Car Hire at Leeds Bradford Airport
This information is correct as of May 2015
Whether you want to visit Bronte Country, while away afternoons in the tearooms of Harrogate or shop ‘til you drop in Leeds, you can find the best car hire at Leeds Bradford Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Leeds Bradford Airport
There are four car hire companies with desks at Leeds-Bradford Airport: Indigo, Europecar, Avis, and Alamo while Hertz and Budget are located just outside the airport terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Leeds Bradford Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
Head south on Whitehouse Lane from Leeds Bradford Airport and onto the A658. At the roundabout take the second exit where you will see a large Sainsbury’s supermarket which has a petrol station outside. This is the nearest one to the airport and just 10 minutes by car.
Driving around Leeds Bradford Airport
Leeds Bradford Airport is easy to drive around and to get to from the surrounding area with excellent transport and road links. The airport is signposted on all major roads over a wide area including the M1 and M62 motorways and the Yorkshire section of the A1. From the airport it is easy to access some of the area’s major cities including Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds and Liverpool.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Leeds Bradford Airport.
This gorgeous Victorian spa town is an old fashioned English paradise. Visited often by Agatha Christie, its narrow streets with tearooms, local pubs, cosy shops and pretty gardens could be like a scene from one of her books.
It takes about 30 minutes to reach Harrogate from Leeds Bradford Airport. Simply take the A658 from the airport and follow it for 25 minutes all the way to Albert Street in Harrogate.
Located in the heart of Bronte Country, multicultural Bradford boasts beautiful greenery of St Ives Country Park and stunning architecture in its ‘Little Germany’. Fabulous theatres, cinemas, pubs and restaurants and a great live music scene make for lively evenings.
Leeds Bradford Airport is only 30 minutes by car from Bradford. South of the airport, Bradford is easy to reach via the A658 road from the airport and then onto the A6176 signposted Bradford. Continue on to Midland Road into Bradford town centre.
Bradford’s glamorous neighbour, glitzy Leeds is a delightful mix of Victorian charm and glass skyscrapers reflecting the glittering waterfront. Leeds popularity is largely due to it being a huge shopping mecca and a fabulous live music venue.
Just 30 minutes south east of Leeds Bradford Airport is the city of Leeds. Take Whitehouse Lane from the airport, then the Otley Road and finally the A660 to Portland Way which takes you in to the centre of Leeds. Leeds has a combination of NCP, multi-storey and on-street car parking available. On street parking is charged from 8am to 6pm and then some areas apply a flat rate charge after 6pm. It is better to take public transport into the city centre. NCP car park charges range from £2.50 for 30 minutes up to £16.50 for 24 hours. Some hotels in Leeds have car parking; sometimes it is free and others have a cost.
Prices subject to change