Frequent direct trains cary visitors from London to Leeds in just over two hours, with all other UK cities also easily reached by train. Leeds, Wakefield and Bradford all enjoy regular services from London with Virgin Trains East Coast, as well as connecting to Edinburgh. The quickest journey time between Leeds and London is just over two hours and during peak times, services run at least every half an hour. With Eurostar connections at St Pancras, journeys to Leeds from Brussels and Paris take just over five hours. The First TransPennine Express service provides excellent links from Liverpool, Manchester and York. Cross Country run frequent services to Leeds from many of Britain’s major cities including Newcastle and Birmingham.
Leeds and West Yorkshire is located at the cross roads of the M62 and the M1, with the A1/M1 link making it easy to reach from all directions. The the M1 runs North to South and M62 runs East to West right through West Yorkshire, with the M621 leading from it into the centre of Leeds and the M606 into Bradford.
National Express coaches run into the city from a host of UK destinations and our coach station is located in the city centre with many of our venues and hotels just a short walk away.
Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is situated at the heart of the Leeds City Region, approximately eight miles from Leeds city centre and seven miles from Bradford and is one of the fastest growing regional airports in the UK.
Yorkshire’s gateway airport connects to a wide range of domestic and international destinations, either via direct flights or through the European ‘hub’ airports of Amsterdam and Brussels.
Visitors can now fly direct to LBA on scheduled flights from over 75 destinations across 25 countries. This includes many European capital cities, including Paris, London, Berlin and Rome. British Airways fly from London Heathrow to Leeds three times daily