Rental companies may charge extra for drivers aged under 25, normally payable when you pick up your car. Age restrictions may apply in certain locations. Check the rental company's website before booking.

Car Hire from Leeds Bradford Airport

Car Hire Leeds Bradford Airport

In West Yorkshire on the doorstep of the Yorkshire Dales, Leeds Bradford Airport is conveniently located between some of the major towns and cities in region. Hire a car from Leeds Bradford Airport to reach Leeds, Bradford, York and Skipton.

Where to hire a car at Leeds Bradford Airport

Europcar, Avis and Hertz offer car hire from Leeds Bradford Airport and the car hire desks can be found on the ground floor of the arrivals terminal.
Budget Car Hire are also available, offering a meet and greet car rental service at the airport.

Petrol Stations near Leeds Bradford Airport

Depending on the fuel policy of your hire car you may be required to refuel your petrol tank before dropping off the car at Leeds Bradford Airport.

When approaching the airport from Bradford there is a Sainsburys Local petrol station on Apperley Lane, off the roundabout of the A658 on approach to the airport. If approaching the airport from Leeds there are several petrol stations located on the A6210 ring road.
There is a Morrisons petrol station on High Street in Yeadon, 2 miles from the airport but as his requires driving through a small town it might add extra time to your journey.

Driving around Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport is located on the A658 Harrogate Road which is also a key route for commuters travelling between Bradford and Leeds. As a result the area can be highly congested especially during morning and evening rush hours and after flight arrivals.

Getting to your destination

Here are some of the popular destinations for visitors to Leeds Bradford Airport which can be accessed after hiring a car.


A bustling city with a cosmopolitan vibe Leeds is increasingly becoming a stylish city break destination in the UK.

Leeds Bradford Airport to Leeds is a 25 minute, 9 mile drive via the A65.
Much of the city centre and shopping areas of Leeds have been pedestrianised and it’s often easier to park on the outskirts and walk into the centre. The most convenient car park can be found at Woodhouse Lane (LS2 3AX) which is in easy reach of the city centre, university buildings and the arena.


A city with an industrial history, Bradford has now evolved into a City of Film with many attractions representing the old and the new of the city.

The drive from Leeds Bradford Airport to Bradford is 8 miles, taking 25 minutes via the A658 after taking the first exit at the roundabout.
On street parking in Bradford is mainly for residents only, however there are many car parks conveniently located within the city centre. The cost for parking starts at £0.60 for one hour with all day parking starting at £3 depending on the car park.


A spa town in an area of natural beauty, Harrogate has award winning gardens, a thriving independent high street, springs, Victorian spas and the famous Betty’s Café Tea Rooms.

Driving to Harrogate from Leeds Bradford Airport will take just over 25 minutes via the A658 heading north.
Plenty of parking is available in Harrogate from on street parking bays to a number of multi storey car parks.

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