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 April
Estimated hotel price
C$ 99
1 night at 3-star hotel
Milton Keynes in April
Estimated hotel price
C$ 99
1 night at 3-star hotel
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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 Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 7h.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Milton Keynes, followed by West Midlands Railway. The train journey from Milton Keynes to Bristol takes 1h 34m and costs around C$ 39 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Nottingham, expect to pay about C$ 33 for a 1h 38m 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 rental from London, which is about 74 km from Milton Keynes. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Milton Keynes, including National Express, FlixBus and Arriva. From Bristol, the bus ride to Milton Keynes takes 217 km and will cost you around C$ 14. From Nottingham, the ticket costs about C$ 14 for a journey of 338 km. The most popular bus station is Milton Keynes Bus Service, located 3.1 km from downtown Milton Keynes. Milton Keynes Milton Keynes Coachway is also a commonly used station, and is 4 km from the city centre.

Airports near Milton Keynes

Airlines serving Milton Keynes

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British Airways
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Air Canada
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Where to stay in Milton Keynes

Average rates range from around C$ 193 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 229 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)
C$ 110+
Holiday Inn Express Milton Keynes, An IHG Hotel
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 88+
Leonardo Hotel Milton Keynes
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
C$ 102+
Travelodge Milton Keynes Central
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
C$ 57+
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Renting a car in Milton Keynes

Expect to pay C$ 2.44 per litre in Milton Keynes (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 29.18 and C$ 38.91. The most frequently booked car type in Milton Keynes is Mini (Hyundai i10 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Peugeot 3008 or similar) are, on average, 23% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.