If your trip to Hull is all sorted out but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.Not far from the city center, The Deep is one spot you might like to consider adding to your must-see list. If you still have space on your schedule, Hull New Theatre and KCOM Stadium will keep you occupied as well.
More adventure is right around the corner, so fasten that seat belt! Travel 35 miles down the road and check out York Minster and York Castle Museum. You’ll find these well-known attractions in York. Still in the mood for some sightseeing? Punch Leeds into your GPS. This intriguing destination also features a few cool sights like Royal Armouries and Temple Newsam House, and it’s only 50 miles away.
If you’re attending a business conference in Hull, you might want to follow up with your new friends over dinner and drinks. Fortunately, these convention centers offer some fantastic restaurants and cafés nearby:
Bonus Arena (0.2 miles away).
Normanby Hall Country Park (15 miles away).
Having your own ride in Hull will give you more freedom to go wherever you like. Maybe you can’t wait to head out of the city, explore country lanes, and go where the wind blows. If that’s the case, grab one of our SUVs and explore the rocky coastlines in the area. If you’re all about the bright city lights, something small will be a better fit. Zooming around bustling streets and heavy traffic will be a whole lot easier in an economy or compact car.
You’ll be glad to know that there’s an impressive variety of both economy and high-end rentals in Hull. What you go for depends on how much you’re willing to spend and what you plan to do. Specialty and prestige vehicles are hard to beat if you’re all about mod cons and comfort. If you’re splashing out, why not book a high-end SUV, or perhaps an upmarket mid-sized sedan? Otherwise, if you just need a car to get you from A to B as cheaply as possible, maybe go for a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that won’t blow your budget).
In Hull, motorists drive on the left-hand side of the road. That means the steering wheel is on the right-hand side. If you’ve chosen a manual transmission rental vehicle, you’ll be changing gears with your left hand.
It’s relatively easy to find a car space in Hull, although it can be hard to get a spot in the biggest and busiest streets. Booking a hotel that has on-site parking will make things easier.
As with many places, the roads are generally busy in the rush hours before and after work. However, due to its smaller population of roughly 302,300, traffic gridlock isn’t much of an issue in Hull.
While motoring around the streets of Hull, keep in mind that the speed limits range from 30mph to 70mph. Residential zones are 30mph unless stated otherwise.
Usually, your chosen car rental company will charge the amount fined to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact information to the relevant local law enforcement agency so they can send a fine to you directly.
It is illegal to use your cell phone while driving around Hull, and you may also be fined for simply handling your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your eyes remain on the road.
When behind the wheel in Hull, it’s illegal to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.08%. Planning to have a couple of glasses of wine with lunch or dinner? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
No. In Hull, red equals stop, with no exceptions. When nearing traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.
Yes, so buckle up. However, there are a few exceptions for vehicles operated by public transportation systems.