Trains to Hull
Getting a train to Hull has never been easier with First Hull Trains. You can also travel to London from Hull and recieve great savings of up to 60% off.
Situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire just north of the Humber estuary, Hull may have started life as a quiet market town but it’s gradually transformed into an exciting metropolis that’s well worth a visit.
Take a trip to Hull and you’ll find there’s plenty to keep you entertained, from the world-renowned The Deep aquarium to the shopper’s paradise of the St Stephen’s Shopping Centre. While away a few absorbing hours exploring the city’s Museum Quarter, set in the charming Old Town district. Or, if you’re a fan of sports, try a tour of the £44 million KC stadium.
And the fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down… Why not treat yourself to a tasty meal at one of Hull’s excellent restaurants, or hit the town to discover the eclectic nightlife scene for yourself?
Our trains to Hull are the most comfortable, hassle-free way to travel. We offer a fast and direct service on our trains to Hull from London (Kings Cross), Stevenage, Grantham, Retford, Doncaster, Selby, Howden and Brough.
Travel First Class on Trains to Hull
Travel First Class with First Hull Trains and relax, sit back and enjoy the journey. As a first class passenger you will recieve complimentary meals and refreshments, complimentary newspapers, luxurious seating, and free WiFi. As well as this you will have a dedicated First Hull Trains colleague on hand to ensure you are fully refreshed and relaxed.
Free Wi-Fi on Trains to Hull
Our free WiFi service means you can easily catch up on emails or browse the web during your time on board.
Book your train tickets to Hull in advance on our website and you can save up to 60% plus collect 2 Nectar points for every £1 spent!
Hull Station information
Hull Station can be found within the Hull Paragon Interchange, which is also the home of Hull’s bus station.
The station is ideally located to provide access to the city’s many fantastic amenities including popular attractions like the St Stephen's shopping centre, The Deep and Hull Marina. The main entrances/exits for the station are on Ferensway.
Remember that you can save up to 60% on your train tickets to Hull by purchasing them in advance from this website.
When you arrive, keep an eye out for the bronze statue of celebrated poet Philip Larkin, which was installed at the station in 2010 to mark the 25th anniversary of his death.
The ticket office is open from 05.45 to 20.00, Monday to Saturday, and 08.15 to 19.00 on Sunday. Self-service ticket machines are also available.
The car park is open 24/7, and offers 280 spaces. The following charges apply for rail users:
£2.00 for up to 2 hours
£3.50 for up to 4 hours
£4.50 per day
Monthly, three-monthly and annual parking tariffs are also available.
The taxi rank is located directly outside the station.
Hull bus station and train station are located under the same roof, so it’s especially easy to continue your journey. Bus services in Hull are operated by Stagecoach and East Yorkshire Motor Services. More information on travelling by bus can be found on the Hull City Council website.
See & do
Ferens Art Gallery
Queen Victoria Square, HU1 3RA
A must for art lovers, the Ferens Gallery houses an impressive collection of sculptures and paintings from as far back as medieval times, right up to the present day. The kids will especially love exploring the Children’s Gallery. Entry is free.
Hull and East Riding Museum
36 High Street, HU1 1NQ
Wander through an Iron Age village, discover a mysterious band of wooden warriors, and explore a Roman bath house… It’s all part of the exciting visiting experience at the Hull and East Riding Museum of archaeology. Best of all, entry is free!
Hull Maritime Museum
Queen Victoria Square, HU1 3DX
All aboard to investigate Hull’s maritime heritage… Located in Queen Victoria Square – a stone’s throw from the Tourist Information Centre – and free to enter, exhibits at this wonderful museum include a whale skeleton, intricate ship models and whaling and fish trade artefacts.
Hull New Theatre
Kingston Square, HU1 3HF
Take in a night of comedy, music or theatre at this premier touring venue. With a varied programme of entertainment on offer, there’s bound to be something for you – be sure to check the listings before you visit.
Hull Truck Theatre
50 Ferensway, HU2 8LB
This independent theatre is home to one of Britain’s most innovative theatre companies, well known for their ground-breaking, contemporary productions. Take a seat in one of its two theatre spaces and you’re sure to experience something truly special.
It may be a little outside of town, but no visit to Hull is complete without a trip to view the awe-inspiring Humber Bridge. As the sixth largest of its type, this impressive suspension bridge carries an average of 120,000 vehicles safely across the Humber each week.
The Circle, Anlaby Road, HU3 6HU
Home to association football club Hull City AFC and rugby league team Hull FC, this £44 million pound stadium regularly hosts a variety of international sporting events, as well as large-scale concerts. If you don’t get chance to catch a game or gig, why not try a ‘behind the scenes’ guided tour?
High Street, HU1 1PS
If taking one of our trains to Hull has piqued your interest in transport then you can uncover its absorbing 200-year history at the Streetlife Museum. The highlight is definitely the reconstructed shopping street, but be sure to look out for the collection of rare motorcars and the 1818 Hobby Horse bicycle too.
Tower Street, HU1 4DP
As the world’s only ‘submarium’, The Deep is one of Hull’s most popular attractions. The whole family will enjoy getting up close to the 3,500 exotic fish who call the aquarium home – take a ride in the underwater lift, discover the history of the ocean and its creatures, and visit the ‘Bug Champions’ exhibit, featuring the world’s biggest, fastest and strongest creepy-crawlies.
Wilberforce House Museum
23-25 High Street, HU1 1NQ
Primarily dedicated to the famed politician William Wilberforce and his campaign to abolish the slave trade, the Wilberforce House Museum also explores the fascinating history of the house itself and its previous occupants. Entry is free.
For more information on attractions in and around Hull, contact the Tourist Information Centre, or take a look at the Visit Hull and East Yorkshire website.
Hull Tourist Information Centre
1 Paragon Street
Tel: 01482 223559
It’s not often you see a shopping centre on stilts! Perched on top of Prince’s Dock and offering panoramic views of Hull Marina, it’s a real pleasure to explore Prince Quay’s three decks of brilliant stores. Stop off to refuel at one of the many food outlets or catch the latest blockbusters at the Vue cinema.
Prospect Shopping Centre
Pick up everything from the latest fashion to must-have electrical goods at this family-friendly shopping centre. It’s located right in the heart of Hull, just round the corner from the station, so you can easily nip in before grabbing the train home.
St. Stephen's Shopping Centre
Visit this ever-popular shopping complex and, as well as over 50 big name high street stores like Zara, H&M and Next, you’ll discover a cinema, 24 hour gym and theatre, plus lots of tempting eateries – plenty to keep you entertained, all day long!
Trinity Open Market
On the first Friday of the month, 18 specialised stalls selling handmade gifts, original artwork, unique jewellery and so much more, pop up on picturesque Trinity Square. The perfect place to pick up an extra special something.
Food & Drink
Bob Carver’s Fish & Chip Restaurant
9 Trinity Wharf, HU1 2JA. Tel: 01482 226660
Serving hearty fish & chips to Hull’s hungry residents since 1888, this friendly restaurant remains a local institution.
10 Nelson Street, HU1 1XE. Tel: 01482 328501
Overlooking the River Humber, this family-run fish restaurant offers delicious delicacies and a picturesque view.
5 Scale Lane, HU1 1LA. Tel: 01482 213844
This charming restaurant is situated in one of Hull’s oldest buildings and serves up a diverse menu of the very best English and French cuisine.
54 Princes Avenue, HU5 3QG. Tel: 01482 343490
Whether you’re after a great place to enjoy a few drinks or hungry for a tasty meal, this multi-award winning café bar is a lively and chic place to spend your evening.
Hitchcock’s Vegetarian Restaurant
1 Bishop Lane, High Street, HU1 1PA. Tel: 01482 320233
This quirky restaurant, which serves up its dishes buffet-style, has plenty to please whether you’re a veggie or not! Be sure to book in advance.
Jack & Danny’s
2 Posterngate, HU1 2JN. Tel: 01482 229988
Formerly Zillis, this cosy café bar boasts an American-inspired menu. Ideal if you want to enjoy a pit-stop before jumping on a train home from Hull, there’s an outdoor seating area that’s great for alfresco dining in the summer months.
Jaz Lounge Bar
41 Lowgate, HU1 1EA. Tel: 01482 228063
As night time draws in, this stylish venue transforms from a delightful lunchtime eatery to a bustling bar that’s popular with locals and visitors alike.
Paolos Old Custom House Restaurant
Market Place, HU1 1RT. Tel: 01482 210377
This Italian restaurant, renowned for its vibrant atmosphere and specialising in seafood and fish dishes, is based in the stunning former Custom House in Hull’s Old Town.
The Deep, HU1 4DP. Tel: 01482 382883
For a dining experience you’ll never forget, try Two Rivers, an ‘underwater’ restaurant where you can enjoy your Mediterranean-inspired meal surrounded by Europe’s most impressive aquatic display.
Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, looking for luxurious comforts or a budget bargain, you’ll find a huge range of accommodation options in Hull.
Here are just some of our favourite hotels in Hull city centre. From further listings or to book, visit the Hull Trains Superbreaks website.
Anlaby Road, HU1 2PJ. Tel: 01482 323299
This great value, family-run hotel is located right in the heart of Hull, a short walk from the station. All of the 59 bedrooms, from single occupancy to large family rooms, offer satellite television and a hospitality tray.
Holiday Inn Express
80 Ferensway, HU2 8LN. Tel: 0871 423 4896
Located above the St. Stephen’s Shopping Centre and particularly popular with business travellers, guests will find that this inviting hotel offers free wireless internet, cosy rooms and access to great value city centre parking.
Holiday Inn Hull Marina
Castle Street, HU1 2BX. Tel: 0871 942 9043
This four-star hotel, which sits alongside Hull’s picturesque marina, is ideal if you’re after a luxurious nights’ stay. Take advantage of the gym and spa facilities available at the on-site Health and Fitness Centre, enjoy dinner in the Junction restaurant or simply relax in your comfortable, spacious room, fully equipped with satellite TV and high-speed internet access.
Ibis Hull Hotel
Osbourne Street, HU1 2NL. Tel: 01482 387 500
This excellent budget hotel is located just 1km from the station, so is particularly perfect if you’re planning on taking advantage of our trains to Hull. All 106 guest rooms have satellite TV and wireless internet access, while the on-site café offers a range of hot and cold snacks and light meals 24 hours a day.
The Mercure Royal Hull Hotel
170 Ferensway, HU1 3UF. Tel: 01482 325087
This distinctive Victorian building with a thoroughly modern interior offers a range of impressively stylish en-suite bedrooms. Guests at the three-star Mercure Royal Hull Hotel can take advantage of complimentary parking and free WiFi, and all rooms come equipped with flat screen digital televisions. Hungry? Enjoy a light bite in the bar area, try the elegant restaurant or dine in total comfort with 24-hour room service.
Premier Inn Hull City Centre
Tower Street, HU9 1TQ. Tel: 0871 527 8534
Providing guests with easy access to Hull city centre and a variety of tourist attractions, Hull’s Premier Inn is an ever-popular option. Enjoy a restful night in its famously comfy beds and don’t forget to grab a bite to eat at the excellent restaurant.
Travelodge Hull Central
Pryme Street, HU2 8HR. Tel: 0871 984 6473
The Travelodge Hull Central is a great base for exploring all the attractions of the city centre. With both double and family en-suite rooms available, this non-smoking hotel offers a Bar Café and onsite parking for a small fee.