Leeds railway station is located on New Station Street, and serves both national and regional routes. The station was originally opened in 1938 and became the city's main rail hub after the closure of Leeds Central in 1967. It was greatly modernised in 2002 and 2008 to make it one of the most high tech and best-served stations in the country. Leeds Station is situated to the rear of the famous Queen's Hotel, and all of the city centre's attractions are just a few minutes’ walk away.
Leeds train station is well-connected to Leeds Bradford Airport thanks to the frequent Flying Tiger bus services running 7 days a week, every half an hour. Buses also run from Bradford Interchange and Harrogate train stations.
|Staffing level||The staff is available at all times.|
|Left Luggage phone number||0113 350 3966|
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|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
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Suitable for disabled passengers. Lifts or Level access to all platforms.
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Journey Care Assistance is available prior to travel via the relevant Train Operator:
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|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Carpark operator||APCOA Parking (UK) Limited|
|Cycle storage spaces||72|
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|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
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|Cycle storage notes||There are wheel racks available.|
|Step-free access||Step free access is available throughout the whole station.|
|Ramps for train access||Available|
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|Accessible Booking Office counter||Available|
|Accessible taxis||Accessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information|
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Leeds station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include:
Thanks to frequent Northern services, you can easily get from Skipton to Leeds in 40m, from York to Leeds in 40m and from Sheffield to Leeds in 1h 4m. Frequent LNER services also connect London Kings Cross to Leeds in 2h 41m throughout the day, while TransPennine Express services cover the routes from Hull to Leeds in 1h 3m, from Newcastle to Leeds in 1h 38m and from Huddersfield to Leeds in 34m. Finally, from Leeds train station you can also reach Bristol in 3h 55m and Edinburgh in 3h 5m on CrossCountry services.
Need more information on how to get to Leeds by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Leeds.
Want to know when your next train from/to Leeds station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Leeds railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Leeds.
Leeds Station is packed with facilities that help to make your journey smoother. The station hosts a large number of shops and restaurants including Marks & Spencer, Café Ritazza and McDonalds. Pay as you go WiFi is available at Leeds station. Toilets are located on Platforms 8, 12 and 15, and charge 40p for use. Ticket machines are spread throughout the station to make collecting pre-purchased tickets easier.
If you're travelling First Class from Leeds station with LNER, you'll be able to access their First Class Lounge, which is located in the booking hall. You'll get to enjoy comfortable seating, complimentary hot and cold drinks and light snacks, TVs and free WiFi. You can access the First Class Lounge at Leeds station if you have one of the following First Class tickets:
For more information about how First Class train travel works in the UK, visit our dedicated page to First Class Train Tickets.
Leeds train station has a multi-storey car park. Due to the new platform build at Leeds station, the long stay car parks are closed to the public until Spring 2021. Alternative Leeds City parking and Park and Ride facilities are available to use throughout the closures. Blue Badge spaces are available to the public in the multi-storey car park.
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Leeds station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.
Trains arrive into and depart from Leeds station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Leeds station.
Yes, there are toilets available to use at Leeds station.
Yes, dogs are allowed at Leeds station but should be kept on a lead or comfortable in a pet carrier at all times.