Everything about the port in Rotterdam
The ferry to Hull departs daily from Rotterdam. On this page you will find out everything about the port and the possibilities in Rotterdam regarding the crossing to Hull.
Rotterdam Haven (Europoort)
3198 LG Europoort
(P&O Ferries port number 5805)
Phone number: 0031 107 145 464
How do you get to the port?
P&O Europoort is located approximately 40 kilometers from the center of Rotterdam. By car it takes about 40 minutes from the center. You can travel partly by public transport, but no buses go directly to the port: you must use the direct bus transfers offered by P&O Ferries.
You can easily reach the port of Rotterdam Europoort via the A15. This is about a 40-minute drive from the center of Rotterdam. You can park your car for free in a parking garage at the terminal in Europoort.
By bus (Public Transport)
From Rotterdam CS a bus leaves at the Eurolines bus stop at 5 p.m. At Amsterdam CS there is also a bus leaving at 5 p.m. from bus stop H3. Please note: You must reserve a bus ticket in advance via P&O Ferries.
By train (Public Transport)
It is best to travel via Rotterdam CS or Amsterdam CS if you want to travel by train. There are direct buses to Rotterdam Haven Europoort from both stations. See the block traveling by bus for specific bus stop information.
Please note: there is no public transport to or from the terminal in Europoort. Bus transfers can be booked online and are available from Europoort to Amsterdam and Rotterdam. The bus leaves the port at 9:15 AM (Mon-Fri) and 9:45 AM (Sat-Sun). The bus stop in Amsterdam is Piet Heinkade 95 Bushaltestelle and for Rotterdam the Conradstraat stop is just next to Rotterdam Central Station. The bus departs Amsterdam at 5:00 PM and Rotterdam at 5:00 PM from the same stops as mentioned above.
Timetable/schedule: arrival and departure times
From the Port of Rotterdam the ferry to Hull departs from 9:00 PM on weekdays and from 8:30 PM on weekends. The boat arrives at Hull Harbor every day at around 7:30 am.
- 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
⚠️ Be on time with check-in! Check-in at P&O Ferries closes 90 minutes before departure. Leave well in time for the port of Rotterdam Europoort.
Parking at P&O Ferries Rotterdam
Are you traveling to the port of Rotterdam by car, but do you want to board the ferry as a foot passenger? Then you can park your car at the P&O Ferries terminal in Europoort.
Free parking available
There is ample parking at the terminal in Europoort. And this is free too! We rarely see this at ports.
Please note that the port of Rotterdam has few facilities. There is only a coffee machine and a soft drink machine and these only work with coins. There is no possibility to exchange notes in the port.
Arrival in Hull
After approximately 12 hours of travel, you will arrive in the port of Hull in the morning. By car you can travel in various directions via the A63 to, for example, York and Leeds (northern) or to cities such as Manchester (west) and London (south).
Without a car? You can take a taxi from the port to the center of Hull. This costs around £9 (about €10). A bus transfer to and from the terminal is also possible via Hull Cars*. You will be picked up at the reception in the terminal.
* Om de terugreis naar de terminal te regelen via Hull Cars, kun je bellen op 0044 (0)1482 828282 om een ophaaltijd te regelen. Dit kan tot uiterlijk 17.00 uur vanaf de taxistandplaats bij Paragon Interchange (tegenover het St. Stephen’s winkelcentrum).
Frequently Asked Questions
The ferry to Hull from P&O Ferries departs from port number 5805. Pay close attention to the signs when you enter Europoort.
No, there is no public transport to and from the terminal in Europoort. From Rotterdam CS a bus leaves at the Eurolines bus stop at 5 p.m. You must reserve this bus transfer in advance. This can be done online here.
You can park your car for free at the terminal in Europoort.
To travel to Hull city center by car, follow the signs for Hull City Center. Not traveled by car? Then you can take a taxi from the port. This costs about 10 euros. You can choose to travel to the center by bus transfer. You must arrange this in advance with Hull Cars via telephone number 0044 (0)1482 828282.