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Getting to the city

Airport Links

From Leeds / Bradford Airport you will have to take a bus or taxi to Bradford centre. 

Bradford flying tiger bus 737
Bradford flying tiger bus 747
Arrow taxis leeds bradford airport

Yorkshire Tiger operate the hourly 747 from Bradford direct and the hourly 737 from Bradford via Shipley. 

Flying Tiger Services

737 Leeds Bradford Airport - Yeadon - Guiseley - Esholt - Shipley - Bradford

747 Leeds Bradford Airport - Yeadon - Yeadon - Rawdon - Greengates - Bradford

By Taxi

Arrow Cars is the official taxi company for Leeds Bradford Airport - the only taxi company able to drop you off on the forecourt close to the terminal entrance 

A cheaper option is to  book a private hire taxi which can pick you up at the Airport drop off point which is only a 5 minute walk from the terminal. 


Local Buses

  • There is a fast bus service from Leeds, the X6 which is every 20 minutes Monday to Saturday during the day. The 72 bus is a frequent bus link between the town and Leeds. The fast X6 bus runs to Huddersfield in the opposite direction. Metro has all the details of local bus travel.

Megabus Services

Megabus [serves the city with daily links to London, Burnley and Birmingham.

National Express

  • National Express  serves the city with links to Manchester, Birmingham and London and other cities.

Bradford interchange Grand Central Train
Bradford interchange trains in station


Bradford city centre has two railway stations, located about 15 minutes walk apart. If you are travelling from London, North Lancashire, Greater Manchester, York and Leeds there are regular direct train services to Bradford. From other areas of the UK, the easiest option is often to travel into Leeds and then catch a connecting service into one of the Bradford stations (journey time from Leeds of about 20 minutes).

  • Bradford Forster Square - Train from this station go to Leeds, Ilkley and Skipton.

  • Bradford Interchange - Trains from Bradford Interchange go west to Manchester Victoria station, Blackpool North via Preston and Huddersfield and eastwards to Leeds and York. There are direct trains to London operating from the Interchange. The Interchange is conveniently located next to the bus station.

By Road

Bradford district is served well by motorways and main trunk roads. Bradford's own motorway, the M606, brings you within 1.5 miles of the city centre and links with the M1, A1 and M6 via the M62. Once in the city all main destinations are easily accessible .Parking

There are plenty of car parks in Bradford city centre  but our top pick for  car parking is the one on George street. Cost £2.50 for 24 hours. Use Sat Nav BD1 5AA

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