How do I get to Leeds United’s Elland Road stadium?

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Heading to see your team play at Leeds United’s Elland Road?

If you are planning a trip to see a game at the famous ground, here’s all you need to know.

Where is it?

Elland Road is located around two miles from Leeds city centre.

The postcode for your sat nav is LS11 0ES.

How do I get there?

By Bus (from Leeds city centre):

A matchday shuttle bus service operated by First Leeds Buses, numbered R2, departs from Sovereign Street, adjacent to Leeds station, to the stadium.

The service departs 90 minutes before kick-off and runs at frequent intervals. At the end of the match, a frequent service will operate back to Leeds city centre. Prices are £2.50 return for adults and £1.25 return for children.

Bus numbers 51 / 52 / 55 also travel from Leeds City Centre along Elland Road and stop outside of the stadium.

Along Elland Road, please note that bus stops outside the ground are suspended one hour before and one hour after a home match.

By train:

The nearest railway station is Cottingley, although fans travelling will be more likely to arrive at Leeds Station, which is approximately 1.5 miles from the stadium.

By foot:

This is around a 35-minute walk, but taxis and buses run from outside the Leeds Station to the ground.

By car:

From the north

A1, M1, A639 to Leeds. Join m621 to Junction 1. Take A6110 from Roundabout into Elland Road.

From the south

M1, M621 to Junction 1. Take A6110 from Roundabout into Elland Road.

Ffrom the east

A64, A1, then as from North or M62, M621 to Junction 1. Take A6110 from roundabout into Elland Road.

From the west

M62, M621, to Junction 1. Take A6110 from roundabout into Elland Road.


There are a number of Leeds City Council controlled car parks situated around the stadium. The current charges for parking are; cars £6, mini coaches £12, coaches £20. Street parking is restricted due to resident permits. Disabled parking is available for use by Blue Badge Holders.

The car parks are managed by the Parks & Countryside service of Leeds City Council, and can be contacted by telephone on 0113 395 7400, or via email

By air:

Leeds Bradford Airport is 12 miles away

How do I get in touch with the stadium?

Customer service: 0871 334 1919

Sales: 0871 334 1992


Twitter: @LUFC

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