Leeds - Train Tickets & City Guide

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Leeds by train - City guide & train tickets

What is the name of the main station in Leeds?

The principal railway station serving Leeds is Leeds City railway station.

Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre?

This railway station is located just southwest of the city centre.

Which hotels do you recommend near the station?

Please refer to our hotel suggestions on this page.

Which train services run to Leeds?

These operators run trains to and from Leeds.

Are there direct trains to major cities nearby?

Yes, there are trains to a lot of places. For example to/from Liverpool, Edinburgh, London, Manchester and many other cities.

Do you offer all train tickets to Leeds?

Yes, we offer all train tickets - always the best price, no booking fees and e-tickets!

About Leeds

Home to a number of historic buildings, such as Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House (opened 1878), Leeds Corn Exchange (1864) and Leeds Town Hall (1858). Because of its location on the river Aire and its proximity to coal and iron supplies, the city has long been of great importance to industry.

Leeds station - Info

Railway Station Leeds

"Leeds" is the name of the main train station of Leeds.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes


Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
  • Saturday 24 Hours a Day
  • Sunday 24 Hours a Day


  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Bicycle hire: F W Evans (Cyclepoint) / leedscp.store@evanscycles.com / 0113 245 4739
  • Wifi: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, Station Short Stay Car Park
  • First class Lounge: no

To the city centre

  • Walking: 5 minutes
  • Bike: 2 minutes
  • Tram: -
  • Bus: - 
  • Taxi: yes

To the airport 

'First' operate 'Airlink' 757 every 30 minutes during day and 60 minutes at night from the station forecourt direct to Leeds Bradford Airport terminal. For details: www.firstgroup.com/ukbus

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

Leeds station - Hotels near the station

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Leeds station - Rental cars

Cheap rental cars near Leeds Railway Station

Cheap rental cars near the Leeds Railway Station

Rental Cars

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