Transport around Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA)

Being Yorkshire's major air hub, Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA) is well connected to the rest of the region. Passengers flying into the airport will find a fast and convenient rail link located nearby as well as public buses and taxis ready and waiting to take them wherever they want to go.

Leeds/Bradford, West/North Yorkshire
Leeds Bradford International Airport Limited
Time Zone
053°51'57"N 001°39'38"W


Leeds City Railway Station is located just a 20-minute drive from the airport and trains travel on the West Yorkshire line to destinations all over England. The airport's Airlink Bus Service 757 regularly runs between the airport and station, which arrives every 30 minutes during peak travel times.


the airport provides a regular coach service, which can be caught from right outside the airport and takes passengers to Leeds city centre. There is also a public bus service which connects the airport with both Leeds and Bradford.


travelling by taxi is one of the most convenient ways to get to and from the airport. There is a large taxi rank located outside the main entrance to the Arrivals hall and taxis from several different companies wait here.


Leeds Bradford International Airport is located just a 20 to 30-minute drive from both Leeds and Bradford and can be accessed from the A658 from Bradford as well as the M1 motorway from London and the M62 Liverpool to Hull.

Those travelling from the north need to take Exit 1 on the A1, joining the A59 west, which then merges with A658. Follow the signs to Harrogate and then take the A61 south, turning right onto the A658 south and continuing southwest along the A658. Those who are driving from the south should follow either the M1 or M621 to Leeds and then the A65 northwest towards Kendal. Take a right onto the A658 and simply follow the signs to the airport.


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