Travel Directions

Quick guides on travel to the Open University

Travelling from LUTON airport

Approximate distance: 40km
Approximate travel time by car: 40 minutes

Taxi (Carlton Car Service) Visit website to pre-book visit

Taxi fare: approx. 40 (one way)

Taxi travel time: approx. 40 minutes

Coach Visit the National Express website

Please note that the coach will arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway (Coachway Rd, Milton Keynes MK16 0AA) and not the City Centre.

Coach fare approx. 16 return

Coach travel time between 40 to 50 minutes

Virgin bus (VT99) Visit the Stagecoach website

Tickets are available to be purchased on the bus.

Bus fare: approx. 9 one way

Bus travel time: between 60 to 70 minutes


Travelling from BIRMINGHAM INTERNATIONAL airport

Approximate distance: 99km
Approximate travel time by car: 80 minutes

Taxi (Carlton Car Service) Visit website to pre-book visit

Taxi fare: approx. 70 (one way)

Taxi travel time: approx. 80 minutes

Coach Visit the National Express website

Please note that the coach will arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway (Coachway Rd, Milton Keynes MK16 0AA) and not the City Centre.

Coach fare: approx. 35 return

Coach travel time: approx. 1h 40 min


Travelling from HEATHROW airport

Approximate distance: 90km
Approximate travel time by car: 70 minutes

Taxi (Carlton Car Service) Visit website to pre-book visit

Taxi fare approx. 75 (one way)

Taxi travel time approx. 70 minutes

Coach Visit the National Express website

Please note that the coach will arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway (Coachway Rd, Milton Keynes MK16 0AA) and not the City Centre.

Coach fare: approx. 30 return

Coach travel time: approx. 1h 50 min

Train

  1. Take the Heathrow Express to Paddington
    Journey time: 15 minutes
    Fare: 22 one way, 36 return
  2. From Paddington take the Underground (Hammersmith and Circle line) to Euston Square.
    Journey time: 10 minutes
    Fare: 2.00
  3. You will then need to take a short walk along Euston road till you reach London Euston Railway Station.
  4. From London Euston you can catch either a Virgin or London Midland train to Milton Keynes Central. To pre-book train ticket visit http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    Journey time: 30 - 50 minutes
    Fare: 15-35

Travelling from STANSTED airport

Approximate distance: 120km
Approximate travel time by car: 80 minutes

Taxi (Carlton Car Service) Visit website to pre-book visit

Taxi travel time: approx. 80 minutes

Coach Visit the National Express website

Please note that the coach will arrive at Milton Keynes Coachway (Coachway Rd, Milton Keynes MK16 0AA) and not the City Centre.

Coach fare: approx. 45 return

Coach travel time: approx. 2h 15 min


Travelling from GATWICK airport

Approximate distance: 147km
Approximate travel time by car: 100 minutes

We do not recommend to travel to this airport, as it is the furthest, and there is a lack of convenient direct public transport connections.

Taxi (Carlton Car Service) Visit website to pre-book visit

Taxi fare: approx. 100 (one way)

Taxi travel time: approx. 100 minutes


Taxi

From Milton Keynes Central Train Station to the Open University: fare approx. £8.00-12.00, journey time about 10 mins.


Open University Rail Shuttle Bus

Departs from bus stop no. 34 at Milton Keynes Central Rail Station (fair costs £1)

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