How to get to the University of Leeds

Leeds has a compact City Centre and good public transport services making it easy to get around whether you are on foot, on bike or using the bus, encouraging these sustainable transport options is at the heart of our travel plans. The majority of student residences and local facilities are within 3 miles of the University and the campus itself is located on the outskirts of the City Centre within 20 minutes walk from Leeds train station. We ensure our staff, students and visitors know how to get here in a sustainable way.

We have a range of facilities available to ensure you can match your lifestyle and professional needs to utilising more sustainable travel options and continue to offer benefits such as travel pass discounts, cycle to work scheme, campus bike hub, excellent public transport links available just outside Parkinson steps . The university also has a commitment to reduce the need for travel by providing adequate video-conferencing facilities.

For more information on sustainable travel options, please click on the buttons below.

Park & Ride

If you or visitors to the University need to travel to Leeds by car and would like to avoid traffic and congestion, a great option is Park & Ride.

Two new Park & Ride sites have recently opened, providing easy access into the centre of Leeds. For more information, click here.

Leeds also has a city centre shuttle bus service. Details can be found here.

Sustainable Change for the future

Our aim is to become a University with a reputation for outstanding performance on sustainability; a university that challenges the status quo and is renowned for its open, welcoming environment. We are committed to making the most of resources and fostering a staff and student body where sustainable travel is the norm in order to reduce our carbon emissions and to tackle impacts at a local and global level. You can read more about the University of Leeds Sustainability Strategy here .