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Leeds Bradford Airport Departures Information

Leeds Bradford Airport has one terminal, the check in hall is located on the ground floor and departures is over the ground floor and first floor. Flights boarding at Gates 1-7 depart from the ground floor departures lounge and flights boarding at Gates 8-10 depart from the first floor departures lounge.

Facilities in the departures lounge include shops such as WHSmith, Superdrug, World Duty Free, and you can find food and drink at The Saltaire Bar and Eatery, Burger King, Camden Food Company and Caffe Ritazza.

When to check in at Leeds Bradford Airport?

You should arrive at Leeds Bradford Airport to check in at least one hour before flights within the UK and at least two hours before European flights.
The check in hall is divided into Check In Hall A and Check In Hall B, if you have checked in online you can head straight through to security when you arrive at the airport.
Ryanair and Easyjet passengers will need to check in online, or using the mobile app as there are no check-in desks at the airport.

Leeds Bradford Airport Arrivals Information

When picking up friends and family at Leeds Bradford Airport you can check the latest expected arrival time on the table above.
The Leeds Bradford Airport Arrivals Hall is located on the ground floor, here you will find a Café; Ritazza, WHSmith, Travelex Currency Exchange, and car hire desks.
If you need a hotel in easy reach of Leeds Bradford Airport there is a Premier Inn and Travelodge nearby.

Pick up and drop off at Leeds Bradford Airport

When dropping off or picking up passengers at Leeds Bradford Airport you can park at the Free One Hour Parking Zone in the Mid-Stay Car Park off Whitehouse Lane. The first hour is free which gives you enough time to collect friends and family. The walk to the airport will take less than five minutes from here.

Where should I park at the airport

Leeds Bradford Airport parking options are Premium Short Stay, Short Stay, Mid Stay and Long Stay. The Premium Short Stay car park is the closest car park to the terminal entrance, just 2 minutes walk away. Premium parking comes with a complimentary Fast Track security pass. Short stay parking is ideal for those staying for a few hours, and is just a 2 minute walk from the terminal. Mid-Stay parking is a 3 minute walk from the airport and ideal for weekend breaks or stays of up to a few days. The cheapest parking at Leeds Bradford Airport is Long Stay, this is a 5 minute shuttle bus drive from the airport.

You don't need to pre-book car parking however discounts are available when you book in advance.

The Meet and Greet Parking service needs to be booked in advance. This is the quickest route into the airport as you just need to drop off your car with the valet service who will take it to be parked and return it to you upon your arrival.

How to get to and from Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport has a convenient location 8 miles to the north of both Leeds and Bradford. Many of Yorkshire's popular tourist destinations including York, Harrogate, Skipton and the Yorkshire Dales are in easy reach.

Leeds Bradford Airport by car

If you are travelling to Leeds Bradford Airport from Leeds you can take the A660 or Otley Old Road heading north east. This 9 mile journey will take approximately 25 minutes, however during peak travel periods congestion and delays should be expected. Bradford to Leeds Bradford Airport will take 20 minutes via the A658.

Car hire from Leeds Bradford Airport is available from Hertz, Europcar and Avis who have desks in the Arrivals Hall.

The Leeds Bradford Airport postcode for those using sat-nav is LS19 7TU.

Leeds Bradford Airport by train

There is no train station at Leeds Bradford Airport, there are train stations in Leeds and Bradford which you can reach with the Flying Tiger Bus services.

Leeds Bradford Airport by bus/coach

Flying Tiger Bus services operate from the airport with connections to the train and bus stations in Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate. Route 757 services to Leeds depart approximately every 20 minutes with stops in Horsforth and Kirkstall and has a journey time of 40 minutes. Route 737 services to Bradford depart hourly, a journey to Bradford Interchange will take around one hour. Route 747 departs hourly, with a 50 minute journey to Bradford and a 37 minute journey to Harrogate.

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