Cranfield University Address
Situated close to Milton Keynes and Bedford, the Cranfield campus is situated in Wharley End, very close to Cranfield village, and is about 10 minutes from the M1 motorway. There is rail and road access to most major airports as well as coach and train stations. Cranfield campus also has its own airport for private executive business travel.
Read on to learn more about the location of our Cranfield campus, with maps, campus layouts, parking details and our extensive transport links by air, rail and road.
Set in the midst of the stunning Bedfordshire countryside, Cranfield offers a rich, rural landscape complemented by thriving towns, postcard villages and a great sense of prestige.
Close to Milton Keynes and Bedford, the Cranfield campus is situated in Wharley End, close to Cranfield village, and is about 10 minutes from the M1 motorway. There is rail and road access to most major airports as well as coach and train stations. Cranfield campus also has its own airport for private executive business travel.
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Cranfield campus is located 10 minutes from the M1 motorway and can be accessed from either Junction 13 or 14 of the M1. If you are travelling using satellite navigation, our address is as follows:
*Some satellite navigation systems show the university address to be located in Wharley End
The University has partnered up with UNO to provide a bus service, making travel to and from campus easy, convenient and good value for money. All the buses have free Wi-Fi and low level entrance for pushchairs and wheelchairs. Stage coach buses are also available.
C1 is the bus route most student use to travel between the University, Bedford and Milton Keynes.
Buses arrive approximately every 20 to 30 minutes on weekdays, roughly every hour on Saturdays and up to 90 minutes on Sundays and Bank Holidays.
National Express also run coaches from several major UK airports to nearby towns and tourist attraction hotspots.
Please note: Occasionally different companies will refer to the University under a different name. The main bus stop is named as ‘Cranfield University’ or ‘Wharley End (Cranfield), Cranfield University main gate’.
Bedford and Milton Keynes train stations are the closest train stations to Cranfield University and connect you to many of the major cities in the UK.
From London St Pancras, Bedford is accessible within 50 minutes and from London Euston, Milton Keynes is accessible in 35 minutes. Both stations have connecting buses to bring you to Cranfield University.
For a timetable and further rail information, visit the National Rail website.
You can also call their Train tracker automated service for real time arrival, departure, fare and timetable information.
Tel: 03457 48 49 50