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Getting to Bedford Hospital South Wing

Bedford Hospital South Wing is situated near the town centre in Bedford. The address for the South Wing site of the hospital is:

Kempston Road
MK42 9DJ

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Bedford Hospital South Wing Map


Car Parking

Bedford Hospital South Wing is situated near the town centre in Bedford. There are three main entrances to the hospital site, all of which have car parks:

  • Via Ampthill Road (A&E and Outpatients department)
  • Via Britannia Road
  • Via Kempston Road

For more information please visit our car parking information and tariff page.

Travelling by Bicycle

There are covered cycle stores by the Kempston Road entrance and in front of the Cygnet Wing. There are also numerous other cycle locking points around the site. There are cycle paths leading to the hospital from Kempston along Bedford Road and from the south of Bedford along the Ampthill Road.

Bus Services

There are several bus services from the local area that stop at Bedford Hospital. For further details of bus services, including timetables, please visit the main operators’ websites at or There are several other bus operators serving the area. For details of these as well as an additional bus and public transport information, please visit the Bedford Borough Council website.

Park & Ride

The Elstow Park and Ride bus service, which provides free parking and stops directly outside the hospital.

Reimbursements & Discretions

Parking or travel costs can be reimbursed for those claiming benefits at the hospital’s General Office. Other concessions are available for patients and visitors at the discretion of ward/unit managers.

Train Services

Bedford railway station, on the main line from London St. Pancras, through Luton to the East Midlands, is about half a mile from the hospital (a 10-15 minute walk or a short taxi ride away). A smaller unmanned station, Bedford St. Johns, on the Marston Vale line from Bletchley, is about a five-minute walk from the hospital. Please note that there are steps to the main road and no taxi service from this station. For further details of train services, including a journey planner, please visit the National Rail website.

Taxi Services

There are drop off points for taxis near all the main entrances. Public telephones with a Freephone line to a local taxi service are located near the Kempston Road, Cygnet Wing and A&E reception areas for booking your return journey if required.