Travel and Transport
Leeds Beckett is well connected. Both City and Headingley campuses are within easy walking distance of most halls of residence and the main student areas.
As a student at Leeds Beckett you can benefit from our student bike hire scheme, discounted public transport travel passes, great facilities on campus for cyclists, walkers and motorcyclists, car sharing, discounted city car club membership and more. Find out more about all your travel options here and see if you could make your journey to university cheaper or more sustainable.
Changing the way you travel a couple of days a week could make a huge difference!
For some journeys travelling by car is the only option but you can still reduce your costs and fuel consumption. Find out more about car sharing, greener driving, car clubs and car parking on campus.
Limited car parking is available at both City and Headingley campuses. Unless you are subject to exemption there is a charge for parking at both campuses.
A 6 mile cycle to uni at a leisurely pace could take you around 30-40 minutes. Our students can hire a bike for £35 for the first three months and £50 for an academic year (£35 for the first quarter, £10 for the second quarter, £5 for third quarter, free for final quarter) plus £100 returnable deposit.
We have great facilities at uni for cyclists including our campus Bike Hub and Bike Fix workshop where you can maintain your bike and receive advice for free, cycle skills and maintenance training, secure cycle parking, showers and lockers.
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.
Our students can hire a bike for just £35/semester and £50/year (plus £100 returnable deposit).
Find out more about taxis in Leeds and how you can get a taxi if you have no cash on you.
The average journey to uni for our students is just over 2 miles which you can walk in around 30-40 minutes.
Use www.walkit.com/leeds to plan your journeys in Leeds. Get step-by-step directions, a map of your route, journey times and handy short cuts. You can even find out how many calories you will burn on your walk.