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How to get from Hull to Rotterdam by ferry ?

Looking for the perfect Hull to Rotterdam ferry ticket? You've come to the right place. Taking a ferry from Hull to Rotterdam is a convenient and enjoyable way to travel.

We know that planning a ferry trip from Hull to Rotterdam can be stressful, so we do our best to make your Hull to Rotterdam ferry booking as quick and easy as possible.

With Vivanoda, our easy to use platform, you can compare prices, routes and services of different ferry companies like P&O Ferries. This way you can find the best deal on a Hull Rotterdam ferry ticket to suit your needs and budget, whether you're travelling alone, as a couple or with your family.

Most P&O Ferries ships offer on-board facilities such as cabins, restaurants, shops, Wi-Fi and more. Often they also offer facilities for people with reduced mobility.

To find the best deals on ferries from Hull to Rotterdam simply enter your travel dates and start your search on Vivanoda.

Hull to Rotterdam Ferry Information

Port of departure
United Kingdom
Port of Arrival
237 mi
Ferry Companies
P&O Ferries
Frequency of crossings
7 crossings a week
Minimum crossing time
11 hours
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Ferry Hull Rotterdam: Fares, Timetables and Duration

To travel by ferry from Hull to Rotterdam, you'll find tickets range from £113 for one person if you're travelling without a car to £447 if you're travelling with your car. The average price we've seen on the Hull to Rotterdam route is £196. The average ferry crossing time from Hull to Rotterdam is 11 hours 11 min. The slowest ferries will take 11 hours 30 min to reach Rotterdam, while the fastest boats will arrive in Rotterdam in 11 hours. The first ferry leaves the port of Hull at 20:30.

Average price of a Hull to Rotterdam ferry crossing
Price range of ferries Hull Rotterdam (Lowest price for 1 passenger and highest price for 1 passenger and a car)
£113 - £447
Average crossing time Hull Rotterdam
11 hours 11 min
Departure time of first ferry to Rotterdam
Arrival time of first ferry to Rotterdam
Arrival time of last ferry to Rotterdam

Why travel by ferry from Hull to Rotterdam?

Whether you're travelling alone, as a couple or with the family, a Hull to Rotterdam ferry can be a convenient and enjoyable option for getting to Rotterdam. Here are 3 reasons why we think a ferry from Hull to Rotterdam is an ideal way to travel.

To get some sea air
The health benefits of the sea have long been proven. During the Hull-Rotterdam crossing, access the outside areas of the P&O Ferries ship to take a deep breath of air. The fresh sea air and the waves that rock the ferry will soothe you instantly. You'll arrive in Rotterdam feeling perfectly zen and energised.
No need to worry about travelling with your bike
Travelling with your bike on a train, plane or bus is often a nightmare because it is so cumbersome to carry. However, on a ferry, you don't have this problem: your bike is loaded directly into the ship's huge garage. You leave it there for the duration of the Hull-Rotterdam crossing in complete safety and without fear of it being damaged. You will find it when you disembark on your arrival in Rotterdam.
Enjoy a very attentive staff
Throughout the journey from Hull to Rotterdam, a professional and helpful crew will be on hand to assist you. They will orient you in the ship, guide you to your cabin, serve you in the restaurant and answer any questions you may have. An information desk is almost always located on the main deck of the ship.

Which companies operate between Hull and Rotterdam?

If you want to travel between Hull and Rotterdam by ferry, there are a number of companies to choose from including P&O Ferries who run regular services between the two cities. You can find out more about the different shipping companies on this route and their departure times here.

P&O Ferries Hull Rotterdam
P&O Ferries
P&O Ferries is an English company based in Dover. It is listed on Vivanoda which is a comparator allowing you to find a cheap P&O Ferries Hull Rotterdam crossing. On Vivanoda, you can compare Hull-Rotterdam fares and book a P&O Ferries ticket between Hull and Rotterdam. P&O Ferries operates 7 crossings a week to Rotterdam from Hull and the journey time is 11 hours. More information about P&O Ferries
11 hours
7 crossings a week

Where do the ferries leave from in Hull? Where do the boats arrive in Rotterdam?

Port of departure in Hull

P&O Ferries ferries depart for Rotterdam from the following ports in Hull:

Hull Ferry Terminal

Port of arrival in Rotterdam

P&O Ferries ships arrive in Rotterdam from the following ports:

Rotterdam Ferry Terminal
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If you take a ferry from Hull to Rotterdam, it will take you at least 11 hours to cover the 237 mi between Hull and Rotterdam.

This often depends on the season (there are fewer crossings between Hull and Rotterdam in winter) and the ferry company (P&O Ferries). There are currently 7 crossings a week between Hull and Rotterdam.

There are 1 ferry companies operating between Hull and Rotterdam: P&O Ferries.

Yes, absolutely, direct crossings are offered by P&O Ferries.

Before booking, compare the prices of P&O Ferries on our website Vivanoda. Then book the crossing of your choice easily and securely on our partner's website.

If you want to change or cancel your Hull Rotterdam ferry booking, you can do so easily by contacting our partner who manages your booking. Please note that, depending on the fare conditions, some tickets are non-refundable or non-changeable. It is important to take this into account when booking your ticket.

During your crossing between Hull and Rotterdam, you will travel 237 mi.

To go by boat from Hull to Rotterdam, you can find prices ranging from £113 for the lowest, to £447 for the highest. The average price we observed was £196.

The first ferry leaves Hull at 20:30 for Rotterdam.

Your Hull to Rotterdam ferry experience

If you have never been on a ferry before, it is difficult to imagine what a day at sea between Hull and Rotterdam would be like. We will therefore describe this unique travel experience, from embarkation in Hull to disembarkation in Rotterdam, in order to help you better project yourself into the maritime world of P&O Ferries. You will also find practical information about Hull and Rotterdam.

Departure from Hull by ferry

Here are the steps to embark before your Hull Rotterdam ferry journey begins:

  • Presentation at the port of Hull / You should arrive in the port of Hull well in advance. Please check this with your P&O Ferries company. After this period, the company is entitled to refuse you boarding.
  • Checking in for the Hull - Rotterdam crossing / Go to the P&O Ferries desk at Hull ferry terminal to check in with your passport or ID card and your booking number. If you are travelling by car, please stand in the reserved lanes. Check-in will take place directly from your vehicle.
  • Boarding the ferry to Rotterdam / From the Hull ferry terminal you will be invited to board the ferry by the voice messages broadcast. In your vehicle, P&O Ferries staff will proceed with boarding line by line. Wait patiently for your turn.

On board the ship between Hull and Rotterdam

During the crossing, everyone can use the services on the P&O Ferries ship as they wish. Some will want to relax in one of the reclining lounges, others will want to make the most of all the services offered on board or simply enjoy the view of the sea from the ship's deck.

Ferry arrival in Rotterdam

Here is some information for the disembarkation in Rotterdam:

  • Approaching Rotterdam Harbour / You will be allowed to return to the ship's garage once the ferry has docked. There is no need to rush. If you want to wait, we recommend that you watch the entry into Rotterdam Harbour from the outer decks.
  • Vacate your cabin. / You will need to vacate your cabin approximately half an hour before arrival in Rotterdam Harbour.
  • Leaving the ship and exploring Rotterdam / Driving out of the ship's garage is fairly quick. Pedestrian passengers get off the boat even faster. The customs staff at Rotterdam harbour can give you a check. Finally, your stay in Rotterdam begins in earnest!


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