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First Direct Arena, Leeds

First Direct Arena, Leeds

First Direct Arena is situated on Clay Pit Lane in the Northern Quarter of the city centre. The venue can seat up to 13,000 people and hosts music concerts and sporting events.


The nearest bus stops for a regular service are a 5 minute walk (300 metres) from the Arena, on Woodhouse Lane.

The stops are :

  • Merrion stop B (at the former Leeds City College Technology Campus) for services from the City Centre and towards Headingley
  • Merrion stop C (at the Merrion Centre) for services to bus and rail stations and from Headingley.


Getting to the Arena from Leeds Rail Station


The First Direct Arena is situated 1 km from the station.

It is a 20 minute walk, uphill, from the station via City Square, Park Row, Millennium Square and Clay Pit Lane.


Getting to the Arena from Leeds Bus Station

Service 28 operates frequently from Leeds City Bus Station to Woodhouse Lane.


The Leeds CityBus operates a regular service Monday to Saturday daytimes and every 30 minutes Sunday daytime. This bus connects the Arena with the various parts of the city centre including the Bus and Rail stations.



First Direct Arena website (opens in a new window)