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Milton Keynes to Plymouth by train

  • First train
    04:30
  • Last train
    00:29
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 16m
  • Distance
    299 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    50
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 42m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Milton Keynes to Plymouth by train

Fast trains from Milton Keynes to Plymouth take around 4 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 299 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Milton Keynes and Plymouth.

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

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

We usually find around 45 departures on the route from Milton Keynes to Plymouth 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 61 departures.

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

The Milton Keynes to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Milton Keynes around 04:30 and the last train is around 00:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Milton Keynes around 06:37, and the last at 00:28.

When to book Milton Keynes to Plymouth 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 Milton Keynes to Plymouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Milton Keynes and Plymouth?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • 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.

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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.