|| Leeds has its own
airport the Leeds Bradford International Airport [map].
The airport is easy to get to and is signposted on all
major roads over a wide area, including the M1 and M62
motorways and the Yorkshire section of the A1.
The airport has a wide range of facilities including a
number of well-known eateries and plenty of room to chill
out before your big journey. It also offers a hi-tech
check in area, nursing parents facilities, a new international
departure area incorporating the White Rose Cafe,
the Yorkshire Hero pub, a children's play area, duty free, Delice De France and a books
The airport recently became one of the few airports within
the UK, and one of the few public places in Europe, to
provide the new wireless Internet facility, ‘Wi-Fi’.
The facility allows users to access the Internet without
the need for cables and without the hassle of changing
settings on their laptop or PDA. This gives passengers
the freedom to switch on and surf the net in any location
in the terminal, at any time.
Getting to and from the Airport...
Streamline, Telecabs and City Cabs are the three companies
that form the Airport Taxi Association (ATA). For
transfers to and from LBA we recommend you contact the
ATA cabs are all fully licensed, black and white, Leeds
City Council hackney carriages, and are available for
hire from either the taxi rank situated immediately outside
the terminal building at LBA, or by pre-booking in advance
on one of the following telephone numbers. Fares are all
metered and are governed by Leeds City Council.
Important Taxi Numbers:
| +44 (0) 113
| +44 (0) 113 279 2222
| +44 (0) 113 246 9999
It's easy to get to Leeds Bradford International Airport
on the 757 Airlink bus service. It runs every half
hour from Otley or Leeds city centre bus and rail stations
and hourly outside peak times (up to 0800 and after 1800).
It is the easiest and most efficient way to get you on
to your plane. The service calls at all Metro stops on
route between Leeds/Otley to the Airport, and starts from
Leeds City Bus Station at 6:00am, from the railway station
five minutes later and runs until 10:00pm daily.
You can buy your ticket in advance or on the bus and there
is ample luggage space onboard.
Local Bus services 647, 651 and 747 operate from Bradford,
Shipley, Guiseley and Yeadon to the airport Monday to
Saturday only and between Bradford, the airport and Otley
Monday to Saturday evenings and all day Sundays.
For further information on any of the above services,
please contact Metroline on 0113 245 7676.
National rail times are available from National Rail Enquires
online at www.nationalrail.co.uk or by calling +44 (0) 8457 484950 (24 hours). For information
on local West Yorkshire rail services please contact Metroline
on +44 (0) 113 245 7676 (open 8:00am to 8:00pm daily),
or visit Metro's website at www.wymetro.com for details on all public transport matters in West Yorkshire.
Journey Planners are also available.