Why You Should Visit Leeds Bradford
Leeds Bradford Airport opens up access to Leeds and Bradford, two of the finest cities in the County of West Yorkshire. Both cities offer exceptional shopping, dining and drinking spots which are renowned as amongst the finest in the UK, while you will also be able to explore plenty of history and culture during your visit. If you enjoy music you will find many places to go in Leeds with its many festivals and live music venues - one of the most famous festivals in the country is Leeds Festival held over a 3 day period over the summer. Bradford is well known for its links to the film industry and hosts many interesting festivals every year such as the Bradford International Film Festival each March, while you will also find many lively bars and nightclubs in both cities to party the night away.
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Arriving In Leeds Bradford
Leeds Bradford Airport is situated just 10 km outside of Leeds and is housed within a single terminal complex. The airport primarily handles budget flights to and from European destinations and also serves the nearby city of Bradford. When you have arrived at the airport there are numerous public transport services available including buses and trains as well as plenty of taxis for those looking for a direct route to their destination. You will find a decent selection of amenities and services inside the airport including retail and duty-free shopping, restaurants and cafés and complimentary Wi-Fi for passengers.
Travelers wishing to book flights from the UAE to Leeds Bradford Airport will not be able to make the journey directly as there are no airlines providing direct flights from the UAE. However, the airport is connected to a few leading airports in the UK and around Europe including London Heathrow Airport, you can easily make the trip with only a single stopover.
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Leeds Bradford Travel Information
UAE nationals looking to travel to the UK will be able to apply online for an electronic visa waiver before traveling in order to enter the country. While the summer weather in Leeds can be pleasant with average highs of just under 20 degrees, it gets very chilly over the winter and also sees a bit more rainfall than usual. Although you can rely on the public transport network in Leeds to get around, you will find a number of car rental agencies at the airport so you can conveniently rent a vehicle as soon as your flight touches down.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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