Travel & Accommodation

Travel & Accommodation



At 12 miles (20 minutes) the closest airport to Harrogate Convention Centre is Leeds/Bradford International (LBA). British Airways run daily flights between LBA and Heathrow (1 hour), and there are regular flights from many connections worldwide, including Paris (1 hour 30 minutes), Amsterdam (1 hour 10 minutes), Dublin (1 hour) and Scandinavia.


To get from LBA to Harrogate, take the Airport Direct 747 bus which runs hourly and will drop you off at Harrogate’s main bus station, from there it’s a five minute walk to the Convention Centre.

Alternatively a taxi will take about 20 minutes and around £25.


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Shuttle bus

A complimentary bus service to and from Leeds/Bradford International Airport is available. Seats are on first come first served basis. Please contact Rachel Hall at for more information.


Blue Line Taxis can be contacted on 01423 530830

Yellow Line Taxis can be contacted on 01423 521531.



A regular service connects Harrogate with the main rail network via York and Leeds.


The Harrogate Convention Centre is linked to all major UK cities via Leeds (34 minutes) and York (33 minutes) including a direct, daily connection to London (3 hours 1 minute).

The quickest journey time from London is 2 hours 43 minutes including a change at York.


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For the first time this year, all pre-registered visitors attending The Harrogate Bridal Show will be able to take advantage of 25% off Virgin Train tickets*.

Simply follow the steps below and start saving!


• Follow the exclusive link

• Enter your email address

• Use the promotional code HIC25


All visitors using the promotion must have their pre-registration email while travelling to validate the offer.
*Virgin Trains Terms and Conditions apply



Using Sat Nav

If you are using Sat Nav you can use the postcodes below


Jubilee Car Park – HG1 1DJ Victoria Car Park – HG1 5LQ Harrogate Convention Centre – HG1 2HR.


From the South

21 minutes from the A1. Take the M1 and A1(M) before leaving at Junction 45 (Wetherby) then take the A661 to Harrogate. Alternatively continue on the A1(M) to Junction 47 (Knaresborough) then follow signs to Harrogate.


From the North

24 minutes from the A1.Take the A1(M) and exit at Junction 47 (Knaresborough) then follow signs to Harrogate.


Car parking

The Harrogate Convention Centre has 1 large underground car park, which will be open on a pay-and-display basis throughout the exhibition. All major hotels have adequate parking for their guests. Alternatively there is on street parking (metered) in the town centre.



We work with Reservation Highway to ensure you have access to the best available rates. Please be aware of external agencies who are not connected to The Harrogate Bridal Show. We advise you not book through these agencies.


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Visas for Visitors

If you are not a British citizen you may need to acquire a visa before your visit. Please allow plenty of time to make an appointment for your visa application before you travel to avoid disappointment. For full details about visa requirements, visit

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