There are 9 ways to get from Hull to Essex by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Hull Trains  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$55 - $123

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Hull to Peterborough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough to London Stansted Airport National Express

$32 - $54

7 alternative options

Train LNER  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$62 - $174

Bus, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Hull Interchange (Hull Paragon) to St Pancras, London St Pancras Megabusplus Mp1
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$52 - $88

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Hull to Essex 186.4 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN

$119 - $376

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$151 - $378

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$127 - $283

Train to Manchester, fly to Norwich, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Norwich (NWI) MAN - NWI
  3. Take the train from Norwich to Colchester

$150 - $303

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hull to Essex is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hull to Essex is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Hull and Essex is 138 miles. The road distance is 186.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Hull to Essex, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hull to Essex. However, there are services departing from Hull and arriving at Black Notley, Brain Valley Avenue via Peterborough, Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 13 min.

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The best way to get from Hull to Essex is to train which takes 4 h 22 min and costs £40 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £45 and takes 7 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Hull to Essex.
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  • Distance: 138.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Hull, England and Essex, England?

You can take a train from Hull to Essex via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 4 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hull to Essex via Peterborough, London Stansted Airport, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) in around 7 h 13 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Train operators
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Hull to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Super Off-Peak Single
$100 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $140
Anytime Single
$120 - $150
Train from Hull to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Super Off-Peak Single
$20 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $27
Anytime Single
$28 - $34
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Super Off-Peak Single
$80 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $110
Anytime Single
$95 - $120
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Hull to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $95
Train from Hull to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $21
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$50 - $80
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $120
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Hull to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Hull to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hull to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Peterborough to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Hull Interchange (Hull Paragon) to St Pancras, London St Pancras Megabusplus
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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