Why Leeds

Travelling To And From Leeds


Leeds has an international airport: Leeds Bradford Airport, and is easy to get to from Manchester Airport, Birmingham Airport and all London Airports by bus or train. You can travel to Leeds Bradford Airport from many big cities around Europe with budget airlines like Jet2 and RyanAir for about £60 for a one-way ticket.

inlingua Leeds offers airport transfers.


Leeds has a large city centre train station, Leeds Train Station, and several smaller train stations across the city. There are frequent, direct trains from London, Sheffield, York, Manchester and most cities in the UK. Trains from London to Leeds usually start from £30 for a one-way ticket.

Please pre-book train tickets online in the UK to get the best price and a seat. If you try to buy your train ticket at the train station, it will be very expensive! You can book train tickets from National Rail and The Trainline.


Buses and coaches are often the cheapest way to travel around the UK. If you pre-book, you can often get tickets for £5! Most tickets from big cities to Leeds are around £15. Leeds Bus and Coach Station has regular buses and coaches that go all over the country and the city.

You can buy bus tickets from National Express and Megabus.

New to Leeds?

Are you coming to Leeds for the first time? Leeds City Council has created an online guide for new people in Leeds.

It has information on:

transport in Leeds
healthcare in Leeds
schools for children in Leeds
money in Leeds and the UK

and much more! This information is translated into over 20 languages, including Arabic, Spanish and Chinese!

Find the guide here: https://newtoleeds.org/