Leeds Bradford International Airport is 11 miles northwest of the city via the A65, and has flights to a range of domestic and international destinations. The Flying Tiger 757 bus (£3.80, 40 minutes, every 20 to 30 minutes) runs between Leeds bus and train stations and the airport. A taxi costs about £20.
National Express (www.nationalexpress.com) serves most major cities, while Yorkshire Coastliner (www.coastliner.co.uk) buses run to York, Pickering, Malton, Scarborough and Whitby. A Daytripper Plus ticket (£16) gives unlimited travel on all Coastliner buses for a day. The Central Bus Station is near Victoria Gate Shopping Centre.
London £7.50 to £20, 4½ hours, hourly
Manchester £3 to £6, 1¼ hours, at least hourly
Scarborough £12, three hours, hourly
Whitby £13, 3½ hours, four daily Monday to Saturday, twice daily Sundays
York £6, 1¼ hours, at least hourly
Leeds train station has good rail connections with the rest of the country and Manchester's international airport. It's also the starting point for trains on the scenic Settle–Carlisle line. Tickets for Manchester and York can be had for a song if you book ahead and can be flexible on times.
London King's Cross £65, 2¼ hours, at least hourly
Manchester £10, 1 to 1½ hours, every 10 to 20 minutes
Manchester Airport £24, 1½ hours, three hourly
Sheffield £11, one hour, six hourly
York £7, 25 minutes, at least every 15 minutes