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Find cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Hull

Thanks to Gopili, compare train ticket prices and find the best price to travel from Edinburgh to Hull by train. Our service is dedicated to helping you find the cheapest Edinburgh to Hull train ticket and gives you practical information: booking, next departures, timetables, fares, and good deals.

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Things to do in Hull

We have compiled for you a list of 6 places that you can visit in Hull.

  • Hull Streetlife Museum
  • The Deep
  • Hull and East Riding Museum
  • Arctic Corsair
  • Wilberforce House Museum
  • Hull Maritime Museum

As travel experts, we are aware that trying to organize a trip and gathering all the information about a specific city can be time consuming. We aim to help you by recommending some points of interests, whether you are visiting for a day or for holidays.

Every year, many people are going to Hull. If you are looking to discover one of the most famous attraction of the city, you need to visit Hull Streetlife Museum. If you have the time, we will also recommend you to go to Arctic Corsair or The Deep to complete your visit.

Another interesting area that you can see is Wilberforce House Museum if you want to know more about the city.

Hull and East Riding Museum is also a place that we will recommend you to visit if you got spare time during your stay.

Lastly, if you're still looking to find out more about Hull, Hull Maritime Museum can be the final step of your visit. While people may not consider it as the most interesting thing to do, it will enable you to get a full view of the city and its character.

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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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 purchasing a railcard, the idea is to break even after several trips. But is it really relevant when travelling from Edinburgh to Hull? Grab your calculator, considering:

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

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

    C = average fare for a Edinburgh Hull ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

    Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Then divide that number by C. It will give you the approximate number of journeys needed across the year to be profitable.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be profitable after around 2 trips from Edinburgh to Hull (one way trip).

  • 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 £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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

Travel information for your train journey

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Route Edinburgh to Hull

Edinburgh Hull train map

Train duration 4h00m
Arrival city Hull, England
Departure city Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 191 Miles
  • 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 191 miles between the two cities and the average train duration from Edinburgh to Hull is normally 4h00m. Travelling by train is often the fastest solution to get to Hull from Edinburgh, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or taking the plane.
  • Prices will change depending on the travel date and how far in advance you book your ticket.

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

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.

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.

Transport operators from Edinburgh to Hull

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

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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.

Edinburgh - Hull: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute











Same day

Days before Departure

Getting your train ticket in advance is often cheaper than leaving it to the day you intend to travel. However, as you can notice in the chart above, the cost of train tickets Edinburgh to Hull tend to remain approximately the same and cost £41.

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

Proximity journey

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