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FlexiBus East Leeds

FlexiBus East Leeds is West Yorkshire’s first demand responsive trial for public transport, launching on the 27 September 2021. It is a pre bookable service that connects people to local places within the East Leeds area. You must book at least one hour before you wish to travel and the bus will pick you up at a safe and convenient place within 200m (3 minutes walk) of your location.

FlexiBus how to guide can be downloaded here.

It works like this:

  • Download the FlexiBus App - Google Play Store and Apple Store.
  • Register with FlexiBus.
  • Book a journey on the app, at least one hour in advance, entering your destination and pick up point, the app will confirm your booking.
  • We will pick you up in one of our new electric minibuses, other passengers may be on board. All FlexiBus vehicles are fully accessible.
  • You will pay on the bus using contactless payment. If you have bought a DaySaver on the MCard Mobile app, show the barcode to the driver, if you have a free bus pass show this to the driver.
  • We will drop you off at a safe location a short walk from your destination.
  • Book your return journey on the app.

Who can use FlexiBus?

Anyone seeking to make a journey within the FlexiBus East Leeds operating area

Where can I go?

You can use it to travel to work, the shops, a health appointment or to visit family and friends in the East Leeds area.

Travelling beyond East Leeds?

If you are travelling further afield, FlexiBus will connect you to buses on the main routes and to trains at Cross Gates. Consider downloading a ticket on the MCard Mobile app which will cover all your journey in West Yorkshire including FlexiBus.

How do I book on to the service?

  • Download the FlexiBus app:

Apple Store

Google Play Store


  • Call MetroLine on 0113 245 7676 between 7.30am and 4pm Monday to Friday 

When does the service operate?

Monday - Saturday 7am-7pm

How much does it cost?

£2 flat fare – pay by contactless payment card/app when you board the bus.

Under 19s pay £1.20

All MCard products are accepted - smartcards and MCard Mobile

Holders of Senior, Blind and Disabled Person’s bus pass travel free after 9.30am on weekdays and all day on Saturdays.

FlexiBus FAQs and fact sheet can be downloaded using this link. 


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