Milton Keynes Parking
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Milton Keynes is one of the fastest growing towns in the UK. Built in the 1960s, has close connections to London, Birmingham, Leicester, Oxford and Cambridge. It also has many cultural hotspots, including Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes Museum and MK Gallery. Milton Keynes also food markets, flower farms and has heaps of great shopping and dining possibilities, whether you’re up for dressing up or down for the evening.
Despite Milton Keynes being a popular destination with plenty on offer, the parking solutions aren’t as attractive. Much of the on-street parking throughout the city is restricted to residents' parking zones, making it particularly difficult to find reasonably priced parking in Milton Keynes to suit different needs.
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YourParkingSpace is a great parking service, that offers many different off-street parking opportunities across Milton Keynes close to popular attractions, and in desirable locations for commuting outside of Milton Keynes. Both long term and short-term parking is available with our hourly and weekly booking options. YourParkingSpace is available 24 hours of the day and offers hassle-free solutions to parking problems at any time of day or night.
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Milton Keynes Parking Statistics
4.7 out of 5 stars
Average parking rating for Milton Keynes
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Parking in Central Milton Keynes
Central Milton Keynes has over 20,000 parking spaces which have a variety of tariffs, including Standard, Premium and Long Stay Tariffs. There is also a Theatre Multi-Storey Car Park which is open 7am to midnight Monday to Saturday and 9.30am to Midnight on Sundays. Parking charges in central Milton Keynes apply from 7am-6pm on all days except 25 December and Easter Sunday.
Parking restrictions to look out for are:
- Pay and Display bays where you can stay for up to 2 hours
- Double yellow lines, where you can't park
- Single yellow lines, where you can only park at some times. Be sure to check the signs when parking on these
- Kerb flashes showing loading restrictions
No one wants to receive a Milton Keynes parking fine! On the YourParkingSpace map, we make sure that we only offer parking spaces with no restrictions so you won’t need a Milton Keynes parking permit and can rest assured you won’t get a Milton Keynes parking ticket.
Milton Keynes has plenty to offer on its doorstep, and there are many fantastic options for day trips in the surrounding areas. You can head to Woburn Safari Park, Britain’s largest drive-through safari park, and to The Forest Centre for woodland walks and a scenic café. To get the blood going, head to Towcester Racecourse or to Silverstone Racing Circuit, which is home of the F1 and British Racing Driver’s Club. If its winter sports you're into, check out Milton Keynes Snozone. Further afield, Milton Keynes is a short drive away from some of the UK’s favourite cities, including London, Cambridge, Oxford and Birmingham: there’s plenty of attractions to choose only a short drive away from Milton Keynes.
Find cheap and convenient parking spaces in short walking distances to these favourite attractions on our search results page.
Milton Keynes well connected and can easily be reached by the M1 from London, which also links Milton Keynes with Northampton, Leicester and Nottingham further north. The M6 takes you to Birmingham and the surrounding areas, while the A21 links to Cambridge in the East.
As an alternative to parking in Milton Keynes central, Park and Ride is a great option for visitors, shoppers and commuters as it operates every 15 minutes Monday to Saturday and every 30 minutes on a Sunday. Parking is free and there is a day return fare of £2 for passengers.
Milton Keynes Central Railway Station is on the West Coast Main Line and was opened in 1982. There are frequent trains to Northampton, Birmingham New Street, Manchester and London.
Parking in Milton Keynes station charges £10 a day, and the long stay parking around the station is more affordable than the general on-street parking tariffs. To find a space near the station for a time frame that suits you, head to the YourParkingSpace search results page.
Milton Keynes City Council has over 200 electric vehicle charging points, all of which are publicly available and located throughout the borough.
All of the charge points are managed by the Council’s partner, Chargemaster. You can join the national POLAR scheme operated by Chargemaster which will allow you to use the charge points in Milton Keynes and also pay as you go.
A network of all electric vehicle charging points in the UK can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
For blue badge holders, there is free parking in Milton Keynes in pay and display bays or reserved disabled bays for an unlimited amount of time provided a valid blue badge is correctly displayed.
The blue badge does not provide an exemption from other bays reserved from general use, such as Citypark permit bays.
The badge should be left face up so that the Civil Enforcement Officer can see:
- the serial number
- the issuing authority
- the expiry date
Your photograph should be kept hidden.
Disabled drivers may also park in Time Restricted bays for an unlimited period of time, and on Double Yellow Lines for up to 3 hours (you must set the clock on your badge to show the time you arrived).
Overnight, weekends & bank holidays
Parking charges on the street in Milton Keynes city centre are operational every day of the week, so take care even if you are looking to for parking in Milton Keynes on Sundays. Parking charges in Milton Keynes central apply from 7am-6pm on all days except 25 December and Easter Sunday.
Don’t sweat it, many overnight off-street car parks in Milton Keynes run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Enter your dates and times into our search results page and find a space in time for a relaxed evening out. This can be particularly helpful when looking for parking in Milton Keynes theatre district or parking in Milton Keynes shopping district.
Do you have access to an empty parking space in Milton Keynes? It takes only moments to register with YourParkingSpace on our list your space for free page and you could be earning an easy extra income in no time. Register your driveway, parking space or lock-up garage with us. It’s free to list and takes just two minutes. Sit back, relax and watch the bookings roll in.
What time does 50p parking start in Milton Keynes?
50p parking is the hourly rate of the Standard Tariff (purple bays) pay and display parking for Milton Keynes parking charges. Parking charges are in place from 7am – 6pm on all days except 25 December and Easter Sunday, and this hourly rate is the same in all purple bays during restricted time periods.
How to pay for parking in Milton Keynes?
Depending on where you are parking in Milton Keynes and for how long, it will vary as to how you pay for the parking. On street parking can be paid for using pay and display machines whose colour corresponds to the parking bays. Standard Tariff parking (purple bays) are paid for at black pay and display machines, Premium Tariff (red bays) are paid for at red pay and display machines and Long Stay Tariff (blue bays) are paid for at blue pay and display machines. You can also purchase a number of Milton Keynes parking permits including commuter and resident permits which can be cost effective for a longer-term solution.
How much is purple parking in Milton Keynes?
Purple parking which is standard rate parking in Milton Keynes charges 50p per hour, and the majority of parking in Milton Keynes is located within the Standard Tariff bracket. You can pay for this parking using the black coloured pay and display machines.
How much is it to park in Milton Keynes centre?
Standard Tariff (purple bays) cost 50p per hour, Premium Tariff (red bays) cost £2 per hour and Long Stay Tariff (blue bays) cost £10 for all day parking. There is also a 330 space car park located off Marlborough Gate, ideally suited for visits to the Theatre, Theatre District and shopping centre.
Parking costs from just 40p per hour (available in 4 hour slots). The car park has a Park Mark secure parking award and is manned at all times. For cheap parking solutions to suit your budget and your time, head to the YourParkingSpace search results page where you can search, book and park easily and affordably.
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Latest Milton Keynes parking reviews
Good place to park so close to centreCarly
Happy with space, easy to find and the owner was very helpful :)Ashleigh
Easy, convenient, loads of available space, park near recycling bins to be closest to station - around an 8 minute walk.Lyndsey
Friendly and always quick to respond - great location and very secure.Gurdeep
Good location, good size bay, easy to find space, convenient opening hours.Vishal
Excellent, Safe & Very Near to City Center.Saravanan
Convenient, great space, very good to deal withRichard
Very impressed with the value for money and the ease of finding it! The postcode took us right to the turning and all you have to do is follow the road round and park up. Nice and close to the start and finish line and will definitely be making use of it again!Janazel de
Good price, easy to book. Directions as to where to park are a bit confusing. Milking Keynes is a nightmare to find your way around. Sat Nav took me to totally the wrong place. Bit of a trek to the station. Now I know where I’m going I would use again.Martin