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Increased bus services, frequency and timings announced for Hull Fair

23 Sep 2019

·     30% increase to Stagecoach East Midland’s services at busiest times to meet extra demand

·     Additional journeys and later bus departures on Park & Ride and local services 


Stagecoach East Midlands today released details of its increased services to Hull Fair. 


From 4 October to 12 October, a third more buses will operate at the busiest times on the Park and Ride services at Humber Bridge and Priory Park as well as those from Kingswood, Bransholme and East Hull. 


Buses will run up to every 10-15 minutes. 


This will be the ninth year that Stagecoach has provided alternative transport options to the popular event to help ease congestion and cope with the increased demand of one of Europe’s largest travelling funfairs.


Service numbers 3, 7, 7a, 10, 10a, 11, 11a 12, 12a will run regularly to Hull Fair with buses from 1600-1900 Monday to Friday and from 1300-1900 on Saturday. Shuttle buses are also available from Hull Interchange Bay 4 via Park Street up until 1930. 


To accommodate those enjoying the delights of the Fair, later services will operate this year leaving up to 2315hrs from Anlaby Road / West Park. 


Fares start from £3.50 for an adult return ticket, £9 for a family ticket for up to 2 adults and 3 children, £1.80 for children under 11 and £2.30 for children aged 11-16. Passengers can also take advantage of travelling with a friend and purchase a Duo return for £5.25. The shuttle bus service is free for those travelling with a return ticket purchased on other services. 


Matt Cranwell, Managing Director, Stagecoach East Midlands said: “The Hull Fair is a huge historic event in the Hull calendar and one that attracts visitors from around the world. We are proud to be able to support and facilitate convenient transport in and out of the Fair for local residents and tourists. 


“This year we have increased our services and changed our scheduling to include later buses departing from the Fair, with many of our regular services running more frequently to help our passengers enjoy all that the Fair has to offer.”


Councillor Dave Craker, Portfolio Holder for Culture, Leisure and Tourism, said: “We would encourage anyone planning to visit the Fair to use the extra services provided by Stagecoach East Midlands which go to and from the Fair right across the city with a Park n Ride service also operating from Priory Park and Humber Bridge carparks. This great family event is always a highlight on the community calendar and we would like to thank Stagecoach for increasing their services to accommodate the Fair.”


Increased Services to Hull Fair

Friday 4 October until Saturday 12 October (not including Sunday 6 October)‚Äč

Buses to Hull Fair from Kingswood, Bransholme and East Hull 

1600 until 1900 Monday to Friday 

1300 until 1900 Saturday


3          Bilton Grange - Greatfield - Annandale Rd - Preston Rd - Holderness Rd- Interchange - Spring Bank - Hull Fair
(hop off on Chanterlands near Spring Bank entrance to the Fair)
up to every 10/15 minutes

3          Orchard Park - Hall Rd -  Hull Rd - Bricknell Avenue - Hull Fair
(hop off on Chanterlands near Spring Bank entrance to the Fair)
up to every 10/15 minutes


7 7a           Kingswood - Kingswood Health Centre - Pioneer Way - Pennine Way - Bodmin Rd - Bransholme Centre - Sutton Park - Beverley Road - Interchange - Hull Fair
up to every 30 minutes


10 10a         North Bransholme - Bodmin Rd - Bransholme Centre - Holwell Road - Sutton Road - Leads Road - Stoneferry - Interchange - Hull Fair
up to every 15 minutes


11 11a        Kingswood - Bodmin Rd - Tiverton Rd - Bransholme Centre - Midmere Avenue - Spring Cottage - Bellfield Avenue - Holderness Road - Interchange - Hull Fair
up to every 15 minutes


12 12a        Bransholme - Noddle Hill Way - Sutton Village - Gillshill Road - Summergangs Road - Holderness Road - Interchange - Hull Fair
up to every 15 minutes


Fair Shuttle buses to Hull Fair via Park Street run regularly from Hull Interchange Bay 4
1645 until 1930 Monday to Friday 

1345 until 1930 Saturday


Adult £3.50 rtn            Children under 11 £1.80 rtn*       Children 11-16 £2.30 rtn 

£5.25 Duo** rtn          £9 Family***

Shuttle bus free with return ticket purchased on other services or

Adult single £1.40

Child single £1.30

* when accompanied by a fare paying adult

**two people travelling together

*** 2 adults and up to 3 children