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Bedford Train Station

Bedford

Bedford station
Ashburnham Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK40 1DS

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Ticket office opening hours:

Monday - Friday - 05:45 to 21:00
Saturday - 05:45 to 21:00
Sunday - 07:15 to 21:15

  • NO Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • YES Toilet
  • YES Impaired Access Staff

Station facilities

  • Accessibility
    • Accesible Ticket Machine 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
    • Helpline Contact URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Step Free Access This is a Category A station: This station has step-free level access to all platforms via lifts. Assistance Meeting Point is adjacent to the taxi rank at the front of the station.
      Coverage: whole Station
    • Accessible Public Telephones No
    • Accessible Taxis No
    • First Class Lounge No
    • Help Points YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter No
    • Impared Access Staff YES Yes
    • Impared Access Ticket Gate No
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines YES Yes
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down YES Yes
    • National Key Toilets YES Yes
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available YES Yes
    • Impaired Access Helpline Hours Monday - Sunday - 07:00 to 22:00
    • Impaired Access Staff Help Hours Monday - Sunday - open 24h
    • Helpline YES Yes
    • Helpline Contact Details If you require assistance on your journey, please contact our assisted travel helpline to discuss your requirements on: Email - assistedtravel@thameslinkrailway.com | Phone - 0800 058 2844 | Textphone - 0800 138 1018
    • Helpline Open Note The assisted helpline is not available on Christmas Day.
    • Impared Mobility Set Down At the front of the station.
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
    • Staff Help 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.
  • Ticketing Hours
    • Ticket Office Hours Monday - Friday - 05:45 to 21:00
      Saturday - 05:45 to 21:00
      Sunday - 07:15 to 21:15
  • Restrooms
    • Toilets YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Toilets Note Available during staffing hours.
  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone No
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi Find WiFi Hotspots around this station (http://btwifi.co.uk/find)
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards And Coins
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Pre-Purchase Collection YES Yes
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Penalty Fares TL
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: Yes
      Smartcard Validator: Yes
      For more information on using the Key smartcard, please visit: www.thameslinkrailway.com/thekeysmartcard
  • Station Information
    • ATM YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Post Box No
    • Station Buffet YES Yes
    • Lost Property: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Shops YES Yes
    • Seated Area YES Yes
    • Showers No
    • Trolley No
    • Wifi YES Yes
    • Waiting Room No
    • Lost Property
      Operator Name: Please visit www.thameslinkrailway.com/lostproperty and use the webform to register your lost item.
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 52.1362
    • Longitude -0.47944
  • Parking
    • Car Parking Details
      Operator Name: A P C O A Parking U K
      Name: Station Car Park
      Spaces: 633
      Charges:
      Off-peak: £3.65
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: £9.20
      Weekly: £43.80
      Monthly: £156.80
      ThreeMonthly: £431.00
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: £1467.10
      Saturday: £2.80
      Sunday: £2.80

      Number Accessible Spaces: 8
      Accessible Spaces Note: Accessible spaces may be used, free of charge, by Blue Badge holders. The car park is controlled by number plate recognition. You must ensure you display the full blue badge pack A N D call/text the number shown at the station bays to register for free parking on the day of use. Penalty notices will be issued if you fail to register A N D display a valid badge pack.
      Cctv: No
      Open:
      Monday - Sunday - open 24h
      Url: https://www.thameslinkrailway.com/travel-information/plan-your-journey/car-parking
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops YES Yes
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet YES Yes
  • Cycle Storage
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • Type Stands
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Location Front right hand side and station front
    • Sheltered YES Yes
    • Spaces 588
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format can be found here (http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/posters/BDM.pdf)
  • Taxi Information
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Note YES
  • Other transportation
    • Rail Replacement Services Rail replacement bus stop locations are shown in the 'Getting to and from the station' section under 'onward travel'.
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