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York to Milton Keynes by train

  • First train
    05:21
  • Last train
    23:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 3m
  • Distance
    215 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    78
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 26m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from York to Milton Keynes by train

Fast trains from York to Milton Keynes take around 3 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 215 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Milton Keynes.

1. Are there direct trains from York to Milton Keynes?

Journeys between York and Milton Keynes usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 79 departures on the route from York to Milton Keynes every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 80 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from York to Milton Keynes?

The York to Milton Keynes train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the York to Milton Keynes train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Milton Keynes is usually scheduled to depart York around 05:21 and the last train is around 23:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 06:22, and the last at 23:17.

When to book York to Milton Keynes train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from York to Milton Keynes by train.

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Which train companies operate between York and Milton Keynes?

More than one train company operates on the route from York to Milton Keynes, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London Midland
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Milton Keynes to York by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.