Travelling between City and Headingley
30 August 2019
First Bus provide buses in and around the city that help students to travel around Leeds and its surrounding areas.
Here are some of the bus services that will help you travel between Headingley and City Campus:
- First Bus service 1A: Leeds (Bishopgate Street) – Headingley – Ring Road, Lawnswood (this service runs half hourly Monday to Saturday during term time.)
- First Bus service 1B: Leeds (Bishopgate Street) – Headingley – Headingley Campus (this service also runs half hourly Monday to Saturday during term time.)
If you are travelling between Leeds and Headingley it pays to travel by bus, with First Bus offering student discounts on their services, including student specific tickets such as their Student Month pass.
Getting around by train
If travelling by bus doesn’t take your fancy, then you can always catch the train. The train from Leeds to Headingley leaves twice hourly, once at half past the hour and once on the hour throughout the day and takes roughly 8 minutes. The walk from Headingley station to the campus is approximately 10 minutes through Beckett Park.
Getting around by foot
If you’re more of a walker, then you will be pleased to know that both our campuses are within easy walking distance of most halls of residence and student areas. Click here to plan your journey through Leeds and get step-by-step directions, a map of your route, journey times and shortcuts.
Getting around by bike
Finally, being a student at Leeds Beckett means that you can benefit from our bike hire scheme. Here you can hire a bike for a small fee and get around the city with speed. Find out more about biking around the city and find our cycling guide here.