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Travelling to Bedford College

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Bedford College
Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AH


Tel: 01234 291000
Fax: 01234 291979

It’s this easy to get to Bedford College…


By bus

Bus services frequently stop less than a 10 minute walk away from our campuses. Bus passes and financial support are available for eligible students.

Kempston Campus is served by bus route number 53, stopping just outside the Woburn Road Industrial Estate and running between Bedford town centre and the villages of Marston Moretaine, Cranfield and Wootton.

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By train

Bedford’s mainline station is a 15 minute walk from our Cauldwell Street Campus and BROOKS Hair & Beauty Salon. Bedford St Johns station is only five minutes from our Cauldwell Street Campus

The nearest station to our Kempston Campus is Kempston Hardwick, which is served hourly by the Marston Vale line between Bletchley and Bedford.


 By foot or bike

There are bike racks at our Cauldwell Street Campus. You can download a copy of the Bedford Borough Council Cycle Map from our website


By car

Limited student parking is available at our Cauldwell Street Campus with a student permit. Our Kempston Campus has free on-road parking, with easy access to Woburn Road Industrial Estate just off the major A421 road.


Bus Routes From Route Number Frequency
Ampthill & Flitwick 42 Every hour
Biggleswade 74 Every hour
Brickhill (Tyne Crescent) 6 Every 15 minutes
Cambridge-Oxford X5 Every 30 minutes
Clapham & Oakley 51 Every 30 minutes
Clophill & Luton 81 Every hour
Cranfield, Marston Mortaine & Wootton 53 Every 20 minutes
Elms Farm 5 Every 15 minutes
Elstow Park & Ride site 2 Every 15 minutes
Fenlake 3 Every 30 minutes
Goldington 4, 10 Every 30 minutes
Great Denham 8 Every 30 minutes
Kempston (via Bedford Road) 1 Every 15 minutes
Milton Keynes C1, C10, C11 Every hour
Northampton 41 Every hour
Rushden & Kettering 50 Every hour
Sandy & Biggleswade 73 Every 30 minutes
Shortstown 9 Every 15 minutes
Woodside 7 Every 30 minutes