Location, Travel and Parking


A number of municipal car parks are within easy reach of Bedford Corn Exchange and are shown on the map above. If you are attending an evening function, we recommend you use the following car parks:

Riverside Square (closest to Corn Exchange), St Peters Street or Melbourne Street. All are open air car parks and are open 24 hours.

Bedford also has a Park and Ride service, with a site in Elstow. This facility has a spacious car park, CCTV on site and a waiting room with toilet facilities. The buses operate in the town centre, up to every 10 minutes, six days a week.


Bedford Corn Exchange map

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Bedford Corn Exchange

St Paul's Square
MK40 1SL

The Harpur Suite

Harpur Street
MK40 1LE



There are regular rail services to Bedford from St Pancras via First Capital Connect, with trains arriving and departing every 30 minutes. The journey time is approximately 30 minutes from St Pancras. Bedford Corn Exchange is around a 15 minute walk from the train station, a taxi service also operates.

Please contact National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950 for more information.


From the M1 - Exit at Junction 13 and follow the A421 towards Bedford. Follow signs for the Town Centre.

From the A1 (North) - Exit at the Black Cat Roundabout and follow the A421 to Bedford. Follow signs for the town centre.

From the A1 (South) - Exit at the Sandy Roundabout, follow the A603 to Bedford and then signs for the Town Centre.


Stagecoach X5 service operates between Cambridge and Oxford via Milton Keynes and Bedford every 30 minutes.

A Stagecoach service also operates from Northampton.

Bedford Bus Station is a 2 minute walk from the Corn Exchange.

For more information, please contact Stagecoach on 01604 676060.