Travel & Parking

RWSfm will be providing up to date travel and parking information on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8am – 6pm. This will be broadcast every 30 minutes in additional to their normal programming and they will be happy to take requests from stallholders and visitors.

Tune into RWSfm 103.3 or via the TuneIn radio app on your smartphone.

By Road

Bury St Edmunds is just off the A14. London is less than two hours away (using the M11 or A12) and the Midlands are within easy reach.

Click here for our 2018 parking map

By Train

Bury St Edmunds station is on Station Hill, a 10 minute walk to the Angel Hill and town centre. Abellio Greater Anglia provide services from Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and parts of Hertfordshire. look out for offers including “Group Save” – two pay and four travel.

From the station proceed straight ahead onto Station Hill. Proceed up Station Hill towards the mini roundabout. Cross the roundabout into Ipswich Street and follow the road until it becomes St John’s Street.

St John’s Street is the start of the Christmas Fayre and Bury St Edmunds historic shopping areas. Here you will find a vast array of independent shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes. Toilets, a rest area and mother and baby room can be found in the Just Traid Café.

By Bus

Angel Hill is 10 minutes walk from the bus station. The Arc shopping centre is 2 minutes and the Independent shopping street – St John’s Street is across the road via Sergeants Walk. All parts of the town centre and the Christmas Fayre are easily accessible.

The main bus station is on St Andrews Street North and has toilets and a waiting area. Services from Cambridge, Thetford, Norwich and National Express coaches arrive here.

For any queries please contact


Chambers operates regular rural bus services 6 days a week to Bury St Edmunds from Clare, Sudbury, Lavenham, Bures, Long Melford and other surrounding villages. Times, maps & fares are available from our website. Call us on 01206 769778 for more information.


Park and Walk Sites

These sites are approximately a 20 minute walk from the town centre and Christmas Fayre.

West Suffolk College, Beetons Way, IP33 3TT – £4

(Saturday and Sunday only)

Olding Road Car Park, Olding Road, IP33 3YE (Saturday & Sunday) – Free of charge.

We also have additional parking at Greene King, Priory School and St Edmundsbury School – all of which can be found on our map above!

Park and Ride  CASH ONLY

The Christmas Fayre park and ride service runs from Saxham Business Park, just off the A14 (IP28 6RX). This site is well signed from all major routes and the A14.

Park and Ride is available Thursday  11am until 8.30pm, Friday and Saturday 8:30am – 8:30pm and Sunday 9:00am – 5:30pm

£10 per car

Please note coaches do not accept dogs except for hearing or guide dogs.

Car Parks

Bury St Edmunds has several reasonably priced long and short stay car parks. Prices and location details can be viewed on the West Suffolk Councils website.

We also have additional parking at Greene King, Priory School and St Edmundsbury School – all of which can be found on our map above!


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