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A short walk from Milton Keynes Central station

Quick commutes to London

Milton Keynes serviced accommodation offers a quick commute to London.


Attention all London workers!   Are you tired of long commutes to London?   Look no further!  Our Milton Keynes serviced apartments and houses offer comfortable short stays and are just a short walk from Milton Keynes Central train station.

If you have been offered a short to mid-term contract in London and prefer more space and a relaxing environment than your housing budget allows, the ShortstayMK serviced apartments and houses are the perfect choice.

Staying in Milton Keynes while working in London can have several advantages, particularly regarding price and ease of commuting. Here are some reasons why people choose to book a short stay in Milton Keynes while working in London: 


  • Commute Time: Milton Keynes is strategically located just 50 miles (80 km) north of London, and it is well-connected to the capital city by a direct train service. The train journey from Milton Keynes to London Euston typically takes around 30-40 minutes, which is relatively short compared to many other commuter towns.  Our Vizion 1, 2 and 3-bedroom serviced apartments are just a 10-minute walk from the train station.  Our 6-bedroom Northleigh House and 4-bedroom Campbell Park home are a 5-minute drive.


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  • Cost of Living: The cost of living in Milton Keynes is generally lower than in central London. Housing, groceries, and other daily expenses are often more affordable, saving you money on corporate housing living costs.


  • Housing Options: ShortstayMK offers a range of short-term let housing options, from apartments to 4-6 bedroom houses.  You will find more spacious and reasonably priced accommodation compared to what you would find in the heart of London.


  • Quality of Life: Milton Keynes is known for its green spaces, parks, and modern infrastructure. It offers a good quality of life with various recreational activities, shopping centres, and cultural amenities. The city is designed with an emphasis on pedestrian-friendly pathways and green areas, which can make it a pleasant place to live.


  • Family-Friendly: Milton Keynes is considered family-friendly, with good schools and a safe environment. It's a popular choice for families looking to balance the appeal of London job opportunities with a suburban or rural lifestyle.  All types of accommodation are also perfect when relocating to Milton Keynes.


  • Transport Links: Besides the direct train service to London, Milton Keynes has excellent road connections, making it easy to access other parts of the UK by car. The M1 motorway runs through the city, providing quick access to other regions.


  • Work-Life Balance: Living in Milton Keynes allows you to enjoy a more relaxed and peaceful environment while within a reasonable commute of London's job market. This can help you strike a balance between work and personal life.


  • Lower Commuting Costs: Commuting from Milton Keynes to London can be more cost-effective compared to living in London. You may pay less for your train fare and still benefit from London's job opportunities and higher salaries.


  • Local Attractions: Milton Keynes offers a lot of exciting events and attractions for all ages.   From your SSMK accommodation, you can walk to Xscape home to Snozone, Cineworld, iFly, and CasinoMK, whilst just over the road are Milton Keynes Theatre and Gallery and The Centre:mk shopping mall.  Or jump in the car and enjoy Bletchley Park, Gulliver’s Land, Willen Lake, The National Museum of Computing, and Silverstone Museum.



Overall, choosing to live in Milton Keynes while working in London can balance the advantages of city life and the benefits of suburban living. It can be a cost-effective and convenient choice for those looking to minimise the cost and stress of commuting while enjoying a good quality of life. 

Need to know more?  Call the ShortstayMK reservations team on 01908 540636 or 07771 519 370.


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