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 among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Milton Keynes to see all of its attractions.

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 December
Estimated hotel price
S$ 112
1 night at 3-star hotel
Milton Keynes in December
Estimated hotel price
S$ 112
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Milton Keynes

Plane

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 Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 13h 40m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Milton Keynes, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Milton Keynes to Lille takes 1h 22m and costs around S$ 69 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about S$ 44 for a 1h 28m 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.

Car

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 Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Milton Keynes, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Southampton, the bus ride to Milton Keynes takes 153 km and will cost you around S$ 13. From Southsea, the ticket costs about S$ 15 for a journey of 179 km. The most popular bus station is Milton Keynes Milton Keynes National Bowl, located 2.6 km from the city centre of Milton Keynes. Milton Keynes Milton Keynes is also a commonly used station, and is 0.1 km from the city centre.

Plane

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 Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 13h 40m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Milton Keynes, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Milton Keynes to Lille takes 1h 22m and costs around S$ 69 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about S$ 44 for a 1h 28m 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.

Car

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 Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Milton Keynes, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Southampton, the bus ride to Milton Keynes takes 153 km and will cost you around S$ 13. From Southsea, the ticket costs about S$ 15 for a journey of 179 km. The most popular bus station is Milton Keynes Milton Keynes National Bowl, located 2.6 km from the city centre of Milton Keynes. Milton Keynes Milton Keynes is also a commonly used station, and is 0.1 km from the city centre.

Airports near Milton Keynes

Airlines serving Milton Keynes

Lufthansa
Good (4,676 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (941 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,749 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,172 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,597 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,100 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,937 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,352 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,231 reviews)
LOT
Good (672 reviews)
Finnair
Good (765 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
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Where to stay in Milton Keynes

Average rates range from around S$ 144 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 222 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
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
S$ 115+
Holiday Inn Express Milton Keynes
3 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
S$ 91+
Leonardo Hotel Milton Keynes
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
S$ 104+
Travelodge Milton Keynes Central
2 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
S$ 51+

Hiring a car in Milton Keynes

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 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 S$ 29.87 and S$ 39.83. The most frequently booked car type in Milton Keynes is Luxury (Volvo XC90 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Kia Rio or similar) is, on average, 76% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 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 S$ 29.87 and S$ 39.83. The most frequently booked car type in Milton Keynes is Luxury (Volvo XC90 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Kia Rio or similar) is, on average, 76% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.