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London to Hull by train

It takes an average of 2h 57m to travel from London to Hull by train, over a distance of around 155 miles (249 km). There are normally 16 trains per day travelling from London to Hull and tickets for this journey start from £22.90 when you book in advance.

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Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 2h 27m


155 miles (249 km)


16 trains per day


Direct trains available


From £22.90

Train operators

Hull Trains, London North Eastern Railway

Travel from London to Hull by train in 2h 28m

Want to travel from London to Hull by train? Start your journey with us.

It usually takes around 3h 25m to travel the 155 miles (249 km) from London to Hull by train, with around 16 trains running on this route daily. Direct trains are usually available every day on this route, so you don't need to worry about changes during your journey. Travelling with LNER and Hull Trains on this route, you can reach your destination in just 2h 28m on the fastest trains. Sit back, relax and enjoy free WiFi and power sockets on both services.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you travel Off-Peak or get a Railcard.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from London to Hull with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London to Hull? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London to Hull take?

The average journey time by train between London and Hull is 2 hours and 57 minutes, with around 16 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London and Hull by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Hull is 2 hours and 27 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Hull cost?

Train ticket prices from London to Hull can start from as little as £22.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from London to Hull?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Hull without having to change trains. There are 16 direct trains from London to Hull each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London to Hull leave?

The first train from London to Hull leaves at 06:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London to Hull leave?

The last train from London to Hull leaves at 20:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London and Hull by train?

Trains travelling from London to Hull cover a distance of around 155 miles (249 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Hull to London. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from London to Hull.

Cheap train tickets from London to Hull

Train tickets from London to Hull start at £22.90 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London to Hull is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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