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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