Holidays from Leeds Bradford Airport

Holidays from Leeds Bradford Airport are a breath of fresh air thanks to the top-notch facilities and terminal full of retail exclusives. It doesn’t matter if you’re heading on a romantic retreat or a family adventure, they’ve been experts in connecting Yorkshire with the world since 1931.

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A bit about Leeds Bradford

Once upon a time Leeds Bradford Airport was known as Leeds & Bradford Municipal Airport  when it was operated by the Yorkshire Aeroplane Club. It has since become the 15th busiest airport in the UK with over 3.5 million passengers a year, two check-in halls, two air bridges and 24 aircraft stands.

If you’re an aspiring pilot, you’ll be happy to know that Leeds Bradford Airport is also the home to Multiflight, a flight training and aircraft engineering organisation. Pretty cool, right?

Dreamy destinations and amazing airlines

When the holiday season strikes it can be a minefield to decide where to fly from and where to fly to, but with 40 countries to choose from you can go all over the world from Leeds Bradford.

It won’t be hard to find a cheap holiday from Leeds Bradford Airport, especially with the range of popular airlines flying from here, including the experts in package holidays, TUI.

You could head on a cultural exploration of Croatia or island hop in Greece, with direct flights from Leeds Bradford, as well as start off your adventure to Dubai or Bangkok with connecting flights.

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Start your holiday early at Leeds Bradford Airport

Once you’ve checked yourself in at the airport, you can check-in on Facebook with the free superfast Wi-Fi, before seeing what’s next. For a small, regional airport it sure does pack a punch with all your favourite stores, tasty eateries and places to escape.

After a whopping £28 million was spent to develop the terminal, there’ll be enough to keep you occupied so those few hours before departure will feel like minutes. There’s still new plans in place to continue improving the airport for the better.

The highlight of all airport visits, be sure to explore World Duty Free to take advantage of those tax-free buys. Pick up your favourite perfumes, make up bits, alcohol and of course, sweet treats.

You may even be lured in by some high street front runners along the way, from your fashion must-haves in Accessorize to your tech goods in InMotion.

A handy Travelex kiosk is there to ensure you’ve got all the travel money you need – super handy for the last minute breaks when you haven’t had time to get organised.

Once you get a good whiff of Burger King or Greggs after passing through security, it’ll be hard to say no. But with The Saltaire Bar and Eatery just outside World Duty Free, the temptation is everywhere. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite on your way to the gate or some socialising to pass the time, it’s all here for you at Leeds bradford. 

Gutted about missing the F1 race or FA cup final? The Sports Bar has all major matches ready on the big screen, just grab a pint and enjoy!

Treat yourself to a couple of hours in the Yorkshire Premier Lounge for that added bit of luxury. Get your trip off to the perfect start with a delicious snack menu, speciality teas, fresh coffee and premium alcohol beverages. You can enjoy all this with spacious seating and spectacular runway views.

Frequently asked questions about Leeds Bradford Airport

Finding your way to Leeds Bradford Airport couldn’t be easier. It’s well signposted on all major roads over a wide area, including the M1, M62 and the Yorkshire section of the A1. Use postcode LS19 7TU and it’ll take you directly to the airport grounds where you’ll find directions to the car parks.

If you live locally, public transport could be the best choice for you. Leeds Bradford Airport is located between Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate, which is easily accessible by a range of bus services, running from early morning to late evening.

You’ll need to look out for the 757 route operated by Yorkshire Tiger, which will then take you directly to the airport. You can catch this bus from Leeds Bus Station, Leeds Railway Station, Bradford Railway Station and Harrogate Railway Station, making travelling by train convenient too.

Parking at Leeds Bradford Airport has options for everyone. Spoil yourself and opt for the meet and greet hassle-free parking, where you simply drop off your keys and the staff will park your car for you . Plus, it will be there waiting on your return. Not to mention it’s less than a two minute walk to the terminal.

The premium short stay car park is great for those long weekends or business trips and you get fast track security included. You’ll whizz through in no time.

If you don’t mind taking a five minute shuttle bus to the check-in desks, the long stay area is a great option for longer stays. 

If you’re dropping off or picking up travellers from Leeds Bradford then the mid stay car park is where you want to be. There’s a one hour free parking zone and it’s just three minutes from the terminal doors.

Holiday Extras is super handy in finding all your airport parking options at great prices.

There are hotels near Leeds Bradford Airport perfect to avoid those pesky early morning alarms or rush hour traffic.

Nearby there is The Britannia, Mercure, Travelodge and Chevin Country Park – and you can often get hotel and parking packages making your parking much cheaper.

Start your holiday from Leeds Bradford in the most stress-free way possible, you deserve it!