Plan Your Stay

Getting Here

By bus, train and more ...

By Bus

The main bus station on St Andrews Street North is situated in the town centre, just 5 minutes’ walk from shops, restaurants and local attractions. Buses arrive at this station from Cambridge, Thetford, Norwich and other local destinations National Express coaches also arrive here.

By Train

Bury St Edmunds train station, which opened in 1847, is situated on Station Hill and a ten-minute walk to the town centre. From there, Greater Anglia provide services from Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and parts of Hertfordshire.

There are regular daily services between Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and Ipswich with journey times of approximately 45 minutes. There is also a taxi rank outside the station, and further taxi offices on Station Hill.

By Car

To see more information on the nearest car parks, including parking costs and maps, click here. Short stay car parks in Bury St Edmunds are Free after 3pm every Tuesday.

Suffolk's Year of Walking has launched a new Park and Stride map showing how many steps it takes to walk between car parks in Bury St Edmunds town centre, click here to view it.

By Taxis

The main taxi rank in Bury St Edmunds is on Cornhill, and there are others at the Railway Station, as indicated above.

By Bike

Bury St Edmunds cycle route map can be downloaded here.

On foot

Walking routes can be downloaded here


All public toilets in Bury St Edmunds are fully accessible. Toilets can be found on Angel Hill, Ram Meadow car park, and The arc shopping centre.

Visitors with disabilities

Blue Badge Parking is available throughout the town. Charges do apply in some car parks. Bury St Edmunds shop mobility scheme operates from The Apex and the Library where a selection of scooters, manual or powered wheelchairs, can be hired. Booking is advised.

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