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Car Hire in Hull

This city in the East Riding of Yorkshire rests upon the River Hull, at its confluence with the Humber estuary, 25 miles inland from the North Sea. It is the principal port of England's east coast, with an economy that grew up initially around wool, wine, whaling and fishing, but later developed as an industrial centre.

Yet, recently, a lot has changed in Hull. Named as the UK City of Culture 2017, the town has seen some wonderful redevelopment of its waterfront and old town districts. There has been a cultural renaissance in its Fruit Market area, around Humber Street, as derelict buildings have been reclaimed as artists' studios and performance spaces.

There’s still plenty of industrial heritage on display alongside some fine Victorian civic architecture. These are joined by the new cultural spaces, a clutch of fascinating museums and one of Britain's best aquariums. The Deep aquarium is housed in a stunningly futuristic building with an underwater viewing tunnel and hands-on displays. In the old town’s Museums Quarter, the Streetlife Museum focuses on modes of transport, while Wilberforce House, the birthplace of William Wilberforce, documents the abolition of the slave trade.

While there’s much to explore in the city itself, when you hire a car in Hull you’ll find a number of other attractions within very easy reach if you rent a car.

Cheap Car Hire in Hull

Thanks to Expedia’s network of car hire providers, when you hire a car in Hull you can select from a range of convenient pickup locations, whether you are arriving by bus, at the train station or by air.

The closest airport to Hull is Humberside Airport, an international airport situated in Kirmington, North Lincolnshire. With flights arriving from within the UK and Europe, you will land a short 15-mile drive from Hull on the A18.

You can book to hire a car in Hull online. Simply plug in the dates you need the car for and let us know where it is most convenient to pick your car up from. We will provide you with all the latest deals on car hire in Hull from our network of providers. We offer a wide range of car options, from mini-class run-arounds to spacious SUVs, and you can quickly find the best price on the perfect car for your trip.

Where To Visit When You Rent a Car in Hull

With the East Riding and the rest of Yorkshire an easy drive away you won’t be short of places to visit.

It’s a 40-mile drive to the medieval city of York. Huge 13 th century walls surround an intricate web of narrow, medieval streets. At their heart lies the awe-inspiring York Minster, one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world.

There are many opportunities to learn more about York's long history and Viking heritage in its museums. Contemporary comforts are not forgotten either, with an array of shops, restaurants, cafes and traditional pubs.

Head north along the coast and Scarborough offers all the trappings of a classic seaside resort, but it is also reinventing itself as a cultural hub. Take its Victorian spa, which has now been redeveloped as a conference and entertainment centre. Or the sprawling former museum that is now filled with studio spaces for artists. And if you are travelling with kids, visit the vast new water park for some wet and wild fun.

Shellfish lovers should make the short drive to Bridlington, 25 miles north of Hull. Its sea fishing port and working harbour are highly rated locally for the variety of shellfish that is on offer here.

It takes just over an hour to drive west from Hull to Leeds. In the Victoria Quarter of this city you can shop ‘til you drop. Its home to the first Harvey Nichols outside of London, and its historic shopping arcades have been beautifully redeveloped. Within them you will find more than 70 luxury shops, with plenty of attractive cafes should those feet begin to ache.

Near to Leeds is Saltaire, a Victorian model village built by the philanthropist Sir Titus Salt for his mill workers. A Unesco World Heritage Site, its small terraced cottages cluster around Salts Mill, which houses one of the world’s largest collections of Hockney artwork.

Other Yorkshire attractions to consider when you hire a car in Hull include Yorkshire Sculpture Park (for your fill of Henry Moore), Farndale Daffodil Walk (to wander lonely as a crowd) and Whitby Abbey (for its brooding sense of gothic menace).

And, of course, there’s miles and miles of those Yorkshire Dales.

Where Will Car Hire in Hull Take You?

From rampaging Vikings to abundant daffodils, there are many places that are easily accessible when you rent a car in Hull. Where will you go?

FAQs for car hire in Hull

What’s the best price car rental in Hull?

In the past 7 days the lowest priced car rental is £13 in Hull.

What’s the average car rental price in Hull?

On average, car rentals in Hull are £16.

Why should I book a car rental with Expedia?

When booking a rental car via Expedia you can easily compare a wide range of the most popular car hire companies and select the best option for you. There are no extra costs and no cancellation fees involved in booking a rental car with Expedia.

How do I book a car rental with Expedia?

You can book a car rental on Expedia either online or over the phone. You may have the option to reserve now and pay now, or to reserve now and pay later. The payment option will be indicated at time of booking. To collect Expedia+ rewards points for your car rental, sign in to your account before you book or create an account on the Payment page.

Are there any additional costs when cancelling a rental car?

Most rental car bookings are eligible for a full refund regardless of when you cancel with Expedia. Not all prepaid bookings qualify for a refund. Review your itinerary for details. If your prepaid booking qualifies for a refund, your booking must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up for the refund. If you return your prepaid car rental early, you will not be refunded for any unused time.

How can I cancel my car booking through Expedia?

To cancel your car booking, sign in or enter your email address and itinerary number. Then select Find itinerary. Under Manage Booking, select Cancel Reservation, then CANCEL THIS RESERVATION. Most prepaid car rental bookings are non-refundable. Pre-paid bookings must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up to be eligible for a full refund. To change or cancel a car hire that you booked as part of a holiday, please contact us.

Should I book a rental car online before arriving or directly in Hull?

Booking your car from home with Expedia ensures thay you can choose the type of car. You can also compare the different offers and additional services in advance to get the best offer for you. Upon arrival you only need to collect the keys before beginning your trip. In addition, you do not have to start searching for a suitable provider after arriving or reading the terms and conditions at the counter. This will save you a lot of stress.

What insurance should I choose for my rental car?

A comprehensive insurance is a good choice to avoid unpleasant surprises. That way you can enjoy your stay carefree and explore the area with your rental car.

Do I have to pay my rental car in advance?

We have a couple different options when it comes to paying for your car rental. Read on and see which is best for you. Reserve now, pay now: This option allows you to reserve your car rental and prepay at the time of booking. You’ll need a credit card to prepay, and can apply Expedia Rewards points to cover all or some of the booking cost. While some car rental companies may let you pay with a debit card, the driver still needs to present a valid credit card to cover the deposit upon pick-up. Reserve now, pay later: This option lets you reserve your rental car without paying in advance. When you get to the pick-up spot, just have whoever's driving present a valid credit card to pay the cost in full. The car rental company will also place a hold on your credit card in the amount of the car rental deposit.

What do I have to pay attention to when hiring a car?

When picking up your rental car, check for scratches or dents on the vehicle. Inspect the car carefully, make sure to take notes of potential damage and let the vendor know before driving off.

Where can I find car rentals in Hull?

Rental car companies can usually be found at airports and various locations in the city centre.