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There are many different ways to get round the city of Hull and the surrounding area.
If using a car to get around, the city is generally very easy to navigate, which none of those 'hideous' junctions that you find in many cities! A car is the most convenient way of getting round the city, as it allows the greatest freedom and flexibility in travel. However, first time visitors to the country should check out this Driving in England page before deciding to get behind the wheel of a car. For mapped, driving directions around the UK , check out this Route Planner. Meanwhile, details of car hire companies may be found here.
Hull has a comprehensive and reasonably priced bus network, with several companies providing services across the city and the surrounding area. A PDF bus map of all routes in the city may be downloaded here, whilst details for individual services are provided on the East Yorkshire Motor Services and Stagecoach in Hull websites. For most up to date timetables and routes call Hull Buscall on (+44) 01482 222222. Single fares start from 90p for adults, which prices increasing the further out of the city you travel. If you plan to make many journies in one day, or if you plan to travel a number of times in one week, both bus companies offer good value day tickets and weekly tickets. See the individual websites for details. If you are travelling to the city centre, Hull has a fully integrated Bus and Rail interchange, which is centrally located for then shops and attractions. Meanwhile, if travelling further afield, buses to Leeds, Cleethorpes, Beverley, Bridlington and York are available. Again, see the EYMS and Stagecoach websites for more information.
There are no train services to other areas of Hull, though services are provided to surrounding villages and towns. For example, the attractive market town of Beverley is best reached by train, with a journey time of only 15 minutes. There are also a number of special day tickets for exploring the Yorkshire area, including the Wolds Coast Day Ranger and the East Yorkshire Round Robin tickets. See the Northern Rail website for timetables for all services in and out of Hull and details of special fares. Meanwhile, to plan individual journies and gather information regarding standard ticket prices, enter your details into the journey planner here.
Taxis are another option for getting around the city of Hull and its surrounding suburbs. The best way to get a taxi is to call one of the agencies ahead of time to arrange for a pick-up. For a list of these, see here. Most hotels, restaurants, and bars will be happy to book a taxi for you. Hail and ride black cabs (similar to those in London) are another option, though can be more expensive than private hire firms.