View of Leeds Dock and Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds

Getting here

To ensure a trouble-free journey get live road traffic information from Highways England and live rail information from National Rail.

For your convenience we have provided maps for you to download and print out.

Getting here by car Parking your car Getting here by bus
Getting here by train Getting here on foot Getting here by boat
Getting here by bike Maps to download


Car

The museum is well signposted on all major routes as you approach Leeds. Follow the brown tourism signs for Royal Armouries with the ‘horned helmet’ logo.


Parking

Town Centre Car Parks provide secure 24hr, fully-manned car parking with CCTV and security patrols with 1648 bays, located only 100 metres from the museum entrance at Clarence Dock.

This car park has Park Mark® status.

Parking can be paid for in advance at www.towncentrecarparks.com

Free and secure bicycle storage is also provided.

5 disabled parking spaces are provided next to the Arena close to the museum entrance. See Access page for more details.

10 coach parking spaces are provided next to the Arena close to the museum entrance.


Bus

The First Leeds station circular (service 70) runs directly from the Leeds Railway Station Bus Interchange to Leeds Dock. The bus runs every 12–15 minutes Mon-Sun.

Timetables and more information available on the WY Metro website.

In addition, First Leeds service 28 runs from just outside the student residences near the car park.

Timetables and more information for service 28 available on the First Leeds website.


Train

To help plan your journey to Leeds and the Royal Armouries Museum by train, use the Go Euro Journey Planner .

To Leeds

The Royal Armouries Museum is within walking distance of Leeds Central Train Station (New Station St, Leeds LS1 4DY, UK), but there are a number of options of how to get to the museum.



Walk

It is a 10 minute walk from Leeds Bus Station and a 15 minute walk from Leeds Railway Station – directional signs are available along the route.

The Trans-Pennine Trail also runs by the museum.


Boat

There is a free water taxi service that travels between the Leeds Railway Station south entrance (Granary Wharf, near to the Doubletree Hilton hotel) and Leeds Dock.

It runs everyday Mon–Fri (7am–7pm) and Sat–Sun (10am–7pm). The trip takes 12–20 minutes.

In addition, Leeds Dock has a large number of berths for narrow boats and cruisers.


Bicycle

The museum stands on National Cycle Network Route 67.

Bicycle racks are provided close to the museum entrance.

Please ensure that your bicycle is properly locked at all times and valuables removed.

Free and secure bicycle storage is available at the nearby multi-storey car park.


Maps to the museum

For your convenience we have provided maps for you to download and print out below.