Travel and maps

By air

Leeds is served by two airports: Leeds Bradford and Manchester.

Regular flights are available from many European and International cities. Leeds Bradford airport is approximately seven miles away from the University, so easily commutable by taxi; Manchester is a larger airport with a direct train link with Leeds main rail station.

By train

Leeds station connects with all major UK cities and in particular has a frequent, fast (2 hours 15 mins) and efficient London service. For train information and timetables visit the National Rail website.

By bus

There are number of excellent bus services in Leeds. Visit the West Yorkshire Metro website and First Leeds for timetables and general information.

There is also a City Bus which stops at the bus and train stations and the southern end of campus (near the back of Leeds General Infirmary) every 10 minutes from 6.30 am – 7.30 pm Monday to Saturday.

Visit the National Express website for details.

By car

If you are using satellite navigation our address details for the main entrance to our site are:

University of Leeds
Woodhouse Lane

*street listing can appear as Cavendish Road in some navigation systems

Leeds is linked to the M1 and M62. Parking on campus is limited, and we are also committed to reducing our carbon emissions, so we encourage staff and visitors to walk or cycle where possible. Parking is available on campus on a first come, first served basis. The charge is £7.00 per day. If you wish to bring a car please include this information in the information box when registering.

Parking for disabled “blue badge” holders is available on campus for visitors. If you are a blue badge holder you are advised to enter the campus via the main barrier on Woodhouse Lane to show your badge. You can then be directed to the nearest available disabled parking bay to the area you are visiting. Blue badge holders do not need to pay to park on campus. Click here for more information.

A map of the city with some travel information is provided here.