Our city campus buildings are all within easy walking distance of Leeds City Rail station. Headingley Campus has its own bus stop on campus and is 3 miles out of the city centre on a well-served bus corridor. Headingley Stadium is just a 10 minute walk from Burley Park train station, one stop from Leeds.
As a member of staff you can benefit from discounted public transport travel passes, great facilities on campus for cyclists, walkers and motorcyclists, discounted bike purchase, car sharing, a staff car club and more.
Find out more about all your travel options here and see if you could make your journey to university cheaper or more sustainable. Just changing the way you travel a couple of days a week could make a huge difference.
A 6 mile cycle to work at a leisurely pace could take you around 30-40 minutes. We have great facilities at work for cyclists including our campus bike hub where you can maintain your bike and receive advice for free, cycle skills and maintenance training, secure cycle parking, showers, lockers and we can even help you get up to 40% off a new bike with our staff cycle to work scheme.
If you have not tried getting the bus or train to work in a while you may be pleasantly surprised. All our campus sites are well served with frequent bus services and are no more than 20 minutes walk from a train station. Staff can benefit from 15% discount on travel passes.
For some journeys travelling by car is the only option but you can still reduce your costs and fuel consumption. Find out more about car sharing, greener driving, car clubs our car parking permit system and how to apply for a staff car parking permit.
Find out more about how you should book transport and make expenses claims when travelling on Leeds Met business. We encourage all our staff to firstly consider whether a journey is really necessary.
If you do need to travel consider how you could reduce your travel costs and emissions from travel. Are you aware of our:
Our Transport Strategy 2012-2015 sets out how we are encouraging our staff, students and visitors to travel to our University sustainably. We have had a Transport Strategy since 2002 and have been monitoring how our staff and students travel to University since 2000 in annual Travel to Uni surveys. From 2011 we have been monitoring CO2 emissions from our travel and will be setting targets to reduce it.