Public Transport Links

Public Transport Links

The Venue Cranfield facilities are situated on the Cranfield University Campus and can be reached by public transport. Please find below some useful links to websites external to this site that will assist you in planning your journey.

Rail travel

London St Pancras to Bedford.  A bus service is available from Bedford to Cranfield University (see ‘Bus Travel’ below).

London Euston to Milton Keynes Central. Frequent, fast services. A bus service is available from Milton Keynes station to Cranfield University (see ‘Bus Travel’ below)

National rail travel information website

Gives timetable information for all train operating companies. Their phone number is T: +44 (0)8457 48 49 50.

Bus Travel

Please note that different companies refer to the University stops in different ways. The main bus stop is named either as 'Cranfield University' or 'Wharley End (Cranfield), Cranfield University main gate'.

Route planning information 

Traveline SouthEast    

Google Transit     

Buses to and from Bedford

Cranfield Connect - Route C1/10

Stagecoach - Route 52    

Buses to and from Milton Keynes

Cranfield Connect - Route C1 

Coaches from major UK airports

National Express   

National Express runs coaches from several major UK airports to nearby towns.

If you should have any comments regarding the above bus services please contact the relevant company direct via their website.

Air Travel

Our nearest public airport is London Luton which is situated just off Junction 10 of the M1. More information on London Luton Airport  

From here you can catch a train direct from Luton Airport Parkway station to Bedford. National rail travel information website .

On arriving at Bedford you can take a bus or taxi to the campus. 

Alternatively there are bus services to Milton Keynes, where you can change for a bus to Cranfield campus. Alternatively, a quicker option is to take a taxi.

Other surrounding airports

There are good airport links from several airports around Cranfield.  These include:

London Heathrow

London Stansted     

London Gatwick        

Birmingham Airport      

There is information about travel from these airports to Milton Keynes and Bedford on their websites.

Cranfield Airport

Private, executive air travel is also an option to Cranfield campus via Cranfield Airport 

Travel by coach from airports

National Express runs coaches from several major UK airports to nearby towns.


There are several taxi companies operating from Milton Keynes, Bedford or locally at Cranfield.  The taxi journey from Milton Keynes or Bedford takes about 20 minutes to Cranfield.


Please note that Venue Cranfield is not responsible for the content on external websites. Companies listed are not necessarily endorsed by the University or Venue Cranfield.

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