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Headingley is a buzzy suburb of Leeds, West Yorkshire. Situated to the northwest of the city centre, it's a hotspot for both students and sports fans - Leeds Beckett University's Beckett Park campus is nearby, as is the internationally renowned Headingley Carnegie Stadium, home of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club, the Leeds Rhinos rugby league team and the Yorkshire Carnegie rugby union team. As you'd expect from a student-friendly area, Headingley has a high street packed with pubs, bars and vintage shops. It also boasts the superbly preserved Cottage Road Cinema, which has been showing films since 1912. The area's station lies on the Harrogate Line and dates back to 1849. About half a mile from the centre of Headingley, it's actually closer to nearby Kirkstall, but retains the Headingley name by virtue of being the main station for the famous stadium. Other nearby attractions include Kirkstall Abbey, a ruined monastery on the banks of the River Aire.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: unstaffed
DayOpening Hours
EverydayClosed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNorthern Rail
Car parking spaces5
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces12
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
Unstaffed station. There are steps leading to the platforms therefore it is difficult for disabled passengers especially ones in wheelchairs to travel from this station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

Headingley is an unstaffed station, so we'd recommend that you buy your tickets in advance on our app and collect them from the ticket machines at the station. Alternatively, you can scan an eticket at the barrier for paper-free travels.

You're likely to arrive on the platform 2 side, off Kirkstall Lane - to reach platform 1, just head under the railway bridge and up the steps. Note that there's no step-free access to platform 1. Trains towards Leeds depart from platform 1, and trains towards Knaresborough, Horsforth and York from platform 2.

Departures and arrivals from Headingley

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Headingley station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to LeedsNorthern23:111On time
to LeedsNorthern23:461On time
to YorkNorthern06:132Scheduled
to LeedsNorthern07:011Scheduled
to KnaresboroughNorthern07:082Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from YorkNorthern23:111On time
from YorkNorthern23:461On time
from LeedsNorthern06:132Scheduled
from HarrogateNorthern07:011Scheduled
from LeedsNorthern07:082Scheduled
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