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Travelling to the airport doesn’t have to be stressful. Make it easy and hassle-free when you travel by train with CrossCountry. Located 8.4 miles from Leeds Station, Leeds Bradford Airport is a great choice for Yorkshire residents to travel from. One of the most cost effective and convenient ways to get there is by train.

Once you’ve arrived at Leeds train station, you’ll find a convenient bus service that delivers you directly to Leeds Bradford Airport terminal.

Benefits of taking the train to Leeds Bradford Airport

  • Saves you paying for airport parking
  • No need to stress about traffic
  • Saves you paying for a taxi
  • Eco-friendly compared to a car

CrossCountry makes it cheap and easy to travel to Leeds Bradford Airport.

Taking the train is the best way to save time and money, avoiding parking costs or inflated taxi prices means more money to spend on your holiday. Instead of sitting in traffic and stressing about getting to the airport on time, jump on one of our reliable, comfortable services and relax on your way to the airport.

Spacious seating, luggage space and charging points for your devices are all advantages for travellers opting to go by train. We also provide an at-seat service with light snacks, hot and cold drinks and even alcohol. What more could you want?

If you buy a CrossCountry Advance Ticket to Leeds Bradford Airport, you can get it sent straight to your phone as an e-Ticket. That way, the only thing you need to travel is your mobile phone.

Getting to Leeds Bradford Airport by train

Once CrossCountry has whisked you to Leeds Station, it is super easy to get to Leeds Bradford Airport.

The Flyer bus service runs from outside Leeds Station and takes you all the way to the airport terminal in around 30 minutes. The A1 starts from early morning and runs until late evening, 7 days a week, every half an hour.

Station Accessibility

Leeds Station is fully accessible to those with a range of mobility needs.

More questions?

For more information about getting to Leeds Bradford Airport, visit Leeds Bradford’s website.

Our Top Travel Tips

Here are our top travel tips to make sure your journey runs smoothly:

  • Discover the best time to travel – Learn more about Anytime and Off-Peak fares and what they mean for your journey.
  • Avoid the ticket office queue by purchasing your ticket on our website, or on our mobile site via your smartphone, and immediately have them sent to your device as an m-Ticket via our app.
  • Download the CrossCountry Train Tickets app for real-time train information, tickets and live departure information.
  • Leeds hotels – If you have an early flight and want to stay in Leeds for the night, you’ll want to book a great value hotel.
  • If you’re spending time in Leeds before or after your trip, check out our handy Leeds destination guide.

Once you have arrived in Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Braford Airport is small, but its selection of shops, restaurants and amenities will provide everything you need before your flight.

Shopping in Leeds Bradford Airport

World Duty Free is a highlight, offering customers fantastic savings compared to high street prices on a wide range of fragrances, beauty products, gifts, wines and spirits. Whether you’re looking for a gift or to treat yourself, you’ll find it here.

Buy your last-minute holiday essentials from the Boots store, where you’ll find a fantastic range of health and beauty products. Or, why not grab a Boots meal deal to take on-board with you?

Whether you're in need of a quick bite, a thrilling holiday read or treats to keep the kids sweet, you’ll find last minute essentials at CARGO and WHSmith.

If you need to exchange any currency, you’ll find Travelex kiosks located throughout the terminal.

Restaurants in Leeds Bradford Airport

There’s plenty of choice when it comes to great food at Leeds Bradford Airport. Whether you’ve got time for a sit-down meal or you want to buy something to take on the plane with you, there’s some great options to choose from.

Eating on the move is easy at the airport. Head to Camden Food Co. to relax in the family-friendly dining area or ‘grab and go’ if you’re short of time. Or, how about a quick stop off at Burger King before you fly?

Caffè Ritazza and Starbucks serve coffee, as well as hot and cold snacks and all your favourite sweet treats.

The Saltire Bar and Eatery serves traditional favourites, balanced with modern flavours. You’ll also find local cask-conditioned ales and a quality wine list. For a more formal dining experience, head to Cabin Bar, offering fine wines, craft beers and a selection of gourmet treats.

Amenities in Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport offers its passengers unlimited free WiFi - so you can stream music, download your favourite film or browse social media.

Sit back and admire superb runway views from one of the airport’s lounges. Book into one of 3 lounges to enjoy complimentary food and drink, newspapers and magazines. All lounges have free WiFi, charging points and flight information screens, so be sure to book!

There are a range of Special Assistance facilities available at Leeds Bradford Airport aimed at making air travel as easy as possible for passengers with reduced mobility (PRM).

Visitors will find a Reflection Room set aside for prayer and quiet reflection, located before security.

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