General information Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport is an airport in the United Kingdom. This airport is located near the cities of Leeds and Bradford. In addition, this airport also serves the areas of West and North Yorkshire. Leeds Bradford Airport is therefore the largest airport in Yorkshire. In 2019, 3.9 million passengers flew via this airport. Numerous airlines fly to and from Leeds Bradford Airport. It is a much sought-after airport for British holidaymakers departing to sunny destinations in southern Europe.

Airlines and destinations

There are some big names flying from Leeds Bradford Airport. For example, you can opt for British Airways and KLM, two luxury airlines where you can benefit from numerous luxury extras during your flight. You can also choose airlines like Aer Lingus and TUI Airways. Another option is to choose a low cost airline: Jet2. This airline offers flights for a low price: it is very attractive to fly to a nice destination for little money. However, it is always important to keep an eye on the costs so that you don’t get any nasty surprises.

With the above mentioned airlines you can fly to many different destinations. For example, you can fly to sunny destinations in southern Europe. Some popular destinations are Bodrum, Antalya, Alicante, Santorini, Corfu, Rhodes, Mallorca, Tenerife and Ibiza. You will also fly to many major European cities such as Rome, Nice, Paris, Verona, Salzburg and Dubrovnik.

Also known as: Leeds Airport, Yorkshire’s Airport
Adress: Leeds, LS19 7TU, United Kingdom
Passengers: 4.0m (2019)


Leeds Bradford Airport is located northwest of the city of Leeds and northeast of the city of Bradford. From both cities the airport is easily accessible and well signposted. The A658 motorway takes you to the entrance of the airport. From Leeds you take 25 minutes, from Bradford 24 minutes. You can also travel by public transport. You can take bus 757 to Leeds: the bus takes 35 to 40 minutes, depending on where you want to go. The bus runs every 20 to 30 minutes. Buses 737 and 747 go to Bradford. Bus 747 takes 45 minutes, bus 737 takes 10 minutes longer.

Leeds Bradford Airport Parking

Parking is possible at Leeds Bradford Airport. You can choose for Premium Short Stay, Short Stay, Mid Stay and Long Stay. Fares for 60 minutes parking are lowest at Short Stay: £7. If you choose Mid Stay or Premium Short Stay, you pay as much as £37 and £39 for 60 minute parking. 1 day’s parking will cost you £39 at Premium Short Stay and £37 at Mid Stay. At Long Stay you pay £32.


Leeds Bradford Airport is an excellent airport with various possibilities when it comes to destinations. For example, you can choose from numerous popular summer destinations. Furthermore, you can also choose from a number of major European cities that you can reach from Leeds Bradford Airport. You also have plenty of parking facilities and Leeds Bradford Airport is easily accessible from nearby cities.

Car rental

You arrive at Leeds Bradford Airport, you need a car rental: 


Book a hotel near the airport or one for your stay:

Book a taxi

Book a taxi at Leeds Bradford Airport. It is about 15 km (25 min.) to the city centre of Leeds. A normal price for a taxi is around £ 30.