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The University campus is a pleasant 20 minute walk from Leeds city station. Just follow the directions below and you'll be with us in no time at all: Come out of the station into City square; with the Queens Hotel behind you, walk straight up Park Row. Continue up Park Row until the first major junction. Cross straight over The Headrow and continue up Cookridge Street. At the next set of lights go straight on passing Millennium Square on your left and Leeds City Museum on your right.

Turn left on to Woodhouse Lane, a busy main road. You'll pass Leeds Metropolitan University on your left and our University campus begins in another 50 metres or so, on your left. To reach the Parkinson building, carry on up Woodhouse Lane to the clocktower building. You'll be able to look at a map of campus there and plan where to go next.

Download our walking and cycling map of the surrounding area.

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By train

Leeds station connects us with all major UK cities and has a fast and efficient London service. For train information and timetables visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

By bike

If you're thinking about cycling to the University, we have secure bike racks and showers. Download our walking and cycling map of the surrounding area. Alternatively, download the Leeds City Council cycling map

By bus

There are number of excellent bus services in Leeds. Vist the West Yorkshire Metro website and First Leeds for timetables and general information.

There is also a city bus which stops at the bus and train stations and the southern end of campus (near the back of Leeds General Infirmary A&E) every 10 minutes from 6.30 am - 7.30 pm Monday to Saturday.

Visit the National Express Coaches website for details.

By car

If you are using satellite navigation our address details for the main entrance to our site are:

University of Leeds
Woodhouse Lane

(street listing can appear as Cavendish Road in some navigation systems)

Leeds is linked to the M1 and M62. Parking on campus is limited, and we are also committed to reducing our carbon emissions, so we encourage staff and visitors to walk or cycle where possible.

Parking is available on campus on a first come, first served basis, and the charge is £5.00, but you can ask the department you're visiting to book a space and pay for you in advance. (Please note, this does not apply to undergraduate or postgraduate open days). Please come to the main entrance by the Parkinson Building. Plan your route on the AA website

Parking for disabled "blue badge" holders is available on campus for visitors. If you are a blue badge holder you are advised to enter the campus via the main barrier on Woodhouse Lane to show your badge. You can then be directed to the nearest available disabled parking bay to the area you are visiting. Blue badge holders do not need to pay to park on campus.

By air

Leeds is served by two major airports: Leeds Bradford and Manchester Regular flights are available from a huge number of European and International cities. Leeds Bradford airport is approximately 7 miles away from the University, so easily commutable by taxi.


See Campus life for a map of the whole campus including an index of buildings.

Interactive Google map - shows where the University is located. You can also use it to get directions for travelling on foot or by car.

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