By Rail

Woburn Sands Station is on the Marston Vale Line, a community rail line between Bletchley and Bedford, formerly part of the 'Varsity Line' between Oxford and Cambridge. An hourly service runs in each direction, Monday - Saturday, operated by London Northwestern Railway.

See their website for more information:

The nearest mainline stations are Milton Keynes Central (7 miles) and Bletchley (6 miles) on the West Coast line into London Euston, and Bedford (15 miles) and Flitwick (9 miles) on the East Midlands line into London St. Pancras. Time tables for all these rail services can be accessed through National Rail Enquiries website.



By Bus

 Britannia Buses are running one service a day Monday to Friday to and from Woburn Sands to MK Centre, via the Kingston Centre and the Hospital. It is a request stop and will drop off or pick up at most bus stops along this route. This is the 450 and it will run from Woburn Sands to central Milton Keynes via Kingston and the Hospital.

Demand Responsive Transport

Woburn Sands is now served by Demand Responsive Transport. 

This new ‘MK Connect’ service has replaced many of the routes that the Council currently pays for and is provided by Via.

Demand Responsive Transport is not restricted to previous timetables or routes and picks up passengers within 400m of their chosen location to close to their required destination point, when they want to travel.

If your journey can be fulfilled by the bus network, then the app will direct you to the bus.

The service operates:

6:00 am - 11:00 pm on Monday to Saturday

9:00 am - 6pm on Sunday

The quickest and easiest way to book is using the MK Connect app, available on the Play and Apple stores.

It is also possible to book online or by calling 01908 252526 during hours of operation.

Please note that the telephone line is not available between 9 - 10am on Wednesdays.

Additional support with registering and queries is available during Milton Keynes Council office hours otherwise the phone line will take bookings only.

Payment can be made by:

  • Connecting the app to a credit or debit card
  • Putting in your Milton Keynes concessionary pass number as a payment method to travel free after 9:30. The scheme will be extended to passes from other areas shortly, in the mean time please call the line to book if your concession is from elsewhere.
  • All In One Cards will be accepted for a £1 fare.
  • The MK Move Card Pay As You Go Purse can be used on vehicle payment but period passes for discounted travel are not valid on DRT.

Wheelchair accessible vehicles can be booked

Price: £3.50 during peak hours (7am-9am, 4.30pm-6.30pm), £2.50 at all other times.

Concessionary cards and All-in-One cards will be accepted on DRT at the same times as on buses.

More information including Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) can be found at MK Connect - Milton Keynes (