Yorkshire's largest city is a cosmopolitan, thriving cultural centre, with art galleries like the Henry Moore Institute, the spectacle of Light Night, historic sights like Harewood House and an array of clubs and music venues to suit anyone's taste. There are also fantastic attractions for kids like the Ilkley Toy Museum and Tropical World, making Leeds a great family destination.
Leeds Bradford Airport is a short journey from the centre of town, making flying a convenient choice for anyone choosing travel to Leeds. The airport is a few kilometres to the north-east of the city, but regular bus connections to Leeds Railway Station are provided by the Flying Bus Company. Airlines serving Leeds Bradford Airport include FlyBe, Aer Lingus, Monarch and British Airways.
Catching the train is probably the easiest way to travel to Leeds, as the main station is located right at the heart of the city. If you need to travel to suburbs like Headingley or Harehills, buses depart from New Station Street, while central attractions like the Victoria Quarter are within walking distance. Rail companies stopping at Leeds include East Coast, CrossCountry as well as regional commuter services.
National Express and Megabus both provide regular bus services to Leeds from major British cities like London, Birmingham and Manchester. The bus station is located in the eastern half of the city, close to the city centre. Local buses can take visitors to any part of Leeds, as well as Bradford or Huddersfield, but the easiest route to the major attractions is simply to walk.