Headingley Stadium (Leeds)

Headingley Stadium has been the home ground of Leeds Rhinos since it first opened in 1890, when the rugby league club was then known as Leeds St Johns and subsequently Leeds Rugby League Football Club.

The stadium shares its main stand with Headingley Cricket Ground, home to Yorkshire County Cricket Club. After going through a number of renovation projects since it first opened, most recently with the rebuilding of the North and South stands between 2017 and 2019 the stadium has a capacity of 19,700.

A number of rugby league international test matches and Rugby League World Cup matches have been played at Headingley, most notably the Final of the 1970 Rugby League World Cup in which Australia defeated Great Britain 12-7.

Tenants: Leeds Rhinos (Super League)

Opened: 1890

Capacity: 19,700

Address: St Michael’s Ln, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3BR

Tickets at Headingley Stadium

Leeds Rhinos Tickets

Leeds Rhinos tickets are available to purchase through the official website, at the club shop at the stadium (open Monday – Saturday: 10am-4pm) or over the phone on 0371 423 1315.

Leeds Rhinos tickets during the 2022 season ranged from:

  • Adult – £24-£36
  • Concession – £16-£30
  • Junior (16 and under) – £12-£22

Ticket prices increase by £3 per ticket when purchased on the day of the fixture.

Location & Travel to Headingley Stadium

The stadium is located in the Leeds suburb of Headingley, approximately 2 miles from the City Centre.

Airport: Leeds Bradford Airport is approximately 7 miles North of Headingley, serving many European destinations. The A1 Flyer bus heading to the city centre stops at Kirkstall Road, approximately a 15 minute walk from the stadium.

Thinking of flying? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.

Bus: Buses 19/19A and 56 travel from the City Centre to Headingley Stadium.

Coach: Leeds Coach Station is close to the city centre, with buses 19/19A and 56 travelling to the ground. Megabus offers cheap travel to Leeds and offers over 10 routes from Barnstaple, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Exeter, Hull, Liverpool, London and Manchester. You can search and book your tickets here.

Driving & Parking: From the M1 and M62, take the M621 and leave at junction 2 and follow the signposts to the stadium. There is no parking available at the stadium on a matchday.

Train: There are two stations close to the ground on the Harrogate line, travelling between York, Harrogate and Leeds. Burley Park Station is about a 5 minute walk, with Headingley Station approximately a 10 minute walk from the ground. Leeds Train Station is in the city centre, about 2 miles away and serves major destinations such as Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Exeter, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Plymouth, Reading and Sheffield.

Thinking of catching a train to Leeds? Search and book your journey through the Trainline here.

Hotels near Headingley Stadium

The Headingley Lodge Hotel is integrated within the stadium, with 36 bedrooms providing views of the cricket pavilion. Also nearby is the Premier Inn Leeds Headingley Hotel, just a few minutes walk away.

Alternatively, use TripAdvisor to find some great places to stay in Leeds by clicking here.


Further Information & Events

Headingley Stadium Official Website

Leeds Rhinos Official Website

Last Updated on September 26, 2022 by Sports Tourist

Leave a Reply