Information – Leeds Bradford Airport LBA


Leeds Bradford International Airport — Leeds Bradford International Airport is Yorkshire’s premier airport. Leeds Bradford Airport is a joint venture from the two cities Leeds and Bradford in West Yorkshire England. The nearest town is Yeadon, and the airport is sometimes locally referred to as Yeadon Airport.

Leeds boasts some of the best of the North’s theatres and music venues and if you love to shop, Leeds will have something for you. Harvey Nichols is a must. Venture out of town and you will find the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and ‘Last of the Summer Wine’ country. Don’t miss Bradford’s excellent Museum of Photography, Film & tv.

Leeds Bradford Int. Airport has one terminal. There is frequent public transportation to and from the airport with a choice of trains, coaches, taxis and car hire.

Where is Leeds Bradford International Airport ?


How far is Leeds Bradford Int. airport from Leeds city centre accommodations ?

The airport is situated 11 miles or 18 km northwest of Leeds. The airport is just outside the Leeds ring road about 20 minutes northwest of the city centre.

How far is Leeds Bradford Int. airport from Bradford city centre ?

The airport is situated 7 miles or 11 km north of Bradford.

How can I reach Leeds Bradford Airport by car ?

From Leeds you follow the signs to Yeadon and Otley on the A660.

From Bradford the airport is accessible from the A658 in the direction of Yeadon.

The airport is signposted on all major roads over a wide area, including the M1 and M62 motorways and the Yorkshire section of the A1.

How to get to Leeds City Centre ? to Bradford City Centre ?


By Car :

Leeds and Bradford city centre is well signposted from the airport if you are travelling by road. The M1, M62 and M621 motorways are all near to Leeds Airport, with the A658 running towards Bradford, linking the A65 south-east.

By Coach :

Long distance coach services are available at Bradford Interchange and Leeds City bus station.

By Bus :

Bus services link the airport with central Bradford, Leeds, Harrogate and other surrounding areas.

The Metroconnect 757 bus service operates between the airport and Leeds city centre rail and bus stations (journey time – 20-30 minutes) and Otley.

Metroconnect 747 operates between Bradford city centre and the airport. This line goes to Bradford, through Shipley, Guiseley and Yeadon, line 747 leaves every half hour to Bradford through Greengates, Apperley Bridge and Yeadon.

Line 767 goes every one and a half hours to Harrogate and Knaresborough.

By Train :

There is no train connection with the airport, but there are plans to realize this by making a division in the railway between Leeds and York (Harrogate Line).

Services to Bradford and Leeds link the airport with the National Rail network via Bradford Interchange, Bradford Forster Square and Leeds train station.

The Airlink 757 connects the airport with Leeds train station.

By Taxi :

Taxis are available in front of the Airport Passenger Terminal. There are three taxi companies that are allowed to transport from the airport: Streamline (tel: +44(0)113 244 3322), Telecabs (tel: +44(0)113 279 2222) and City Cabs (tel: +44(0)113 246 9999). A taxi into Leeds city centre costs about £18 and to Bradford about £16-17.

Leeds Bradford Airport Area Information


From the airport there are plenty of things to see and do for the whole family, all within easy reach.

Nearby attractions include Lightwater Valley, the Royal Armouries Museum and Harewood House. Leeds itself is fast becoming a popular short break destination with renowned nightlife and shopping, whilst Bradford has plenty of leisure activities to keep you entertained.

Golden Acre Park and Nature Reserve and the Yorkshire Dales are nearby, as well as the historic spa towns of Harrogate and Ilkley. Alternatively, you can visit the filming locations for famous TV programmes including Emmerdale, Heartbeat and Last of the Summer Wine. If you are looking for history, few locations offer more with Hamworth, the Bronte Parsonage, the Royal Armouries, Thackary Medical Museum and Harewood House nearby.

In the vicinity of the airport and the surrounding area are a wide choice of excellent hotels.