We caught the Hull Fair special bus service and it…

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We caught the Hull Fair special bus service and it…

We caught the Hull Fair special bus service and it was so easy
2021-10-15 19:58:00
All the fun of Hull Fair does come with a few drawbacks for those using the roads in the area around Walton Street and parking has been a well documented issue over the years. It is worth bearing mind that if you are heading to the final day of the fair in 2021 that there are a few transport options out there that get you to your destination without the fuss of shoving your car onto a verge nearby. For the latest traffic and travel headlines, click here. Among these is the Hull Fair bus service which is added to the timetable with the bonus of getting you to Walton Street in good time. Hull Live has been at the fair this week and decided to check out the special service to see if it was as easy to use as it first appears. The one downside was being left baffled at the departures board (Image: Hull live) The streets around the area of Hull Fair have resident-only parking zones, with the few spare spaces filling up very quickly. Drivers are advised to use the park and ride facilities on offer. Alternatively you could park somewhere a bit further away and make your way in via the Paragon Interchange where the Hull Fair bus service will take you straight to the Anlaby Road entrance. Is it easy to find? I would say unfortunately no, on arriving at the interchange I couldn't find the service listed on the departures board and ended up hanging around the bay listed online in the hope that it turned up. For the latest Hull Live headlines direct to your inbox, click here. But, it did turn up. At bay 8 which is usually used for the Boothferry Estate service, a bus with Hull Fair the only destination on the front arrived only five minutes after I'd arrived. Helpfully a member of staff bellowed “Hull Fair only” to those waiting near to stop so I knew I wasn't seeing things and this was repeated when boarding to check that no one had gone to the wrong service. The fare to the fair is £1.40 for a single and it set off around five minutes after arriving at the bay. Being on a bus full of fairgoers gives you a good little dose of pre-fair atmosphere with people excitedly talking about their plans for the day or for the evening. Our journey took seven minutes from the interchange to the stop right outside the fair on Anlaby Road, gliding past the traffic stuck in the lane beside us. There are dedicated bus stops close to the fair entrances with marshals in duty to help passengers. For the latest traffic news in your area enter your postcode below The other main services people might catch to the Fair include: Serv

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