Getting There

With extensive transport links, Leeds is one of the country's most accessible cities.

By Rail and Bus

Frequent, direct trains carry visitors from London to Leeds in just over two hours. There are also regular services from Scotland, the North East, the Midlands and across the Pennines.

For more information go to or call 08457 48 49 50.

For local bus and train times please contact Metroline on 0113 245 7676 or visit

By Road

From the M1 - Leave the M1 at junction 45 and take the third exit signposted A63/Pontefract Lane. Continue straight over three roundabouts, following signs for East St/A61. When reaching the junction, keep right to leave the A63 and continue onto the A61. On reaching the junction with Crown Point Road, keep right to continue to follow A61.

Car Parking 

Woodhouse Lane Car Park is the closest Leeds City Council car park to the start of the Plusnet Leeds half marathon and is open 24 hours. Click here for more information on council parking in Leeds city centre.

By Taxi

There are a number of taxi companies across the city. 

By Air

Leeds Bradford International Airport lies eight miles north of the city. For more information to go to

A half-hourly Airlink Bus (no 757) goes between the airport and Leeds City Bus and Coach Station and the City Train Station. Contact 0113 345 7676 or visit

Road Closures

Please be aware that a number of roads will be affected by closures on the day. Latest road closures details can be found here. Additional advisory information can be found here.