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

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Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Retford to Hull

$30 - $45

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Bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainsborough, Drovers Call PH to Scunthorpe, Bus Station 100|InterConnect
  2. Take the bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Thornton, Park Street 350|Humber Fastcat / ...

$13 - $18

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gainsborough to Hull 44.9 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Gainsborough to Hull 44.9 miles

$9 - $14

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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 Thornton, Park Street via Scunthorpe, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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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 2 h 17 min.

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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 2 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min 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 2 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 42 min.

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Gainsborough to Hull bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lincolnshire, arrive at Thornton, Park Street station.

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

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

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 1 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gainsborough to Hull via Scunthorpe, Bus Station in around 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Retford to Hull
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
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
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gainsborough, Drovers Call PH to Scunthorpe, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Thornton, Park Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Hull
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Thornton, Park Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
EYMS
Phone
01482 592929
Email
BusLine@eyms.co.uk
Website
eyms.co.uk
Bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Thornton, Park Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
eyms.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Gainsborough to Hull
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190

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

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