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20th January 2019 Phil Ascough

Getting to and around Hull and East Yorkshire

Getting here

Humber Bridge

Many will cross the Humber Bridge to get into Hull

By car
Hull and East Yorkshire is accessible from the UK’s motorway network, connecting with the M62, M1, A1, M180 and M18. By air You can fly into Humberside International Airport, which is approximately 30 minutes drive from Hull across the Humber Bridge, one of the world’s longest suspension bridges – there is no arrival like it.

By sea
P&O Ferries operate overnight crossings from Rotterdam (Holland) and Zeebrugge (Belgium) into Hull, arriving every morning.

By coach
You can catch the coach to and from Hull, with services running all over the country to Paragon Interchange. National Express has Europe’s leading network of scheduled express coach services. There are regular services arriving in Hull from around the UK. Megabus also run a service where you can catch the train from Kings Cross St Pancras to East Midlands Parkway, and then a bus over to Hull.

By rail
Hull Paragon Interchange is the main railway station in Hull, which sits in the very heart of the city. Hull has its own rail link to the capital, so if you’re travelling here from London and the south then we’re essentially on your doorstep. First Hull Trains operate direct daily services to and from London King’s Cross, linking Hull with the capital city in around two hours. Friendly, helpful and efficient crew welcome you onboard and a range of competitive fares combine to make your journey a real pleasure. For information and bookings, call 0345 071 0222.

Getting around

Getting Here Hull and East Yorkshire

Hull is nice and flat so walking around is easy!

On foot
Hull is a flat city and with everything in such easy reach it is perfect for walking. Try the Walkit App to find the best routes around the city.

Cycling
There are cycle routes across Hull and East Yorkshire, so whether you’re planning a leisurely trip with the kids or looking for something a little bit more challenging then you’re well catered for here. Hull City Council have lots of information about cycling around the city, including cycle maps you can download. Beverley (to the north of the city) is a firm favourite amongst road cyclists too; as well as being the starting point for the 2016 Tour de Yorkshire, Beverley is also where the Yorkshire Wolds Cycle Route begins.

Buses
There are two main operators of local bus services in Hull: East Yorkshire and Stagecoach. EYMS also run regular bus routes throughout the city, taking you anywhere you might want to go in Hull city centre from East Yorkshire’s towns and villages and offering great trips out to Scarborough, Bridlington and York.

Rail
Several local rail services link Hull with the wider East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire regions. If you fancy a day trip, Northern Rail operate services out to Cleethorpes, Scarborough, Beverley and Bridlington. The Park & Ride also offers a convenient way to get into the city and runs up to every 10 minutes.

Taxis
A number of different licensed taxi firms operate in Hull, try the city council website for the most up-to-date list of firms and their numbers to book ahead. There are several taxi ranks throughout the city too, which are also listed on the council’s website.


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Image credits: ©Antonio Guillem/Christopher N Smith/Adobe Stock

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