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Travelling by train to the Leeds Royal Armouries Museum is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Leeds Royal Armouries Museum is Leeds, which is served by LNER, Northern and TransPennine Express services throughout the day. It's 16 minutes to the Leeds Royal Armouries Museum on foot. Exit the station and cross the river, following its path east along Dock Street. You'll eventually see the museum's characteristic glass-fronted tower.

The Leeds Royal Armouries Museum is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection and intriguing displays, suitable for all ages.

Visit the Leeds Royal Armouries Museum website for opening information.

Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.
This attraction has free entry for all.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: The Travel Centre is open Monday - Saturday 09:00 - 18:00 and Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageAvailable
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.left-baggage.co.uk/locations.php
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeAvailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Journey Care assistance is available prior to travel via the relevant Train Operator:

Northern Rail - 0845 000 0125, textphone 0845 605 0600 

Virgin Trains East Coast - 03457 225 333

CrossCountry - 0844 811 0125, textphone 0844 811 0126

East Midlands - 0845 712 5678, textphone 18001 0845 712 5678 

FirstTransPennine - 0800 107 2149, textphone 0800 107 2061

Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorAPCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Car parking spaces299
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces440
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

Evans Cycle Point, platform 1 and the short stay car park

Cycle storage notesEvans Cycle Point is a chargable storage facility that also provides cycle services which include maintenance. Charges start at £1 per day but monthly or annual passes can be purchased.
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Suitable for disabled passengers. Lifts or Level access to all platforms. 

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

taxi rank outside main station entrance

Opening Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 18:30
Saturday 06:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:45


In the Booking Hall

Tickets Accepted in Virgin Trains East Coast First Class Lounge

  • Fully inter-available First Class Season Ticket (i.e. tickets not specific to one train company)
  • Any First Class Anytime ticket valid for travel on the Virgin Trains East Coast route
  • Any Virgin Trains East Coast First Class packages
  • First Advance (routed VTEC & connections)
  • VTEC First Class Reader Offer (routed VTEC & connections)
  • VTEC First Class Flat Fare (routed VTEC & connections)
  • VTEC Rewards First Class Leisure Single (routed VTEC & connections)
  • VTEC Self-Print First Class Upgrade voucher (routed VTEC & connections)
  • Inclusive Tour Tickets (eg. Superbreak)
  • Weekend First

Restricted tickets
All First Class tickets valid only on other train operators, including ScotRail Sleepers

Assistance dogs and other well behaved dogs on leads will be permitted in all Virgin Trains East Coast First Class Lounges

Toilets/Fax/Printer, TV

Complimentary: tea/coffee/hot chocolate/orange juice/water/ biscuits 



Departures and arrivals from Leeds

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Leeds station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Manchester AirportTransPennine Express06:4516On time
to HuddersfieldTransPennine Express06:4715On time
to SheffieldNorthern06:4717BOn time
to HullNorthern06:5414BOn time
to SkiptonNorthern06:564BOn time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Bradford Forster SquareLondon North Eastern Railway06:526On time
from Bradford InterchangeNorthern06:5210BOn time
from KnottingleyNorthern06:5317BOn time
from SkiptonNorthern07:024BOn time
from HullTransPennine Express07:0416On time
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