Great Electric Train Show 2021 | Visitor Information

Great Electric Train Show 2021

The 2021 Great Electric Train Show is just around the corner on October 2/3 at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes. Here is all the essential information you need about the show including opening times, tickets prices, how to get there, bus timetables and more.


When: October 2/3 2021

Where: Marshall Arena, Stadium MK, Stadium Way West, Milton Keynes MK1 1ST

Times: 10.00am-5pm Sat (9.30am entry for advance tickets), 10.00am-4pm Sun (9.30am entry for advance tickets).

Prices: In advance - Saturday Adults £12 (subscribers £10), children £8. Sunday Adults £12 (subscribers £10) – up to two children admitted free on Sunday with each paying adult. VIP two day ticket package (including VIP pack) £40. Advance ticket sales close September 24 2021. On the day ticket prices - Adult £15, children £9 (Saturday only).



Milton Keynes is the central point between London and Birmingham, located just off the M1 via Junction 13 from the south (A5) and Junction 14 (A421) from the north and east, and connected to the two cities by rail via the West Coast Main Line.

Once you get to Milton Keynes, the Arena MK and the Great Electric Train Show is a ten-minute drive from Junction 14 of the M1 and seven minutes from Junction 13, or you can follow the A5 to the venue. The Arena MK is built onto Stadium MK, so if you see signs for the Stadium, you’re heading the right way. Event signs will be located at the road side on the weekend of the event. Use postcode MK1 1ST for sat navs.

If you’re travelling by train to Milton Keynes Central railway station, a free bus service will be operating every 30 minutes throughout the day to the Arena MK for the Great Electric Train Show - see timetable below. It will depart from the bus stands immediately outside Milton Keynes Central railway station (see separate panel for timetable). If you are attending via Bletchley or Fenny Stratford stations, it is a 10 minute journey by taxi from either location.


A free shuttle bus will be running each day of the Great Electric Train Show on October 2/3 between Milton Keynes Central railway station and the event. The services starts at 9am each day and runs throughout the day following the timetable below:

Bus timetable


Great Electric Train Show

Marshall Arena, Stadium MK

Avanti West Coast

London Northwestern Railway

Southern Railway


To operate the Great Electric Train Show in a Covid Safe manner we will be providing hand sanitiser around the venue, regularly cleaning of all areas of the venue through the weekend and encouraging the Government Hands, Face, Space mantra. The venue will be operating contactless payment for all transactions, there will be wider aisles around the venue for visitor comfort, greater space for seating at the catering area and face coverings can be worn if preferred during the event.


The Great Electric Train Show does not offer a special rate to disabled visitors, but does offer free admission for carers who are accompanying disabled visitors. A maximum of one carer for each disabled visitor is permitted access to the show free of charge to accompany and enable the disabled person to visit the exhibition. Carer admission tickets are not available online and can only be collected from the Great Electric Train Show Desk situated inside the main entrance.

Visitors who have the following documentation are entitled to one free carer ticket, however, the visitor with the disability and any further members of their party will pay full price:

  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Attendance Allowance (AA)
  • Personal Independence Payments (PIP)
  • Blind Persons Registration
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)

Visitors must show the relevant paperwork at the Ticket Desk when they buy or collect their ticket.