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The Great Yorkshire Show (external website, opens in a new window) takes place on Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 July. In addition to the regular Leeds - Harrogate - York rail service, Northern will be running additional services and extending others as follows:
Revised Leeds-Harrogate-York timetable between Tuesday 9 and Thursday 11 July (pdf, 73k - opens in a new window)
A free shuttle bus service runs between Harrogate Bus Station and the Great Yorkshire Showground, operated by Transdev in Harrogate (external website, opens in a new window), running every 20 minutes as follows
Transdev’s services 770 and 771 between Leeds, Wetherby and Harrogate and also Connexionsbuses (external website, opens in a new window) service X70 also pass near to the showground.
To help you get to and from Cocoon in the Park (external website, opens in a new window) at Temple Newsam, Geldard's (external website, opens in a new window) are running an express shuttle bus service direct from Leeds City Centre, on Saturday 13 July and Sunday 14 July as shown below.
Prices are £3.50 return and £2.00 single.
For the full Leeds Festival line-up, and other useful information visit the Leeds Festival website (opens in a new window).
The festival takes places from Friday 23 until Sunday 25 August 2013, however shuttle bus service commence from Bramham Park serving Leeds, Seacroft and York on Wednesday 21 August running until Monday 26 August.
We are currently putting together our handy travel guide for the Leeds Festival, however you can find out more about the shuttle bus services, including ‘early-bird’ discount package on the dedicated Leeds Festival Shuttle Bus website (opens in a new window).
If you are travelling by train to Leeds or York for the Festival, did you know you can buy combined rail and bus tickets? All you have to do is buy a shuttle bus ticket alongside your train ticket. You can do this online through the First TransPennine Express website (opens in a new window) - just select another journey from Leeds or York stations to Leeds Fest Bus. When you arrive at Leeds or York, head to the shuttle bus departure point and exchange your Leeds Fest Bus rail ticket for a shuttle bus ticket. You must exchange your rail ticket before travelling on the shuttle buses.
First runs match services between Leeds city centre and Elland Road stadium.
A shuttle bus service, R2, departs from Sovereign Street 90 minutes before kick-off and runs at frequent intervals. At the end of the match a frequent service will operate to bring you back.
Prices are £2.50 return for adults and £1.25 return for children.
A further service, R3, departs from Thornbury Barracks and Pudsey to Elland Road 65 minutes before kick-off, serving Galloway Lane, Waterloo Road, Upper Moor, Chapeltown, Church Lane, Lowtown, Swinnow Road and the Ring Road.
Prices are £1.70 single fare for all customers.
The R2 Elland Road service may also run at other times when there are events held at Elland Road.
Note: The information on this page is shown as a guide and bus service information will not appear in journey planning or real-time systems. For up-to-date information about the services on this page, contact the operator of the service or call MetroLine on 0113 245 7676.