Hull and the East Riding are perfectly positioned in the centre of the UK, just 320km from London and Edinburgh, 150km from Manchester and less than an hour’s drive from Leeds and York.
The City of Hull has an excellent road infrastructure. The A63 and M62 provide direct access to the UK’s motorway networks.
By Rail - Passenger
First Hull Trains provides 7 direct train services daily to and from London - with a journey time of as little as 2.5 hours. In addition there are hourly services to Leeds and Manchester and onwards to the rest of the UK.
By Rail – Freight
The Hull Docks Branch Line has recently undergone a £13million upgrade. The partial dualling of the rail infrastructure enables the port of Hull to offer up to 22 train paths per day for rail freight.
Humberside Airport is just a 30 minute drive from Hull’s city centre and forms part of the East Midlands Airport Group. It serves in excess of half a million passengers a year. Scheduled services are predominantly made up by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines who operate four daily services to Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport. This link provides an additional 300 worldwide connections. The airport also has regular services to Aberdeen, supported by the area’s growing offshore presence. Humberside Airport is also home to the second largest heliport in the country, serving the offshore industry in the North Sea.
Also, within a 45-minute drive is the new Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport and Leeds Bradford is accessible within a 90-minute drive.