Leeds is located at the crossroads of the UK's premier road and rail networks, and is 7 miles from Leeds/Bradford International Airport connecting with all major European destinations and a wide network of onward connections worldwide. The University campus is just a 20 minute walk from Leeds city station.

Click here for a google location map of the Leeds University. A campus map of university can be downloaded via http://www.meetinleeds.co.uk/pdfs/Colour_Campus_Map.pdf. The conference will be held in the Michael Sadler Building (no. 78 on map) and Parkinson Building (no. 60 on map).

Walking directions - Leeds City Station to the University Campus

  • 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 the 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.

You can also find directions from walkit.com

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 8 miles away from the University, so is an inexpensive taxi ride away.


By train

Leeds station connects us with all major UK cities and has a fast and efficient London service. For train information and timetables contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950).

By coach/bus

There are number of excellent bus services in Leeds. Visit the West Yorkshire Metro website and First Leeds website 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 Mondays to Saturday.

Visit the National Express website for coach service details from outside the city.

By car

If you are using satellite navigation our address details for the main entrance to the 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 and is very easily accessible. Parking on campus is limited, so we strongly recommend that you use public transport to reach Leeds.

You can plan your route online using one of the free route planners - examples are The AA or The RAC.


Parking on campus is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis. The charge is £5.00. Please come to the main entrance by the Parkinson Building.

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.

There are a number of city centre car parks that are only a short walk from the campus:

 Car park  Postcode  Distance from campus
 Woodhouse Lane multi-storey  LS1 3HQ  0.1 miles
 Merrion Centre  LS2 8PD   0.5 miles 
 St. Johns Centre (NCP)   LS2 8LQ   0.7 miles 
 The Light  LS1 8TL   0.7 miles 



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