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Bedford station
Ashburnham Road
MK40 1DS

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Ticket office

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Mon - Fri:  5:45 AM to 9:00 PM
Sat:  5:45 AM to 9:00 PM
Sun:  7:15 AM to 9:15 PM

Station details

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    Bedford Station Car Park Reduction

    Network Rail Bedford Station mainline Improvements 14 October to 22 December 2019

    For up to nine weeks from 21 October 2019, Bedford station will lose up to half of the spaces in its main car park, although this number will reduce to about a fifth for around six weeks.

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General information

Station Operator: TL
Station Code: BDM
Staffing Level: Full Time

Ticket buying & collection

False Oyster Pre Pay
False Oyster Validator
False Smartcard Issued
True Smartcard Validator
False Oyster Topup
True Prepurchase Collection
True Smartcard Topup
True Ticket Machine
Penalty Fares:
Applicable Operators: Thameslink

Passenger services

False> Lost Property Contact Available
Website: Go to website
True Ticket Gate

False> Left Luggage Contact Available
True Customer Help Points

Station facilities

True> Atm Machine
True Baby Change
False Bureau De Change
True Post Box
True Seated Area
False First Class Lounge
True Shops
False Showers
True Station Buffet
True Telephones (Cards & Coins)
True Toilets
False Tourist Information Office
False Trolleys
False WebKiosk
True WiFi
Wifi Note:
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False Waiting Room
Waiting Room Note:
Waiting room available on platforms

Car parking

true Car parking
Name: Station Car Park
Operator: Saba UK
Spaces: 740

Annual Charge: N/A
Daily Charge: N/A
Monthly Charge: N/A
Off Peak Charge: N/A
Six Monthly Charge: N/A
Per Hour Charge: N/A
Three Monthly Charge: N/A
Weekly Charge: N/A
False Car Parking Contact Available


True Cycle Storage Availability

Sheltered: Yes
Spaces: 588
Type: Stands
Location: Front right hand side and station front

True Cycle Storage CCTV

Other transport

True Taxi Rank

Taxi Rank Note: YES

False Car Hire

False Airport
False Metro
True Bus Service


True Accessible Booking Office Counter

False Accessible Public Telephones

Accessible Public Telephones Note:

Public telephones are not accessible

True National Key Toilets

National Key Toilets Note: Access to this toilet requires a Radar key.

True Induction Loop
True Wheelchairs Available
True Ramp For Train Access

True Step Free Access

Step Free Access Note: Ramp access to main entrance. Lifts and stairs to all platforms. Barriers with side gate for easy wheelchair access.

False Accessible Taxis

Accessible Taxis Note: Yes

True Accessible Ticket Machines

True Impaired Mobility Set Down

Impaired Mobility Set Down Note: At the front of the station.

Live departures & arrivals for Bedford

Live arrivals at Bedford
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01:44 Luton Platform BUS BUS On time See details on departure to Luton
01:54 Luton Platform BUS BUS On time See details on departure to Luton
02:14 Luton Platform BUS BUS On time See details on departure to Luton
02:52 Luton Platform BUS BUS On time See details on departure to Luton

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