There are 5 ways to get from London to Hull by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Hull Trains  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Hull

$35 - $100

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Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hull National Express / ...

$18 - $50

3 alternative options

Train LNER  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newark North Gate
  2. Take the train from Newark North Gate to Hull

$45 - $66

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from London to Hull 188 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Humberside (HUY) LCY - HUY

$152 - $663

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Hull is to bus which costs £14 - £40 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Hull is to train which costs £27 - £75 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Hull. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Hull. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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The distance between London and Hull is 156 miles. The road distance is 188 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Hull without a car is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs £27 - £75.

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The train from London Kings Cross to Hull takes 2 h 28 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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London to Hull bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from London to Hull.
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  • Distance: 155.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

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

Hull Trains operates a train from London to Hull every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min. LNER also services this route once daily. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Hull 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min. Megabus UK also services this route once a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Humberside via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Humberside via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from London City to Humberside via Belfast City, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Hull
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
Super Off-Peak Single
$100 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $140
Anytime Single
$130 - $160
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Hull
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from London Kings Cross to Newark North Gate
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$24 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Newark North Gate to Hull
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Hull
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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