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Visiting and Staying at Cranfield – Information for visitors to FAAM
A downloadable guide to getting to Cranfield, and where to stay whilst here, is available at FAMIL 11 Visiting and staying at Cranfield. Further information is given below. Various maps and directions for Cranfield campus can be found on the Cranfield University Website. FAAM is in Building 125.
Location for DirectFlight HQ is available at Visiting DirectFlight HQ.
From London and the South
M1 north to junction 13. Take A421 in the direction of Bedford, then immediately first left, signposted to Salford and Cranfield University, first right at Salford. Go straight across the first roundabout, right at the second, then left at the third. At the mini-roundabout (Garage on your left) turn right, the entrance to the university is first right – signposted ‘Main Reception’.
From Birmingham and the North
M1 south to junction 14. Take A509 in the direction of Wellingborough, then immediately first right, proceed through Moulsoe, then turn left following signposts.
From Bedford and the East
A428-A422 west to Astwood (7m), then left following signposts. Or A421 south-west through Kempston then right through Wootton (5m) following signposts.
From Oxford and the West
Follow A34, then A421, to Bicester, Buckingham and Milton Keynes. In Milton Keynes follow signs to M1 North (junction 14). Then proceed as from Birmingham and the North. (For those with a car GPS, the postcode MK43 0AL will get you to campus, but you’ll then need the map on page 4 for the last bit.)
Bedford Midland Road on London St Pancras – Leicester line. A bus service is available from Bedford to Cranfield University.
Milton Keynes Central on London Euston – North and North West line. Frequent and fast services. A bus service is available from Milton Keynes bus station (very near to the Railway Station) to Cranfield University. Also a free University bus service is available Monday-Friday leaving Milton Keynes (Coachway, Railway Station and John Lewis) about 1015, 1200, 1445 and 1630, then returning from Cranfield to Milton Keynes at 0920, 1120, 1420 and 1600. This must be booked via the Cranfield Transport Office on 01234-755331 or 754774.
Railtrack travel information website gives timetable information for all train operating companies Network Rail
National Rail Enquiries phone number 08457 484950
A bus service is available from Bedford to Cranfield University.
Milton Keynes Central on London Euston – North and North West line. Frequent and fast services. A free shuttle bus service is available from Milton Keynes bus station (very near to the Railway Station) to Cranfield University.
Railtrack travel information website gives timetable information for all train operating companies Network Rail - For Passengers.
London Luton, from here you can catch a train direct from Luton Airport Parkway Station to Bedford. London Luton Airport is situated just off Junction 10 of the M1.
Air travel is also an option to Cranfield campus via Cranfield Airport. For more information please contact the Airport Manager on (01234) 752784.
Or fly into Cranfield if you have your own air transport; details are in the UK AIP.
Bus & Coach Information
Bedfordshire bus line 01234 228337 8.30 am – 5.00pm. Monday to Friday. Operated by Stagecoach.
Local Taxi Firms
Holiday Inn, London Road, Newport Pagnell Tel: 01908 613688 [html]
The Swan Revived. High Street, Newport pagnell. Tel: 01908 610565 [html].
Marston Travelodge. A421 Beancroft Road Junction, Marston Moretaine Tel: 0871 9846011 [html]
The Shakespeare Hotel, Shakespeare Road, Bedford. Tel: 01234 213147 [html]
Travelodge, Saturn Heights, Brickhill Drive, Bedford. Tel: 0871 9846276 [html]
Travelodge, Milton Keynes Central, 199 Grafton Gate, Milton Keynes. Tel: 0871 9846199 [html]
Holiday Inn Express, Elstow Interchange A6/A421, Elstow, Bedford. Central Booking No. 0870 4009093, Front Desk, 0870 1121807 [html]
Holiday Inn Express, Tongwell Street, Milton Keynes. Central Booking No. 0870 4009093, Front Desk, 01908 681000 [html]
Premier Travel Inn Milton Keynes South, Bletcham Way, Caldecotte, Milton Keynes. Tel: 0870 9906558 [html]
Premier Travel Inn Milton Keynes East, Brickhill Street, Willen Lake, Milton Keynes. Tel: 08701 977185 [html]
Premier Travel Inn Milton Keynes Central South West, Shirwell Crescent, Furzton, Milton Keynes. Tel: 0870 9906396 [html]