Bus and train services to major events

There are often special services, such as shuttle buses, to major events hosted in West Yorkshire. Please note that unless otherwise stated neither pre-paid tickets such as MetroDay, HalfMetroDay, MCard, MetroCard, DayRover and PlusBus tickets, nor concessionary fares are accepted on special event bus services.

Elland Road sports specials

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 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.

See also:

Getting to Leeds First Direct Arena 


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.

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