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Sustainable Travel @ LBU

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Sustainable Travel at LBU

Student Bike Hire

Cycling is a popular way to get around Leeds, and with hire options at LBU, you can join in too.
Our bike hire contracts run for 3 months at a time, and if you need it for longer, you can simply renew the contract online. Most of our bikes are 21 speed Ridgebacks and are fitted with a good quality D-lock, front and rear lights, 21 gears, puncture resistant tyres, mudguards and a pannier luggage rack.  

Price Details:

£50 deposit
£35 first hire period
£10 another 3 months
£5 final three months
(Masters students can keep bikes into September) 

Simply visit the Bike Hub at University of Leeds or the Bike Fix workshop on our Headingley campus with your student ID, a valid phone number and email address. 
Bike Hire at LBU Poster

Public Transport


Both campuses have frequent bus services, including: 
  • The Leeds City Bus service 5 that links the bus and rail stations to our main City campus.
  • The Leeds City Bus service 1B runs between Beeston, City Centre, City campus and Headingley campus.
It's £1.20 for a single fare on production of a valid student card. You can see further information about bus frequency and prices here.



First Bus Pass Advert


The main City Campus buildings are between a 2 and 14 minute 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.
For discount, students are eligible for 1/3 discount with a 16-25 railcard
Download our universities cycling and walking map here. 
If you have any questions you can email us
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