynes
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Novotel Milton Keynes
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
Travelodge Milton Keynes Central
Good (7.9, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Milton Keynes

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Milton Keynes (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.66 and $51.54.