There are 6 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 21 min

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

$60 - $135

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 11 min

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

$37 - $59

4 alternative options

Train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  4 h 32 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

$67 - $189

Bus, train  •  7 h 56 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

$58 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Hull to Essex 186.4 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  6 h 19 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

$134 - $290

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 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hull to Essex via Peterborough, Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) in around 8 h 11 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Hull to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Super Off-Peak Single
$110 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$130 - $150
Anytime Single
$140 - $170
Train from Hull to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Super Off-Peak Single
$22 - $30
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $29
Anytime Single
$30 - $40
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Super Off-Peak Single
$85 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $130
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Hull to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Hull to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$27 - $40
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $85
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 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Hull to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
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 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Book at
uk.megabus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hull to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Peterborough to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hull to Essex?

The distance between Hull and Essex is 221 km. The road distance is 298 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Hull to Essex?

The cheapest way to get from Hull to Essex is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Hull to Essex?

The quickest way to get from Hull to Essex is to drive which takes 3 h 13 min and costs £28 - £45.

Is there a direct bus between Hull and Essex?

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 8 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Hull to Essex?

It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Hull to Essex, including transfers.