a group of our international students enjoying a walk through Beckett's Park

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Both our campuses and halls of residences are well connected by public transport.

The main City Campus buildings are between 2 and 14 mins walk from Leeds train station. Headingley campus is a 15 minute walk from Headingley train station and Headingley Carnegie Pavilion and Stand are a 12 and 8 minute walk from Headingley and Burley Park stations.

Both campuses have frequent bus services, including:

  • The Leeds City Bus that links the bus and rail stations to our main City Campus (50p/journey).†
  • Two services (92 and 93 operated by Centrebus) that connect the two main campuses and that stop on Headingley campus itself during term time
  • The†94 that connects Headingley Campus to Headingley Carnegie Stadium and Kirkstall Brewery Halls.

Plus many more services that run up and down the Otley Road corridor between the City Centre and Headingley.

How do I get to Leeds Beckett by Public Transport?

Use www.transportdirect.info to plan your journey to Leeds Beckett from any UK postcode. Just enter your postcode in the box and choose your destination.

Download a copy of our "How to Get to Leeds Beckett Travel Guide" leaflet here†or collect one from our†Student Hubs on campus.

Yorkshire Tiger†buses 92 93 and 94 link several of our Halls and run between Leeds and directly onto our Headingley Campus.

Leeds City Bus provides a frequent service to Leeds Beckett City Campus from the rail and bus stations. Each journey costs 50p.† Holders of Metrocards or other bus operator season tickets travel for free. All services are operated by fully accessible buses.

Where can I get Bus Timetables?

Download bus timetables for West Yorkshire†here.

Bus timetables are also available from our Student Hubs on campus.

Can I get student discount on public transport?

If you are likely to use different bus companies or travel by bus and train in West Yorkshire, get a Student Plus MetroCard. †

If you are only likely to use First buses, get discounted monthly or term tickets. †

The bus services stopping at Headingley Campus (92, 93 and 94) are operated by Centrebus who offer student day fare tickets (£2.50), weekly (£10.00) and annual passes.

Students get a 1/3 discount on rail fares across the UK with a 16-25 railcard. Get an exclusive 11% discount off the cost of your railcard and find other travel offers with NUS Extra. Rail fares may be cheaper if you book in advance and directly through the operator's own website.

Fares and services can be found on the National Rail website.††††

How do I get real-time travel information from my desk / phone?

Your Next Bus†is Metro's bus departure times service, it uses GPS satellite technology to track the location of buses in West and South Yorkshire. This means you can find out the scheduled or real-time for any bus, at any stop or online. Text your bus stop number to 63876 and you'll get a reply within 30 seconds telling you when the next few buses are due. Your text is charged at your standard rate, and Metro's reply to you is charged at no more than 12p.††

Leeds Rail Station

Leeds rail station live departure times are here.

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