Welcome to Leeds-Bradford, the perfectly placed airport for the whole of Yorkshire. Whether you’re heading into Leeds for a hedonistic weekend or Bradford calls for work or play, you’re just 49 minutes away from a proper Yorkshire welcome.
Across the county there are plenty of cultural pursuits, heritage spots and attractions at your fingertips. If city life calls, there’s always something cooking in Bradford. Voted Britain’s curry capital 3 years in a row chances are you’re in for a treat to eat. Or head out of Bradford to Haworth and you’re in the heart of Bronte Country.
Or you can simply head out into the stunning Yorkshire Dales for a yomp in the countryside - and an ale at the end of it. Breeze through the terminal to Leeds-Bradford from Southampton and you’ve got this lovely county right on your doorstep.
Just 49 minutes from Southampton airport, breeze through to Leeds Bradford International Airport with Eastern Airways.
As well as taxis, the airport's official private hire company can drop you at your destination of choice, or take your onward travel by bus or coach - both can connect you to main railway stations in Leeds and Bradford. You’ll also find all major car rental companies at the airport, too.
Top things to see and do
Bradford is the first UNESCO city of film. The National Media Museum has a busy roster of film festivals throughout the year.
See the final resting place of the Leeds Mummy, step into ancient worlds and come face to face with the Leeds Tiger - the City Museum is a great place to take the family.
Fly into Leeds-Bradford and you’ve got Bronte country right at your feet. Visit the pretty town of Haworth and immerse yourself in some literary loveliness. It’s also great to explore by steam train.
Off the beaten track
Just 7 miles from Leeds is the exquisite 18th Century Harewood House. Set in glorious gardens it’s all very Downton - with a ‘below stairs’ section.
Fans of Emmerdale will heart the locations tour. Discover Otley and pop off the bus for a pint at the inn at ‘The Woolpack’.
Yorkshire isn’t called God’s Own County for nothing, as this amazing national park can prove. Home to the Three Peaks there’s so much to explore.