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Travelling to Leeds

Leeds is served by two major airports:

Leeds Bradford


Regular flights are available from a huge number of European and International cities.

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is approximately 8 miles away (35 minutes by taxi) from the University, or you can explore other options using the airport website: 

Manchester Airport (MAN) is approximately 60 miles from Leeds (1 hour 6 minutes by taxi), however, due to the internal train station Leeds can easily be accessed this way ( or alternatively you could organise an airport transfer should you prefer, (

An alternative option would be to fly into Heathrow in London (LHR), approximately 200 miles from Leeds. Due to this, we would recommend travelling by train. Heathrow Airport offers an internal train station into London City Centre, Kings St Pancras Cross Railway station. From here you will be able to get a train to Leeds. Details of trains can be found at

Leeds Train Station is in the centre of Leeds and is a 20-25 minute walk (or 5 minute taxi ride) away from the University.

For further information, please see Getting to the University of Leeds on the University website

Visa Information

Please see the list below of countries for which a visa is required to enter the UK.  Travellers are advised to check the necessary requirements to obtain a visa in advance, please note the process may take considerable time and delays could be experienced.

Please click on the link below for further guidance:

EIBA 2019 can provide an invitation letter confirming the EIBA 2019 conference for registered delegates only.  Information on the process for obtain a visa letter will be forthcoming once the registration process opens.

Please note that EIBA 2019 cannot assist with the formalities of obtaining a visa beyond issuing an invitation letter (like confirmation of accommodation, return travel, health insurance, etc).

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