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Connections by Road

The East Riding of Yorkshire is perfectly situated for easy access to all of Britain’s motorways. Directly connecting the area with Leeds and the West Yorkshire business community, the A63 forms the eastern continuation of the M62. This enables smooth access to other bustling hubs of trade and commerce, including London and Edinburgh via the A1.

The Humber Bridge (once the world’s longest single-span suspension bridge) connects the East Riding to North Lincolnshire. Once across it, you’re within an easy drive of Grimsby and Lincoln and a short distance from Humberside Airport.

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Connections by Sea

The Humber is the busiest port complex in the UK, handling 65 million tonnes of cargo each year and supporting 33,000 jobs.

Sailing daily from Hull, P&O Ferries will take you to Rotterdam and back for a very affordable price. This presents an excellent opportunity for businesses that want to maintain a close link to the Netherlands and Europe as a whole. Once arrived, you’re also just an hour away from Amsterdam, making it a highly efficient route.

There are also multiple shipping companies operating in our region, offering safe, reliable and affordable freight services. If your business distributes products or materials by sea, setting up a base in the East Riding is a strategic move.

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Connections by Rail

Whether you’re taking your daily commute, attending a business event or visiting a client’s offices, you can easily travel to and from the East Riding via rail. Many towns throughout the region have regular services that are perfect for business owners and representatives who prefer to travel by train, ensuring easy movement from A to B.

Brough station is very well connected to London King’s Cross by almost 100 direct services each week, provided by award-winning operator Hull Trains. The station also offers multiple services through to Doncaster, Sheffield, Manchester and Leeds, ensuring that you can travel by rail to anywhere you need to be.

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Connections by Air

Humberside Airport is so close to the East Riding that you have the options of driving there and using its short/long stay car park or booking a short taxi journey. Regular flights are available to destinations such as Aberdeen and Amsterdam, which are key cities for business owners and delegates. Meanwhile, Doncaster Sheffield Airport and Leeds Bradford Airport are also in easy reach, giving access to many more destinations.

The nearest major international airport is Manchester Airport, accessed directly via the M62 motorway. Here, you have access to long-haul destinations such as Hong Kong, New York, Dubai and Singapore with airlines including British Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Delta.

This makes the East Riding an ideal place for working and living whilst having easy access to the rest of the world by air.

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