Hull travel guide

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You're Going to Love Hull

With a population of 302,296, Hull is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Hull

If you’re looking for affordable options, Pasco's Italian (Kings Parade, King Street) and Humber St Distillery (18 Humber Street) are great picks.

When to visit Hull

Hull in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Hull in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Hull


When flying to Hull, you’ll arrive at Grimsby Humberside (HUY), which is located 19 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Hull from Australia departs from Brisbane and takes around 27h 50m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Hull, followed by Train. The train journey from Hull to Birmingham takes 1h 31m and costs around $38 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $54 for a 2h 05m trip.


Another option to get to Hull is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 250 km from Hull. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Easirent, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Hull, including Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Hull takes 72 km and will cost you around $6. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about $23 for a journey of 169 km. The most popular bus station is Hull Truck Theatre, located 0.7 km from the city centre of Hull. Hull Nsf Zeebrugge Terminal is also a commonly used station, and is 4 km from the city centre.

Airlines serving Hull

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United Airlines
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American Airlines
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Air France
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Turkish Airlines
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British Airways
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Austrian Airlines
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in Hull

Average rates range from around $159 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $148 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Hull

Most booked hotels in Hull

Holiday Inn Express Hull City Centre
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Ibis Hull
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
Gilson Hotel
Good (6.9, Good reviews)
Campanile Hull - City Centre
Good (6.8, Good reviews)
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Hiring a car in Hull

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 2% cheaper than airport locations in Hull.

Expect to pay $3.18 per litre in Hull (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.12 and $50.82. Compact (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Hull, while also 61% cheaper than other types, on average.