first direct arena Leeds - Directions

Address: first direct arena
Claypit Lane, LS2 8AR Leeds

Public transport

By Train

Leeds City Station on New Station Street is around a 15min walk from first direct arena and a major hub on the national, regional and local rail network – providing connections to a wide variety of destinations.

By Bus

The nearest bus stops are:

  • Clay Pit Lane
  • Wade Lane / Lovell Park Road
  • Woodhouse Lane
The nearest bus stations are:

  • Leeds City Bus Station – York Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7HU
  • Leeds Corn Exchange Bus Point – New Market Street and Call Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 6DG
  • Leeds Station Interchange – New Station Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 4JE
  • Leeds City Bus – £1 charge. Runs Mon - Fri every 8-10mins from 6.30am - 7.10pm, and Saturday every 8-10mins from 7.50am - 7.10pm.
To access all info and up-to-date journey planners, visit the West Yorkshire Metro website.

By Coach

Located on Dyer Street next to Leeds City Bus Station and approx. 15mins walk from first direct arena, the coach station provides national and regional connections to a wide variety of destinations.

Leeds Bus Station is Wheelchair Friendly. All bays at the station have also been modified so that wheelchair users can get on and off buses easily. It is also registered as a Safe Place, which allows support and help for any persons with a disability to come into the station and ask for assistance.

By Taxi

A hackney taxi rank is available at first direct arena and is signposted from the main doors of the venue. Additional ranks are available at a number of locations adjacent to the Arena – Merrion Way (after 10pm), Wade Lane, Merrion Street, Woodhouse Lane, Cookridge Street and Portland Way.

By road

first direct arena is located next to the A58(M) Inner Ring Road. From the Claypit Lane junction (A58) there are links out of the city centre to the east – joining the A64 York Road – and to the south / west – connecting to the M621. It also connects to other destinations within Leeds and the wider motorway network via the M62 and the M1.

For Sat Nav systems, the venue postcode is LS2 8BY.

For live travel updates, please visit the Leeds Travel Info website.

Drop Off and Pick Up

Please arrange to drop off and pick up away from the Arena – due to the city-centre location and size of events, road closures and diversions may be in place at the end of an event – making it difficult to return to your chosen meeting point.