Ferry Hull ⇆ Rotterdam

Get ready for an incredible ferry trip from Hull to Rotterdam! Find out all you need to know about the times and the timetables:

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ to πŸ‡³πŸ‡± : Hull to Rotterdam timetable
πŸ‡³πŸ‡± to πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ : Rotterdam to Hull timetable

We also provide guidance about the ports, parking at Hull, special deals, and essential tips for a smooth trip across the North Sea.Β 

This crossing in a nutshell

For tourists who want to journey between the Netherlands and England, the Hull Rotterdam ferry route is a popular choice. When you take a ferry from Hull to Rotterdam, you can easily travel to other cities like Amsterdam, Paris,Β and Brussels.

All ferry crossings are displayed in local times. So departure from Hull is at 20:30 locally. (GMT+0) Departure from Rotterdam is at 21:00 Dutch time (GMT+1). So Hull-Rotterdam sailing is 11 hours long but will take you 10 hours. Rotterdam to Hull is 11 hours sailing time but will take 12 hours.


* Check the current prices with P&O Ferries.

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Hull to Rotterdam Timetable

Hull - RotterdamMonday - Friday: 20:30 Weekend: 20:30Monday - Friday: 08:15 Weekend: 09:00Monday - Friday: 19:00 Weekend: 19:00
Rotterdam - HullMonday - Friday: 21:00 Weekend: 20:30Monday - Friday: 07:30 Weekend: 08:00Monday - Friday: 19:00 Weekend: 19:00

Hull to Rotterdam ferry timetable

The ferry from Hull to Rotterdam departs daily at 8:30 pm and arrives in Rotterdam around 8:30 am, except on Fridays and Saturdays when the arrival time is half an hour later, at 9:00 am.

  • Monday: 8:30 pm – 8:30 am
  • Tuesday: 8:30 pm – 8:30 am
  • Wednesday: 8:30 pm – 8:30 am
  • Thursday: 8:30 pm – 8:30 am
  • Friday: 8:30 pm – 9:00 am
  • Saturday: 8:30 pm – 9:00 am
  • Sunday: 8:30 pm – 8:30 am

All ferry crossings in the timetables are displayed in local times. So departure from Hull is at 20:30 locally (GMT+0). Departure from Rotterdam is at 21:00 Dutch time (GMT+1).

So the Hull to Rotterdam sailing is 11 hours long, but when you arrive, it is 12 hours later.

Rotterdam to Hull takes 11 hours of sailing time, but according to the clock, it will take you 10 hours.

So when you leave from Hull to Rotterdam at 20:30 and arrive the following day at 8:30, in Rotterdam, it’s 9:30.

Be on time for check-in

It is important to depart well in advance. Check-in for vehicles closes 90 minutes before departure. Although many passengers find the check-in process 'quick' and 'smooth,' unexpected delays may occur. Especially during high season.

Rotterdam to Hull ferry timetable

The ferry from Rotterdam departs on weekdays at 9:00 pm (21:00) and arrives at 7:30 am. On weekends, the arrival time is the same, but the ferry departs half an hour earlier.Β 

In this case, the time in the timetable communicated is 09:00 pm / 21:00, which is Dutch time. So, if you convert this to UK time, you’ll leave from Rotterdam at 20:00 or 08:00 pm and arrive early at 06:30 am (GMT+0).

  • Monday: 9:00 pm – 7:30 am
  • Tuesday: 9:00 pm – 7:30 am
  • Wednesday: 9:00 pm – 7:30 am
  • Thursday: 9:00 pm – 7:30 am
  • Friday: 9:00 pm – 7:30 am
  • Saturday: 8:30 pm – 7:30 am
  • Sunday: 8:30 pm – 7:30 am
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πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ From Hull!

Your crossing starts at the Port of Hull. You can reach the port by car via the A63 towards Hull City Centre. If you’re using public transport, you can take advantage of a bus transfer or take the train via Hull Paragon train station. The ferry departs daily at 8:30 PM to Rotterdam.

to Rotterdam... πŸ‡³πŸ‡±

After approximately 12 hours, the ferry arrives in Rotterdam (Europoort Harbor), Netherlands. The city center of Rotterdam is about 38 kilometers away, which is approximately a 40-minute drive by car. If you want to continue your journey to Amsterdam, you can follow the A15. There are also bus transfers (From P&O) to Amsterdam Central.


Prices: This is what you pay for a ticket

The ticket prices for the crossing from Rotterdam to Hull depend on factors such as whether you are traveling with a vehicle. Additionally, with P&O Ferries, you have a choice of different cabins. From more affordable Standard Cabins to luxurious Club Cabins. Below is a good indication of the standard prices. Note: prices may vary for larger cars and caravans.
How? One-way fare Return fare Tickets
Footpassenger Β£125.50 (Standard 2 Bunk Inside) Β£256.00 (Standard 2 Bunk Inside) Tickets
Car Β£238.25 (Standard 2 Bunk Inside) Β£476.50 (Standard 2 Bunk Inside) Tickets
Motorhome Β£254.75 (Standard 2 Bunk Inside) Β£509.50 (Standard 2 Bunk Inside) Tickets

Budget Tip

If you have a limited budget, opt for the Standard Cabins. These cabins provide enough comfort to enjoy the journey.

expert notificationP&O Ferries receives a rating of 4 out of 5 stars for this specific crossing based on 933 reviews on TripAdvisor. Previous ferry travelers are particularly positive about the service, the staff, and the onboard food. According to some, the facilities at the port of Rotterdam could be improved. Additionally, waiting times can sometimes be quite long here. So, always be well-prepared and leave home on time.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes you can. On this crossing between the UK and the Netherlands, P&O ferries is sailing with a daily night crossing from Hull to Rotterdam.
Boarding starts around 17:30 for the ferry to Rotterdam. The restaurants and bars onboard the ferry will also open the doors to welcome you. Check-in closes at 90 minutes before departure. Departure is around 20:30 so check in closes around 19:00. The next morning you will arrive at 08:30 in the morning in Rotterdam.
The ferry to Rotterdam docks in Rotterdam Europort, from there it is still a small trip to for example the center of Rotterdam (35km / +/- 35 mins). Amsterdam and The Hague are also within an hour travelling.

Yes, there are restaurants and bars on board P&O Ferries vessels.

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