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Public Transport

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)
  • Three new services operated by Yorkshire Tiger:
    • 29 – Connecting Leeds Student Village with the City Campus and Headingley Campus.
    • 69 – Connecting the city centre and two main campuses via Sugarwell Court halls.
    • 39 – Linking Kirkstall Brewery halls with the Headingley campus.

How do I get to Leeds Beckett by Public Transport?

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

Yorkshire Tiger buses 29 39 and 69 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 (29, 39 and 69) are operated by Yorkshire Tiger 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.

Yorkshire Tiger University Services

If you wish to make a comment, good or bad, about Yorkshire Tiger services then you can do this through one of the following options:

Tweet to tigerbuses
Phone 0113 2458004

Please provide full details of when and where you were travelling including the date and time of the service and the service number of which you were travelling on as this allows us to ensure a prompt response.

Student Village - Headingley - Bus 29

White Rose Centre - Wortley - Gledhow - Bus 38/39

Leeds -  Headingley - Bus 69

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