Trains to Hull
Cheap Trains to Hull
"Its designation as UK City of Culture in 2017 has given the town a massive confidence boost and redevelopment of its waterfront and Old Town has sparked a minor cultural flowering.” Lonely Planet
Formally known as Kingston Upon Hull, Hull is a city in Yorkshire with an economy that revolves around wine trading, wool, fishing, and whaling. In 2017, Hull was awarded as the UK City of Culture, which gave the town a massive boost of confidence. The redevelopment of its waterfront and Old Town has sparked cultural flowering, especially at the Fruit market district in Humber Street where derelict buildings have been reclaimed and converted into artist studios, bars, and cafes.
Visiting Hull by Train
The Hull Paragon interchange is located within the city centre of Hull and provides easy access between the coach, rail, and local bus services. There are various intercity train services to Hull every day coming from London Kings Cross station. If you’re coming from Sheffield station, you can take the hourly fast services of the Northern Rail via Doncaster. A local rail service coming from the York railway station is also available, with connections from the North.
Although Hull is among those cities in Britain that were bombed heavily during the WW II, the city was still left with a number of fascinating architectural gems. The Old Town of Hull is worth exploring, where beautiful Georgian townhouses line its cobblestone streets. This is also where the recently renovated Fruit Market can be found, along with art studios, vintage shops, as well as independent cafes and bars.
Check out the Queen Victoria Square, which lies in the centre of Hull, featuring wide shopping streets lined with art galleries and museums, such as the Ferens Art Gallery and the Maritime Museum. The magnificent Queens Gardens is also worth checking out. Built above the old Queens dock, the gardens opened in 1930 and features fascinating flowerbeds with a large seating area.
Main stations in Hull
- Hull Bus Station