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Approximate Travel Distance
123 Km
Approximate Flight Duration
30 min
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Transportation to Leeds Airport from the City Center

Leeds Bradford Airport is located 13 km from Leeds city center. The airport is accessible from the city center by taxi, bus, and rental car.

Taxi

Taxis are a less preferred transportation alternative because buses in the city are well developed and affordable. However, if you are in a hurry and want to enjoy a quiet and convenient ride to the airport then taxis are the ideal choice. There are many taxi companies that operate in the city that you can easily call and arrange a vehicle with.

Bus

Bus line 757 provides easy and quick transportation to the airport from the city center. This bus line departs from the central bus station and many other stops throughout the city. These buses are equipped with state-of-the-art technology and operate from 5:33 am to 10:20 pm every day. During the week these buses run every 30 minutes and less frequently on Sundays.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport. There are many well-known rental car companies located in the city. Rental car companies located throughout the city that you can choose from include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, and more. You can also easily book a vehicle online.

Airport Information

Leeds Bradford Airport covers a large area and offers passenger services out of one terminal building. In addition to the terminal building there is a rather large parking area outside. The airport offers free parking for the first hour. Leeds Bradford Airport offers passengers a variety of services to meet their pre-flight and post-flight needs. Passengers who want to relax and enjoy free internet access can head to the Yorkshire Premiere Lounge. The airport also contains a Multi-faith Prayer Area for travelers who want to pray in a quiet and calm environment.

The terminal, which has a designated smoking area for smokers, also includes ATMs and a Travelex currency exchange office to meet your monetary needs. Passengers who want to go shopping can head to World Duty Free, Cargo, WH Smith and Superdrug. Leeds Bradford Airport also features a variety of dining options including fast food venues and places that serve local delicacies. Passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink at The Saltaire Bar and Eatery, Burger King, Camden Food Company, Sports Bar and Caffe Ritazza.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

Transportation to Newcastle (United Kingdom) City Center from Airport

Newcastle Airport is located just 10 km from the city center and offers passengers a variety of convenient transportation alternatives to get to the city. Taxis are a easy way to get to the city center and are readily available at the terminal exit. If you don’t have excess luggage another transportation alternative to get to the city is by metro or even bicycle. Other ways to get to the city center from the airport include bus, train, and rental car.

Metro

Newcastle Airport is directly connected to the metro line, making the metro easily accessible from the airport terminal. The metro, which runs every 12 minutes, provides quick transportation to main areas in the city like Haymarket Station and Central Station. The total trip takes about 25 minutes. The metro operates from 5:44 am to 11:58 pm. On Sundays the metro begins to run at 6:27 am.

Car

If you want to drive to the city center from the airport then follow road A696 and connect to the A1 motorway. If you’re not sure what route to take you can always ask for assistance at the airport. You can get a map or navigation device at the airport before you leave.  

It usually takes no more than 15 minutes to drive to Newcastle city center from the airport. If you want to drive to Edinburgh from the airport it takes about 2 hours, if you want to drive to Glasgow or Manchester it takes about 3 hours, and if you want to drive to Darlington it takes about 1 hour.

Taxi

Taxis are a convenient way to get to the city center from the airport and they operate 24 hours a day. You can pay the taxi fare by credit card or cash. Airport taxis feature vehicles that can accommodate 4 to 7 passengers. By calling +44 (0) 191 214 6969 you can book a taxi to your specifications in advance. The on-site taxi service at Newcastle Airport is provided by Airport Taxis. Taxis provide door-to-door service and are a great way to get to other areas outside of the city as well.

Train

Newcastle Airport isn’t directly served by rail. To access the train network you can take the metro, which is accessible directly from the terminal, to the Central Train Station and transfer from there. The metro to the Central Train Station takes about 25 minutes. Once you get to the station you can easily purchase a train ticket from the automated ticket machines.

It takes about 30 minutes to get to Darlington from Newcastle Train Station. It takes 2 hours to get to Edinburgh by train, 3 hours to get to Glasgow by train, and 1.5 hours to get to Leeds by train.

Limousine Rental

Limousine rental services at the airport are provided by Emirates and Newcastle Airport. If you would like to get to the city center via luxurious Mercedes vehicles then you have to call 0845 223 2000 to find out detailed information about pricing and to make a reservation. Limousines are an expensive transportation alternative to get to the city center but they are a very comfortable and exclusive option.

Bus

Newcastle buses are another option that provides passengers with affordable transportation from the airport to the city center. Buses operate 6 days a week. There is no bus service from the airport to the city center on Sundays. Buses X77, X78, X79 provide convenient transportation to locations in the city center like Eldon Square and Ponteland. For more detailed information about buses that provide transportation to the city center from the airport please call 0191 2020 747.  

Bicycle

Newcastle is a bike-friendly city offering passengers an alternative way to get to and from the airport. There are free bicycle parking areas located right in front of the airport terminal. The designated bike paths between the airport and the city center provide cyclists with a safe and enjoyable route to get to the city.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019
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