Stadium MK (Milton Keynes)

Stadium MK

Stadium MK is the home of Milton Keynes Dons. Opened in 2007 following The Dons’ controversial move to Milton Keynes from South London in 2004.

The stadium was officially opened on the 29th November 2007 by the Queen, although the first match was a friendly against a Chelsea XI in July 2007. Initially opened with a capacity of 22,000, Stadium MK has since expanded to 30,500 seats over two tiers. There is future potential to add an additional tier to expand capacity to 45,000.

Tenants: Milton Keynes Dons (EFL League One)

Opened: 2007

Capacity: 30,500

Address: Stadium Way W, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK1 1ST


The stadium has hosted international football, including several England under-21 matches. There have been other friendly matches at Stadium MK including Ghana beating Latvia 1-0 in June 2010 and Brazil defeating Cameroon 1-0 in November 2018 in front of a record crowd of 29,669. Several group matches and a semi-final of UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 will be held there.

Stadium MK has also hosted rugby union, with Saracens and Northampton Saints both using the stadium in the past. Three pool matches at the 2015 Rugby World Cup were also held there, with France defeating Canada 41-18, Japan defeating Samoa 26-5 and Fiji beating Uruguay 47-15.

Stadium MK

Tickets at Stadium MK

Milton Keynes Dons Tickets

Tickets for Milton Keynes Dons matches are always available, with an average attendance of less than 10,000 there are always plenty of seats available. Tickets are available to purchase at the Box Office at the stadium (open 10am-4pm Monday to Friday), by phone (01908 622933) or online.

Tickets in the 2019-2020 season ranged from:

  • Adults: £22-£32
  • Over-65s: £17-£27
  • Under-18s: £7-£17
  • Under-12s: Free (with an adult)

Location & Travel to Stadium MK

Stadium MK

Stadium MK is located in the Denbigh district of Milton Keynes, approximately 2.5 miles south of the centre.

Airport: The nearest international airport is London Luton which has low-cost flights to a number of destinations across Europe. Milton Keynes can be reached from the airport in about 35 minutes by coach.

Thinking of going to Milton Keynes? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.

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Bus: Arriva Service 1 runs from Milton Keynes Central Rail Station via the City Centre twice an hour to Grafton Street adjacent to the stadium.

Coach: National Express also offers links to Milton Keynes from many destinations, you can search and book your tickets here. The Milton Keynes Coachway is located on the eastern edge of the town, with bus route 300 running to Milton Keynes Central railway station.

Driving & Parking: Exit junction 14 of the M1 and follow the signposts to Stadium MK. Matchday parking is available at the stadium for £7 and must be pre-booked in advance online.

Train: Milton Keynes Central railway station is located just over 2.5 miles from the stadium, with London reachable in just 30 minutes, Birmingham in just over 45 minutes and Manchester in 90 minutes. The station is a 45 minute walk away or take the Arrive Service 1 bus as above.

The nearest railway stations are Bletchley and Fenny Stratford, just over a mile away. Both stations are about a 30 minute walk away from the stadium, with shuttle buses running on match day.

Thinking of catching a train to Milton Keynes? Search and book your journey through the Trainline here.


Where to stay in Milton Keynes

Stadium MK

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Milton Keynes is part of the stadium complex and offers great views of the inside of Stadium MK. Read the blog of my visit to the hotel here.

Use TripAdvisor to find some great places to stay in Milton Keynes by clicking here.


Further Information & Events

Stadium MK Official Website

Milton Keynes Dons Official Website

Sports Tourist Blog – visit to Hotel at Stadium MK


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