Milton Keynes Central Train Station

Milton Keynes Central at a glance


Milton Keynes Central station
302 Eldergate
Milton Keynes

Ticket office:

Monday to Friday: 04:45 - 22:00
Saturday: 06:00 - 22:00
Sunday: 06:45 - 21:30

Peak demand is 0700-1000 1630-1830 Mon-Fri

  • Ticket office
  • Step-free access
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Taxi-rank
* This information is updated every few minutes and is provided as a guide only - we are unable to guarantee a space will still be available when you arrive at the station.

Station information

Staffing level Part time
Information systems
  • DepartureScreens
  • ArrivalScreens
  • Announcements
Station operator London Northwestern Railway
Ticket office opening times

All Ticket Vending Machines are located in the Booking Hall.

Peak demand is 0700-1000 1630-1830 Mon-Fri

  • Monday to Friday: 04:45 - 22:00
  • Saturday: 06:00 - 22:00
  • Sunday: 06:45 - 21:30
Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Smartcards issued here No
Validate Smartcards here No
Penalty fares LM
Customer service information

Please contact our Contact Centre team on: 0333 311 0006. Who are open during the following times:

Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 19:00 Saturday and Sunday: 08:00 - 16:00 Bank Holidays: 08:00 - 16:00 except Christmas Day and Boxing Day

**Milton Keynes Central is accredited by the Secure Station Scheme**

Left luggage

Available: No

Lost property

Available: No

Seated area
Waiting room

The waiting room facilities at Milton Keynes Central will be locked out of use until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause to your journey.

  • Monday to Friday: 24 hours
  • Saturday: 24 hours
  • Sunday: 24 hours
Station buffet

Coffee shop Coffee kiosk Food vending machine


The toilets are located on 1 and 3. Please be advised the non-accessible toilets on Platforms 1 and 2 are locked out of use until further notice. The National key toilets are located on the Main Concourse (operated by a RADAR key), Platform 1 and Platform 3. A RADAR key is available from station staff upon request. Passengers in possession of a RADAR key can access the toilets at all times. The toilet facilities are available: Monday - Sunday 05:00-23:00.

Baby changing facilities
Post box
ATM machine

Convenience store Passport Photo Booth


We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here .


0800 0248 997


24 hours, 7 days a week (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day)

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
Staff help

This station is staffed part time. This means that during 'staff help available opening times' your assistance will be provided by station staff. Any other time, our on-train Conductors will provide your assistance onto the train.

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
Induction loop available Yes
Ticket machine
Accessible booking office counter available

There is an accessible Ticket Office window on the main concourse. The counter on this window can be lowered to help wheelchair users and other customers.

Ramp for train access available
Accessible taxis information

Accessible taxis are available

Accessible public phones

Public telephones are accessible - situated on the concourse and at the front of the station outside the main entrance

National Key toilets available
Step free access

This station has been classified as a step-free access category A station. This means that this station has step-free access to all platforms. More information on the step-free classification system can be found at

The assistance meeting point is at the ticket office during 'staff help available opening times' When station staff aren't available, the assistance meeting point is on the platform where your service is due to depart. Our on-board conductors will help you onto the train, so please make sure you attract their attention as the train comes to a stop on the platform.

Ticket gates
Impaired mobility set down available

Accessible parking bays.


Milton Keynes Station Car Park

Car park 1 Station Car Park
Car park 1 operator SABA UK
Car park 1 spaces 558
Car park 1 opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 24 hours
  • Saturday: 24 hours
  • Sunday: 24 hours
Car park 1 charges
  • Per hour: £1.50
  • Daily: £11.70
  • Weekly: £42.40
  • Monthly: £160.00
  • Three monthly: £383.40
  • Annual: £1,374.80
Car park 1 contact details

Telephone: 0330 123 5247


Onward travel

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

Cycle storage available Yes
Cycle storage spaces 900
Cycle storage sheltered Yes
Cycle storage CCTV Yes
Cycle storage location

Front of station

Cycle storage types
  • Stands
Cycle hire

Yes. Just out side the station operated by Santander Cycles. More information can be found at

Rail replacement information

Rail replacement buses will operate from Bus Stops Y5 & Y6 in the Bus Station outside the main station entrance.

Taxi rank

Live arrivals and departures

Load stations
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We are working in partnership with the British Transport Police to prevent a wide range of criminal activity and to provide a reassuring presence for passengers. For more information, please visit the British Transport Police website .