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Flights To Leeds - Booking Flights to Leeds, England

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Booking flights to Leeds, England sounds simple enough, but it is easier said than done, especially if you are flying from the U.S. or trying to save a couple of bucks in the process. There is one airport that serves Leeds, and it is situation 18 km northwest of Leeds, about halfway to Bradford.

Leeds is the cultural and scenic center of the Yorkshire region in northern England. Leeds is proud of its transition from a primarily industrial city to an international cosmopolitan city that boasts residents from 75 countries and over 5 million square feet of shopping space. The city is also home to a diverse architectural heritage and history that includes several museums, hotels, theaters, parks, and battlefields. Among the most famous of parks is the Nelson Mandela Garden, and the Royal Armouries Museum at the Clarence Dock Complex is both historically informative and fun.

Leeds also has several restaurants and cafes to meet the tastes of all the tourists that have begun to visit the city. In addition to restaurants, there are a number of bars and nightclubs where you can go for a relaxing drink or an exciting night of dancing and partying. Just outside of the city are the Yorkshire Dales with its green rolling hills and pastures.

If you plan on visiting Leeds from the United States, you should first understand that there are no direct flights into the Leeds Bradford International Airport. You will have to fly first into London and book a connecting flight to Leeds. Flights to Leeds are also available from any of the UK’s other major airports, such as Edinburgh, or from other major European destinations. For flights to Leeds from London, you can go ahead and let your travel agent book the connecting flight or accept whichever connecting flight your travel website of choice gives you, or you can find your own connecting flights to Leeds on one of England’s discount airlines.

There are several discount airlines with flights to Leeds. These airlines are well-known in England and have exceptional service. Most of these airlines will not be listed on U.S. travel websites. Some of them may be listed on European flight ticket aggregators, but it is much easier to deal with them personally through their own individual websites. Here are the discount England airlines with flights to Leeds:

  • FlyBE
  • RyanAir
  • BMI
    The flights to Leeds on these airlines are usually under $190 US. You may be able to find them cheaper depending on your exact date of flight.

Once you have chosen from the available flights to Leeds, you will need to plan a way to get to the city from the airport. You can rent a car, and the drive into the city is about 25 minutes. Many people, however, opt to take a taxi or bus. The 757 Airlink bus into the center of Leeds takes about 30 minutes and costs only £2 for adults and £1 for children. The bus leaves every 30 minutes from 8:00am to 6pm Monday – Saturday and every hour at other times.

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