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Current offers Hull

Economy
Economy
e.g. Fiat 500 Or similar
Fiat 500
from 115 $/day
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Fiat 500
from 133 $/day
Economy
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Fiat 500
from 115 $/day
Economy
  • Without excess
Fiat 500
from 133 $/day
Compact
Compact
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FiatTipo
from 129 $/day
Compact
  • All-round carefree package
FiatTipo
from 147 $/day
Compact
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FiatTipo
from 129 $/day
Compact
  • Without excess
FiatTipo
from 147 $/day
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Intermediate
e.g. Skoda Octavia Or similar
Skoda Octavia
from 153 $/day
Minivan
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Ford Focus Estate
from 192 $/day
7 seater
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VW Sharan
from 424 $/day
SUV
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Nissan Qashqai or similar
from 216 $/day
Premium class
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VolvoV90
from 328 $/day
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Exploring the flair of Hull in a rental car

The exploration of Hull and its surroundings is easiest when you decide to do it in a rental car. With DriveBoo, you can easily compare different car rental offers and book your rental car directly online. Hull enjoys a stunning location on the north bank of the River Humber, approximately 25 miles from the North Sea. The city was established in the 12th century by the monks of Meaux Abbey who needed a port for their wool exportation.

Hull’s medieval character can be still explored today. It offers a wide range of world-class attractions, which are a magnet for many tourists visiting England. The city offers also a wide variety of outdoor activities, which will cater to the needs of even the most demanding visitors. A popular university town and cultural spot, Hull was granted the title of the UK City of Culture for 2017.

Where is it possible to rent a car in Hull?

In Hull, you have a wide choice of car hire companies all over the city. However, if you are arriving in the region by plane, the easiest way to equip yourself with a rental car is at the airport. The nearest airport to Hull is Humberside Airport (HUY), located 21 miles (34 km) from the city center.

Renting your vehicle at the airport will allow you to start your journey around England’s attractions immediately!

Travelling around Hull with a rental car – the most important rules:

  • England, contrary to most European countries, has left-hand traffic
  • Those who feel uncomfortable driving on the left should head towards less frequented roads and try their hand at driving there.
  • All drivers in England must be at least 18 years of age and be holders of a valid driving licence in order to rent a vehicle.
  • Seatbelts are obligatory for all passengers.

What are the speed limits for cars in England?

Type of road Maximum speed in mph Maximum speed in km/h
Motorway 70 mph 112 km/h
Built-up areas 30 mph 48 km/h
Single carriageway 60 mph 96 km/h

Discover the Highlights of Hull with a rental car

The multiple tourist attractions of Hull can be easily reached with a rental car. The city offers a wide selection of interesting venues which are suitable for a variety of tourist types. It’s best to start your journey from the famous Museum Quarter, which is a must-see attraction for all lovers of history.

While in the Museum Quarter, you shouldn’t miss Hull’s historic harbour area. In the past, it stretched from the Humber to the Drypool Bridge. Today, you can explore the many beautiful yachts and ships docking in the harbour as well as enjoying for a pleasant stroll along its perimeter. Located in the former Dock Offices, the Hull Maritime Museum will bring you closer to the seafaring history of the city. It houses multiple interesting paintings, maps, models, and an array of fishing equipment pieces.

Historic High Street and Wilberforce House are the next must-see attractions on Hull’s map. The birthplace of William Wilberforce, a British politician and philanthropist, will take visitors on a tour back in time to the 18th and 19th centuries. A visit to the house will also give you a great insight into the story of the trans-Atlantic trade of slaves.

Car hire Hull - Attractions of the city

While driving around Hull in your rental car, you shouldn’t miss a trip across the Humber Bridge. It was opened in the second half of the 20th century and is the world’s second longest suspension bridge without columns. Be sure to take time out of your journey to admire the view from the pedestrian walkways spanning across both banks.

Another notable Hull attraction is the Deep. It features a large tank buried 33 feet underground. It’s Europe’s deepest aquarium, and here you can admire more than 6,500 different fish species, including rays and sharks.

Explore the surroundings of Hull with a rental car

Attractions outside of the city limits are just as interesting as those found in the heart of Hull. These can be easily reached with your rental car as well. Within easy reach of Hull, there are plenty of interesting cities waiting to be explored. Newcastle upon Tyne is the economic and cultural centre of North East England. The city is famous for its entertainment facilities, intriguing museums, and large shopping malls.

Those who would like to take in a selection of live music concerts and learn more about the history of the Beatles should head for Liverpool. Apart from being an industrial hub, the city has a variety of cultural attractions. It also offers a stunning port area, ideal for afternoon strolls. Sheffield is a great gateway for the exploration of the Peak District, and is a treasure trove of green areas and public parks. It enjoys the pleasant backdrop of the Derbyshire Hills and offers a wide variety of diverse entertainment venues.

A rental car is also ideal if you wish to take a trip out into the countryside around Hull. The extensive North York Moors National Park is home to many animal and bird species. It is also home to the country’s largest expanse of heather moorland. If the stunning open spaces of the national park are not enough to satisfy your needs, you should definitely visit the Peak District National Park. It offers great views and plenty of possibilities for outdoor activities. It became the United Kingdom’s first national park in 1951.

Destination Distance by car in miles Distance by car in kilometres Time
North York Moors National Park 48.3 miles 78 km 1 h 16 min
Newcastle upon Tyne 143 miles 230 km 2 h 25 min
Sheffield 66.6 miles 107 km 1 h 14 min
Liverpool 127 miles 204 km 2 h 22 min
Peak District National Park 71.3 miles 115 km 1 h 21 min

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