"In 1838 a group of Headingley residents got together to form a company to fund a horse-drawn omnibus between the village and the town on a regular basis ... It was the first suburban bus service in Leeds (Headingley still has the number 1 bus)."
(Eveleigh Bradford, Headingley, 2008)
By Bus: From Leeds Railway Station, catch no1 bus northbound, or from Leeds Bus Station, catch service 6, 27 or 28; these routes merge on Albion Street (by St John Centre), and thence run directly to Headingley.
Service 56 also stops on Albion Street, and runs indirectly to Headingley Stadium.
1 Beeston - Leeds - Headingley - Lawnswood - Holt Park
6 Leeds - Headingley - Cookridge - Holt Park
27 Leeds - Headingley - Horsforth - Guiseley
28 Liberty Dock - Leeds - Headingley - Adel
19 Garforth - Leeds - Headingley Stadium - Ireland Wood
56 Whinmoor - Leeds - Headingley Stadium - Moor Grange
38 White Rose Centre - Kirkstall - Headingley - Moortown Corner - Gledhow
91 Pudsey - Kirkstall - Headingley - Harehills - Halton Moor
X84 Leeds - Headingley - Otley - Ilkley - Skipton
X85 Leeds - Headingley - Otley
outbound, boarding only in Headingley
inbound, alighting only in Headingley
Bus Service X84: from Headingley, the bus crosses the watershed from Airedale, via Bramhope, to Wharfedale; along the slopes of Chevin Forest Park, it runs to Otley, with views of Lower Wharfedale (and North York Moors, on a clear day); thence, the bus runs beside the Wharfe, to Ilkley and Addingham, with views of Ilkley Moor, and from there, below Skipton Moor, with views towards Upper Wharfedale, to Skipton.
’One of the best bus rides in Britain!’