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There are 4 ways to get from Gainsborough to Hull by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the train from Retford to Hull

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Gainsborough, Drovers Call PH to Scunthorpe, Bus Station 100 - InterConnect
  2. Take the bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Hull Interchange 350 - Humber Fastcat / ...

$11 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  53m

  1. Take a taxi from Gainsborough to Hull 44.9 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  53m

  1. Drive from Gainsborough to Hull 44.9 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Gainsborough to Hull is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Gainsborough to Hull is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gainsborough to Hull. However, there are services departing from Gainsborough, Drovers Call PH and arriving at Hull Interchange via Scunthorpe, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gainsborough to Hull. However, there are services departing from Gainsborough Lea Road and arriving at Hull via Retford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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The distance between Gainsborough and Hull is 31 miles. The road distance is 44.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Gainsborough to Hull without a car is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs £22 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from Gainsborough to Hull, including transfers.

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Gainsborough to Hull bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lincolnshire, depart from Gainsborough, Drovers Call PH station.

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Gainsborough to Hull train services, operated by Hull Trains, depart from Retford station.

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The best way to get from Gainsborough to Hull is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs £22 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £14 and takes 2h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Gainsborough to Hull.
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  • Distance: 30.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 17m

What companies run services between Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England and Hull, England?

Hull Trains operates a train from Gainsborough to Hull every 4 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gainsborough to Hull via Scunthorpe, Bus Station in around 2h 46m.

Train operators
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Retford to Hull
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Super Off-Peak Single
$35 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$39 - $44
Anytime Single
$45 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gainsborough, Drovers Call PH to Scunthorpe, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Hull Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Scunthorpe to Hull
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
EYMS
Phone
01482 592929
Email
BusLine@eyms.co.uk
Website
eyms.co.uk
Bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Hull Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
eyms.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Gainsborough to Hull
Ave. Duration
53m
Estimated price
$150 - $190

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Gainsborough to Hull bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lincolnshire, arrive at Hull Interchange station.

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Gainsborough to Hull train services, operated by Hull Trains, arrive at Hull station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gainsborough to Hull is 45 miles. It takes approximately 53m to drive from Gainsborough to Hull.

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