Travel information

Leeds is the epicentre of the modern North, at the heart of an easily accessible network of road, rail and air transport. One of the most famous cities in the UK, Leeds is known for its historical moments and its economic vibrancy. It excels in areas such as music, sports, arts, and politics. Leeds is a modern city with a rich industrial past.

Leeds is one of the most easily accessible cities in the UK and is ideally positioned in the heart of the country with direct rail links from across the country. Two international airports are located within an hour from the city and the port of Hull is just over an hour away by car. 

By Train

Leeds is the busiest station in the north, and a major hub for national rail transport – with direct rail links from across the country.

By Air

Leeds Bradford International Airport welcomes visitors from 70 destinations. Also Manchester International Airport is less than an hour away and has great transport links to Leeds City Centre. Journeys can be made by train or bus.

By Bus

Leeds City Bus and Coach Station is conveniently located in the city centre with National Express and Megabus operating regular coaches from destinations across the country direct into Leeds.

Getting around

Leeds is famous for its walkability, and public transport puts so much more within reach. Check out useful maps and resources down below and start planning your visit.