Intensive Driving Courses in Bury St Edmunds

If you’re dissatisfied with the slow pace of traditional lessons and want to get your licence quicker, then an intensive driving course is the way to go. But this doesn’t necessarily mean taking everything in a 5-day window like most crash courses. When you book intensive driving lessons with PassMeFast, you’ll control the pace. Read on for all the details on our driving courses in Bury St Edmunds and across West Suffolk.

Booking Intensive Driving Lessons in Bury St Edmunds

If you’re considering getting on the road, it’s likely that you’ll be looking into the cost of learning to drive. While some other driving schools may try to get you through the door with promises of cheap driving lessons, these can often prove to be less cost-effective in the long run. A better option is to choose one of our range of intensive driving courses. These are specifically tailored to suit different experience levels, giving you the best chance of passing quickly.

After booking in, we’ll get to work securing you an early driving test. Not sure why we do this first? Well, by getting your practical booked in, you’ll have a date in mind to work towards, giving you the perfect motivation. It also enables you to work with your instructor to create a lesson plan that suits you best.

Interested in automatic intensive driving lessons in Bury St Edmunds?

PassMeFast is proud to offer a choice of transmission across all of its courses. So, if you’re interested in learning how to drive an automatic car, we’ve got you covered. All you need to do is select one of our automatic courses when you book in.

We guarantee that all of our lessons are taught one-on-one by DVSA-approved driving instructors, with dual control cars as standard in either manual or automatic transmission. What’s more, you’ll get to choose the pace at which you take your lessons, with semi-intensive and fully intensive driving course structures available.

With our customer-centric approach, it’s little wonder that our intensive courses are more popular than ever. If you’re interested in getting on the road with us, then just call the team on 0333 123 4949. We’re happy to help! Alternatively, you can book your driving course online.

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Why choose PassMeFast for your intensive driving course?

  • Automatic and manual courses to suit all drivers
  • Flexible driving lessons to fit any schedule
  • Learn with experienced instructors
  • Home and workplace pickups
  • Pass in as little as one week

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Practical Driving Test Centres in Bury St Edmunds

The process of learning to drive culminates in one key hour: the practical test. You can take this test at centres dotted across the country. For those living in this area, however, there’s no need to ruminate too much about where to go: there’s a test centre right here in Bury St Edmunds! If you need a backup, then take a look at either Ipswich or Cambridge Brookmount Court.

Theory Test Centres in Bury St Edmunds

Don’t listen to those claiming you can walk away with a guaranteed pass—the theory test can be harder than you might think. Deciding where to take it, though, is easy as pie. That’s because you can head on down to the local Bury St Edmunds theory test centre. Need an alternative? You can either head to Suffolk’s county town of Ipswich, or cross the Essex border and visit Colchester.

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

Though many fail to take it seriously, the theory test is a critical stage of your driving journey. That’s why we recommend adding it to your PassMeFast booking. That way, we can sort out the appointment, leaving you to focus on revising. Need some help? Check out our last-minute theory test tips!

Driving Around Bury St Edmunds

Though practising driving outside lessons can help you to build upon your skills, nothing compares to taking lessons with a qualified instructor. That’s because they’ll know exactly what an examiner will test you on, both in terms of the competences you’ll need to show during your test and the routes likely to feature on the big day.

Map showing Bury St Edmunds within Suffolk

If you’re taking your test here in Bury St Edmunds, you can expect A roads such as the A14 to feature on your practical. Meanwhile, you’re also likely to head to more residential parts of town, where the examiner will probably ask you to pull over safely several times, and may also ask you to demonstrate one of your reversing manoeuvres.

Bury St Edmunds Fact File

Famous for Brewing and malting
Population 40,664
County Suffolk
Local council West Suffolk
Major local roads A1101 to Long Sutton
A1302 to Southgate Bridge and Westley
A134 to Colchester and King's Lynn
A14 to Catthorpe and Felixstowe
A143 to Great Yarmouth and Haverhill
Railway station Bury St Edmunds train station
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Places near Bury St Edmunds


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  • Brandon was once known for the manufacturing of gun flints that took place here
  • Starting from the mediaeval period, another of the town’s famous exports was rabbit fur
  • It was struck by a Great Fire in May 1789, destroying 8 houses
  • The town’s history is on display at the Brandon Heritage Centre


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  • Lakenheath is well known for its mediaeval church, which was originally built in wood
  • The largest US Air Force base in the UK, RAF Lakenheath, is found here
  • It was struck by a tornado in 1981 as part of the largest outbreak in European history
  • In 1996, the Lakenheath Fen Nature Reserve opened in nearby wetlands


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  • Mildenhall today is still centred around its sixteenth century hexagonal market cross
  • It is well known for the discovery of the Mildenhall Treasure in 1942
  • Close to the town lies RAF Mildenhall, which is primarily used by United States forces
  • As a result, Mildenhall has a higher concentration of American residents than anywhere else in the UK


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  • Newmarket is renowned globally as the home of thoroughbred horse racing
  • The town’s racecourse, Newmarket Racecourse, has been open since 1667, and has the UK’s largest cluster of training yards
  • It’s also home to the UK’s largest auctioneer of racehorses, Tattersalls
  • Given its unique history, it’s been proposed to grant Newmarket World Heritage Site status

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

Every single town and village in Suffolk is within PassMeFast’s coverage area—so, whether you live close to Bury St Edmunds or not, we can help you to get your licence. For more detailed local information covering other parts of the county, be sure to click on the links below.

If you’d like to explore our options, don’t miss our useful course recommender, which can give you a personalised quote in just moments. Once you’ve got a clear idea of which course to pick, call us on 0333 123 4949 to book in, or simply click the button below.

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