Bedford Train Station
Bedford station car park will be partially closed from 00:01 Sunday 3rd December until 23:59 Sunday 3rd December. Some parking spaces will still be available in the main car park and premium car park.
Bedford at a glance
Ticket office:Monday to Friday: 05:45 - 21:00
Saturday: 05:45 - 21:00
Sunday: 07:15 - 21:15
- Ticket office
- Step-free access
- Prepurchase collection
- Car park
- Ticket machine
- Seated area available
|Staffing level||Full time|
|Ticket office opening times||
|Smartcards issued here||Yes|
|Validate Smartcards here||Yes|
For more information on using the Key smartcard, please visit: www.thameslinkrailway.com/thekeysmartcard
Heated waiting areas are available.
Waiting areas may only be available during staffed hours at some locations.
Available during staffing hours.
|Baby changing facilities||
ATM located in ticket hall
Staff are available at this station at all times for providing assistance getting on and off the train and assistance around the station and to the platform. Assistance can be provided unbooked (turn up and go) or pre booked up to two hours before departure by contacting Assisted Travel .
Whether you pre book assistance or travel unbooked, please contact a member of staff on arrival. We recommend arriving 20 minutes prior to your train departing. This is to allow us to make sure arrangements are in place at your destination, or interchange, station such as the availability of staff and lifts. If there is insufficient time to check these arrangements, we may assist you onto the next available train.
For further information on assisted travel please see:
If you require assistance on your journey, please contact our assisted travel helpline to discuss your requirements on: Email - [email protected] | Phone - 0800 058 2844 | Textphone - 0800 138 1018
The assisted helpline is not available on Christmas Day.
A staff-operated ramp is required for step-free access between train and platform at this station. Station staff are usually available at the times listed below.
|Induction loop available||Yes|
All Thameslink ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details
|Ramp for train access available||
|Accessible taxis information||
|National Key toilets available||
|Step free access||
This is a Category B1 station: Access to all platforms via a ramp (approx 15 metres long and gradient of up to 1:11).
Assistance Meeting Point is adjacent to the taxi rank at the front of the station.
|Impaired mobility set down available||
At the front of the station.
|Car park 1||Station Car Park|
|Car park 1 operator||APCOA Parking UK|
|Car park 1 spaces||633|
|Car park 1 opening times||
|Car park 1 charges||
|Car park 1 contact details|
Information to plan your onward journey is available in the ‘Onward Travel Information Map’, located in the ‘Maps’ section below.
|Cycle storage available||Yes|
|Cycle storage spaces||588|
|Cycle storage sheltered||Yes|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Yes|
|Cycle storage location||
Front right hand side and station front
|Cycle storage types||
|Rail replacement information||
The rail replacement bus stop location is shown on the ‘Rail Replacement Bus Map’ below.
|Rail replacement map links|