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Flitwick is a town in Bedfordshire. It is located about ten miles south of Bedford and 10 miles north of Luton.

Get in

By car

Flitwick is 5 miles from junction 12 of the M1.

By train

Flitwick a station on the Thameslink line. Trains from Flitwick station go north to Bedford and south to Luton, Luton Airport Parkway, St Albans, London, Gatwick Airport and Brighton.

By plane

The nearest airport is Luton about 12 miles south.

By bus

The main bus services are as follows:

42 (Grant Palmer) provides an hourly daytime service Mondays to Saturdays providing a connection to: Westoning, Harlington, Toddington, Ampthill, Houghton Conquest, Kempston and Bedford. No Sunday service

J2 (Stagecoach) provides an hourly daytime service Mondays to Saturdays to Ampthill, Houghton Conquest, Kempston and Bedford.


  • Flitwick Manor.
  • Flitwick Moor.
  • Flitwick Castle.


  • Leisure Centre


  • Tesco

There is an open-air market every Friday selling local produce, which is set up on the car park of the village hall. The market has many stalls from a fish monger to a baker, haberdashery and fruit and veg.


There are a number of restaurants in the town.


  • The Swan.
  • The Bumble Bee.
  • The Blackbirds.
  • The Crown.


Go next

Local attractions include:

  • Houghton House
  • Wrest Park
  • Whipsnade Zoo, just outside Dunstable.
  • Woburn safari park, Woburn

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