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Leeds Bradford Airport is an international airport in the United Kingdom. It is located 11 km from Leeds and 14 km from Bradford. More than 4 million travellers pass through the airport per year (recorded in 2019). It is the hub for Jet2.com and the base for Ryanair.


Whitehouse Ln, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7TU, United Kingdom


Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Leeds Bradford Airport flight connection time

It is important to be aware of the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in an airport when the route has a connecting flight. It's always better to check it before booking a flight. The MCT is also a deciding factor when a traveller makes a claim for compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT in Leeds Bradford Airport for connecting flights.

  • Between domestic flights: 30 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 45 min.
  • Between international flights: 60 min.

Leeds Bradford Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the separate sections which allow travellers to move between ground transport, gates and the plane. It is crucial to know which terminal you are departing from or transferring through, because terminals in bigger airports may be far away from each other and passengers might require additional time to get to the correct one. Leeds Bradford Airport has 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – Aer Lingus Regional, Jet2.com, Ryanair and others

How to get to / from Leeds Airport

It may be hard to find the most comfortable way to get to the centre of the city when visiting a destination for the first time. Public transport is not always operating directly from the airport and taxis can be expensive. Our recommendation is to check all transport alternatives before the flight to make sure you choose the best option for your trip.

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Leeds Bradford Airport bus

  • Line 757
    Direction: Leeds Bus Station
    Travel time (approx.): 35 min.
  • Line 737 / 747
    Direction: Bradford
    Travel time (approx.): 45-55 min.

Leeds Bradford Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 25 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 34 EUR

Where to have a rest in LBA Airport

On occasion air travellers have prolonged waiting times between flights, such as overnight layovers or a delayed flight until the following day. In such situations, it is essential to be familiar with the places in the airport where you can have a decent break or pass time before your flight.

Bradford Airport lounge

Lounges are facilities in the airport which provide passengers with services, such as food, drinks, relaxation areas, free WIFI and showers, so that passengers can wait in comfort.

Leeds Bradford Airport hotels

Sometimes when the lounge isn’t comfortable enough for sleep, or your flight leaves the following day, you may feel it is necessary to stay for the night in a hotel near the airport. A number of airports have hotels directly in the building, while in others you might need to leave the airport area to reach a nearby hotel. In case you choose to stay overnight in a hotel between flights, we have chosen some comfortable alternatives for you.

Leeds Bradford Airport restaurants

Feeling hungry or thirsty while travelling is the last thing you want. We have several possibilities for your needs, whether you're looking for an early breakfast, a sit-down dinner during a long layover, or a snack to take on board with you.

You can see the comprehensive list of places to eat in Leeds Airport here.

  • Burger King
    Description: fast food restaurant
    Location: after security
  • Starbucks
    Description: coffee, drinks, desserts, sandwiches, snacks
    Location: after security
  • Greggs
    Description: bakery products, salads, fresh fruit, coffee
    Location: before security
  • Camden Food Co.
    Description: snacks, sandwiches, drinks
    Location: after security
  • The Beer House
    Description: beer restaurant
    Location: after security
  • Caffè Ritazza
    Description: coffee, sandwiches, cakes
    Location: before security

Leeds Bradford Airport shops

If you are that kind of traveller who typically leaves your holiday souvenir purchasing to the last minute, or merely need to kill some time before flying, then it’s a good idea to visit the airport shops. To find the top shops for your needs, check out the guide below.

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  • World
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: after security
  • Boots
    Description: health & beauty products
    Location: after security
  • Accessorize
    Description: bags, jewellery, beachwear
    Location: after security
  • InMotion
    Description: electronics shop
    Location: after security
  • WHSmith
    Description: newspapers, magazines, books, drinks, snacks, and sweets
    Location: after security

Leeds Bradford Airport car hire

Some parts of the world are worth travelling through by car, or it may be more appropriate for your trip to drive. To enable you to pick the right car rental company for your journey, we have provided a list below.

  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +44 843 309 3038
  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours:
    Contact: +44 371 384 3421
  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Sat: 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM and 08:30 PM - 09:30 PM, Sun: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Contact: +44 344 544 6018
  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours:
    Contact: +44 207 018 8246
  • Enterprise
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +44 113 391 1999

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MYFLYRIGHT is a legal tech company, specialized in the support of airline passengers affected by flight delays, flight cancellations, denied boarding, delayed or lost luggage and the refund of unused airline tickets. MYFLYRIGHT was founded 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. The company operates out of 3 offices, its headquarter in Hamburg and its branches in Prague, Czech Republic and Zaporizhia, Ukraine. Currently, MYFLYRIGHT employs a team of around 25 people working in Marketing, Operations, Legal, Customer Support and IT. The organization operates across 5 markets – Germany, United Kingdom, Romania, Austria, and Switzerland.

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