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    Book direct on line and save money

    by traceyspacey Written Jul 17, 2008

    I normally book my train tickets through a company called The Trainline. This time I found that it was cheaper to book my tickets direct with National Express who operate the trains from London to Leeds. I booked it a few days in advance and I paid £14.70 going to London and £19.15 coming back to Leeds. The trainline are offering you a discount if you book 3 weeks in advance. I could have got the tickets cheaper if I was willing to travel later.

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    Free city centre Bus

    by sandysmith Written May 3, 2007

    Why can't all city centres have a free bus - what a great idea. Recently travelled into Leeds by train - New Street Station and right outside the building is a new bus interchanvge and there is this great service for th public of a free bus running in a circular route around, and through the city centre, the shopping, business and cultural districts. Its aimed at reducing city congestion - shows some forward thinking IMHO. The route is:

    Leeds Rail station, Wellington Street, King Street, Westgate - Town Hall / Art Gallery/ Westgate , Westgate - Court houses, Park lane, Park Lane College, Hanover Way, Clarendon Road - Maternity Hospital, Hyde Street, Clarendon Way - Dental Hospital, Clarendon Way - rear of - Leeds University, Leeds General Infirmary, Portland Way, Leeds Metropolitan University, Woodhouse Lane Merrion Centre - Shopping, St John centre, The Headrow, Eastgate, Leeds Bus & Coach station - West Yorkshire Playhouse / College of Music/ BBC Leeds / rear of Leeds Market, Eastgate, Vicar Lane Leeds Market, Duncan Street, Boar lane, New Station Street Station,

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    Hull to Leeds and back

    by northeast80 Written Feb 16, 2007

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    East Yorkshire busses do a £7.50 return (adult) over the winter to Leeds, when I tried to book (during the half term) there wasn't enough bookings so I had to use the other company, Stagecoach.
    This was the X62 "Ridings Express" service from Jameson Street (the side of BHS) stopping at Hull Royal Infirmary, KC Stadium, Fiveways roundabout, Darleys roundabout, Brough Welton Road, Goole Airmyn Road, Castleford Outlet and Leeds City Bus Station. It took about 1.5 hrs and cost £8.50 adult return, not bad as the train is about £20.

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    GNER train between Leeds & London

    by BorneoGrrl Updated Oct 4, 2006

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    I took a first class rail trip from Kingscross Station in London to Leeds. The rail was no different to the coach class (I think) except maybe they served drinks in the ticket. One good thing is that free wifi was available in the car so you can surf the net while waiting to get to your destination

    Train arrived in Leeds
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    Jet 2 - cheap airfares

    by Airpunk Written Aug 29, 2005

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    Jet 2 is a lesser known low-fare carrier based at Leeds/Bradford airport. It flies Boeing 737-300 aircraft to many airports in the UK and western Europe. Many flights are cheaper than travelling by coach or train within the UK.

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    Buse, coaches, Taxis, Trains and planes.

    by Frankie-Ontour Written Mar 12, 2005

    Leeds has a very efficient bus service, and has a cheap "Day Rider" ticket that you can buy on the bus after 9.30 every day. It gives you unlimited travel for that day .

    The buses are clean and modern, some drivers are more helpful than others. You should try to have the correct change before you board - the drivers do not like to take large notes. The buses have room for luggage and baby buggies, try to make sure that you do not sit in the seats for buggies/pushchairs as you may have to move.

    Leeds wavey buses

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    Travel to Leeds

    by hayward68 Updated Feb 19, 2005

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    Train station
    I arrived in Leeds by train after almost missing the train in Luton due to my flight from Amsterdam being late. When I finally made it to Leeds the station was very quiet as it was 9pm on Easter Monday, hardly a soul around. I was the last person off the train so my uncle thought I had missed it! How close he was to being right, I made it with 5 minutes to spare.
    The train station is in the city centre, within walking distance of a lot of attractions. Taxis are usually sitting outside to take you to where you want to go.

    I tend to use The Trainline for booking train tickets.

    See the website below for all kinds of transport information about arriving in and travelling around the Leeds area.

    Private car
    You will need a car to explore the lovely countryside. There are a lot of towns that it would be just too difficult to get to without your own private transport. Plus you can stop at will and go wherever you fancy. We stopped a lot for lamb pics :)

    Countryside Sheep and Lamb
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  • By Coach - National Express

    by andyb56 Written Feb 12, 2005

    National Express offer many routes to and from Leeds. Inlcuding London, Manchester, Sheffield and an Airport Link coach services to East Midland Airport, London Heathrow Airport and London Gatwick Airport.

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  • Getting Around Leeds & West Yorkshire Cheaply

    by andyb56 Written Feb 12, 2005

    The best way to travel around Leeds and west yorkshire Cheaply is to get hold of a Weekly, or if your here longer Monthly, quarterly metrocard available for Bus & Train or Bus only. See the Metro site for details. All Local Bus 7 Train Timetables available here.

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  • Leeds - Braford Airport

    by andyb56 Updated Feb 12, 2005

    There are many routes to and from Leeds Bradford Airport. I will add individual airline routes at a later date but take a look at the airport site as all the routes are listed there with the relevant Hyperlinks to airlines.

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  • Trans Pennine Express

    by andyb56 Written Feb 12, 2005

    Trans - Pennine Express is the only way to travel trans Pennine. Their Trains are the Gateway to the world as they operate directly from Manchester International airport taking around 1 - .5 hrs to get to Leeds. For those Travelling from Continental Europe who arrive by ferry at Hull they offer a direct service to Leeds which takes about 1hr.

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  • GNER - Great North Eastern Railway

    by andyb56 Updated Feb 12, 2005

    The quickest way to travel from London to Leeds. The quickest train takes around 2hrs. Bring your laptop with wireless technology and use the UK's only Wireless ready trains. If you also want to sample what a Eurostar train is like without having to travel to Europe then GNER are the only operator in the UK to use a few of their trains.

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  • Hull Trains - The Secret Way From London

    by andyb56 Updated Feb 12, 2005

    Hull trains operate a minimal service from London to Hull. To get to Leeds you MUST travel to DONCASTER then buy a seperate ticket from Doncaster to Leeds. This is a fabulous way to save money if you are travelling from London and you can't get a cheap ticket on GNER!!!!! However, it is a little more time consuming and a little bit of messing about.

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  • Many roads lead to Leeds

    by fax Updated Sep 19, 2004

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    Getting here couldn't be easier. Most visitors from abroad will fly to the region. Yorkshire has its own international airport - Leeds/Bradford. It has scheduled links to Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Barcelona, Malaga, Palma, Alicante, Murcia, Venice, Prague, Geneva, Cork, Nice and Paris together with many domestic services. Many foreign visitors can utilise the many charter flights that cover the whole of the Meditteranean and North Africa. In addition if a suitable flight is not available (non European) Manchester International is only an hour away by car or train.

    Cheap flights are always available from JET2 to Leeds Bradford and their service is excellent. They were winners of the most punctual airline at Amsterdam Schiphol last year!

    their web address is:-
    http://www.jet2.com/cgi-bin/jet2/I6/home


    Train services are frequent and link all regional centres. Road connections are excellent via the M1 and M62.

    Link to Leeds Bradford International Airport http://www.lbia.co.uk/

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    M1 to Elland Road

    by DUNK67 Updated Aug 29, 2004

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    From the Midlands take the M1 North and then the M621. Elland Road is one of the easiest football grounds to get to as it is situated right next of the motorway. There is plenty of cheap parking around the ground and it doesn't take too long to get back onto the main road once the game has finished.

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