Travelling to Leeds
Frequent direct trains carry 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.
National Express coaches run into the city from a host of other UK destinations too. Travelling by car to Leeds couldn’t be simpler, located at the crossroads of the M62 and M1 with the A1/M1 link, it’s easy to reach at speed from any direction.
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 M62 runs East to West through West Yorkshire, with the M621 leading from it into the centre of Leeds and the M606 into Bradford.
For local public transport information visit the Metro website - http://www.wymetro.com/
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 a scheduled flight from over 75 destinations including Geneva, Paris, London, Berlin and Rome. British Airways now fly from London Heathrow to Leeds three times daily.