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Edinburgh to Hull train

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Departure and arrival for your train travel

A lot of trains travel day to day between Edinburgh to Hull. They serve the following train stations: Edinburgh Waverley train station, Hull train station

Edinburgh Waverley train station

Hull train station

Edinburgh - Hull: the best time to book cheap trains

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The cost for train tickets Edinburgh to Hull will increase the closer you get to your departure day.

If we look at our data, if you buy your train 1 month in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £22 whereas if booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to pay a minimum of £65 for your trip. Thus, you may save 66% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 1 month in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the cheapest prices found in the past six months when buying in advance or at the last minute.

Best price found for train ticket from Edinburgh to Hull

We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Edinburgh to Hull by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to Hull. Your Edinburgh to Hull train ticket is just few clicks away!

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Travel information for your train journey

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Route Edinburgh to Hull

Train duration 3h58m
Arrival city Hull, England
Departure city Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 190 Miles
Lowest train ticket price from £31.00
  • The journey from Edinburgh, located in Scotland and Hull, located in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train company for this journey.
  • There are 190 miles between both cities and the average duration connecting Edinburgh to Hull is approximately 3h58m. Travelling by train is often the fastest solution to travel to Hull from Edinburgh, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
  • We found trains from £31.00 to travel in the next 30 days. Fares may change depending on the travel date and how long in advance you purchase your ticket.

How to find cheap train tickets Edinburgh to Hull ?

Finding cheap train tickets can be challenging because train travel can be costly. So we would like to give our recommendations to find cheap train tickets Edinburgh to Hull.

When should I book my ticket?

Getting your ticket early rather than leaving it until the last minute will enable you to pay less. Advance tickets typically go on sale 90 days prior the date of departure. On many routes you can save as much as 80% by purchasing your ticket 90 days in advance. We suggest you to book your ticket as soon as possible.

When is the best time to travel?

The busiest times to travel are during the morning commute time and in the late afternoon for your train ticket Edinburgh to Hull. Train fares will be more expensive during these hours so you will pay less by travelling very early, in the middle of the day or late in the evening.

Is it cheaper to book two single tickets or a return?

If you already know at what time you want to come back, you should check the price of two single tickets as they are sometimes cheaper than a return. You need to use the exact train you booked.

What are split tickets?

Splitting your ticket for your journey to Hull is another way to reduce the cost. It is perfectly legitimate to split your ticket into 2 or more tickets covering the different sections of your journey, the only rule is that the train you're on calls at the stations you've bought your tickets from.

And if you change?

Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Edinburgh to Hull:

Bus from Edinburgh to Hull

Flights from Edinburgh to Hull

Main train ticket types in United Kingdom

There are three principal rail tickets types in United Kingdom, Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets. Each ticket types provides different prices and travel flexibility. But other tickets types are available such as Season tickets, Super-Off-Peak tickets or Rover and Rangers tickets for instance. Take a look at the different types of rail ticket from Edinburgh to Hull below:

If you want to purchase the cheapest available ticket, Advance tickets are perfect for you. These tickets are available 12 weeks before travel and offer biggest discounts. The earlier you book, the cheaper the train fares are! But you can't cancel your advance rail ticket, they are non-refundable, and they are sold as singles.

Off-Peak and Super Off-peak tickets are available on many trains outside of peak travel times. With these tickets you make your journey at Off-Peak time, so don't have to pay the fare of a completely flexible Anytime ticket. You can be reimbursed if you decide not to travel.

Anytime tickets is perfect for you, if you want a fully flexible ticket with no restrictions to travel. They allow the greatest flexibility in your time of travel. But they are not advised if you want the lowest type of ticket Edinburgh to Hull.

Season tickets are convenient for you if you make the same journey more than three or four times a week. In this instance, Season Tickets offer better value for money compared to buying daily tickets.

Discount Edinburgh to Hull train tickets

Looking to travel for cheap? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Edinburgh Hull train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when travelling from Edinburgh to Hull? Use your calculator, taking into account:

    A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

    B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average cost for a Edinburgh Hull ticket (i.e.: £31.00)(1)

    The first step is to divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be efficient. Now divide that number by C. You will see the approximate number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£31.00 = 2.84. Your railcard will be profitable if you're doing at least 3 trips from Edinburgh to Hull (one way journey).

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Edinburgh to Hull train £31.00 £20.67 £10.33 2.85

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

Transport operators from Edinburgh to Hull

The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Edinburgh to Hull.

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Proximity journey

Many trains run from Edinburgh to Hull, but there are also near stations served like for instance:

Book cheap train from Edinburgh to Hull

You are able to buy your Edinburgh to Hull train ticket in 3 different ways:

You may book your tickets online via the rail companies' websites like Virgin Trains, Southern, South West Trains, CrosscCountry. You can also buy train tickets on Ticket Retailers' websites like Trainline or Raileasy.

If you don't want to book your ticket on companies' websites, you may reach the train providers by telephone. Most of them offer this service.

Depending on the station, you have the ability to either purchase your train ticket at the staffed ticket office or using a ticket vending machine available at many stations. We recommend you to check beforehand if the station has these services and the opening hours.

Gopili helps you get cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Hull by comparing journey times and fares across all train providers. You can also sort the results by price, duration, departure time to find the ticket that corresponds to your requirements. Looking at the cheapest price for the way back? Compare the prices of train tickets Hull to Edinburgh with our travel search engine and get the best ticket.