Getting here

Info for international students

Once you have accepted a place to study at Leeds College of Music, you will need to make your final arrangements for travelling to the UK.  Leeds College of Music is situated opposite Leeds City Bus Station (if arriving by coach) and a short taxi ride from Leeds Train Station (if arriving by train)


Leeds Bradford International Airport
This is the closest airport to Leeds College of Music. You can book flights to Leeds Bradford International Airport via other major UK and European airports.  From the airport you can then get a taxi to the conservatoire (approximately £16 to £23) or take the Airport Link Bus 757 (cost £3.30)
Manchester Airport
Manchester Airport is 55 miles/88km from Leeds.  Direct trains and coaches run from Manchester Airport to Leeds. The fares are approximately £26 for the train, £12 for the coach and £80 for a taxi.
London Heathrow Airport
To travel to Leeds from London Heathrow you can:

  • Get an internal flight to Leeds/Bradford International Airport.
  • Get a train or Underground to London Kings Cross Station and from there get a train to Leeds
  • Get a coach from Heathrow to Leeds (you may need to change coaches at London Victoria)

London Gatwick Airport
From Gatwick airport you can catch a direct train to St Pancras International Train Station. This station is opposite London Kings Cross Train Station, where you can catch a further train to Leeds. Fares range from £30 to £128 depending on whether or not you book in advance.

Useful links

If you have not already found somewhere to live whilst studying, you may need to arrange somewhere to stay for a few days on your arrival.

Accommodation in Leeds can be arranged  through:


International enquiries
+44 (0)113 222 3457 |

+44 (0)113 222 3514 |

International welfare
+44 (0)113 222 3514 |

Scholarships and fee status
+44 (0)113 222 3419 |

SU and societies
+44 (0)113 222 3507 |

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Further Education

With our BTECs in Music and Music Technology you can develop your musical interests and expertise in a conservatoire environment.


Refine your craft in Classical, Jazz, Popular, New Music, Production, Film Music or Music Business.


Further your studies, focus on your specialism and work alongside Creative Practitioners with our MMus Creative Musican.