Driving Theory Test Centres in Hull

Finding Hull theory test centre shouldn’t be too hard—it’s situated right in the heart of the city. This central location means it’s well-connected in terms of transport and there are plenty of local amenities for people to enjoy. Whether you’re from Hull itself, or anywhere in and around East Yorkshire, this is a solid choice for a test centre. Keep reading to find out directions, pass rates, parking information and much more!


Second Floor, Utility House 32-36 Prospect Street Hull East Yorkshire HU2 8PX

Phone Number

0333 200 1122 Please note: no direct phone number is available for this theory test centre.


Arriving at Hull Theory Test Centre

By public transport

As it’s right in the city centre, getting to your test should be quite easy, even if you don’t have a car. If you’re taking the train, it’s only a 4-minute walk from Hull train station to the test centre. That’s less than half a mile!

Fancy taking the bus instead? You won’t be short of options. The closest stop to the centre is Prospect Street. This is just a 1-minute walk to the test centre, so you don't have far to go.

To get more information on transport in Hull, like timetables and routes, head over to the Hull City Council website.

By car

If you’re ditching the public transport option and travelling by car, it couldn’t be simpler. Type HU2 8PX into your sat nav and follow the directions. You’ll eventually find yourself on either the A165, Ferensway or A63 (maybe even all three!)—making your way to Prospect Street from these major roads shouldn’t take too long.  


The bad news is that there’s no parking available at the centre itself (this is quite common with test centres). Not to worry, however—there are some great options very close by. You can try Pryme Street car park first, from which it is a very quick 3-minute walk to your test. It’s a reasonable £3 for 2 hours of parking. Alternatively, you could also try St Stephen's car park. It’s a 7-minute walk from the test centre and charges just £2 for 2 hours!

Pass Rates by Year

Hull theory test centre’s pass rate has always been fairly high, though as you can see, in the last few years it has dipped just below the national average. Don’t use these rates as an indication of how well you are likely to do in the theory test if you choose to take it here. The test is exactly the same no matter where in the country you take it, so the end result is down to you!

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
48.1% 47.0% 47.5% 45.9% 46.2% 52.4%  51.9% 

Guides and Tips

Studying seriously for your theory test is the best way to ensure a pass. You don’t have to do it all alone, though—there are plenty of helpful resources out there to make the learning process easier. We highly recommend making use of revision tools and study aids. Here are a few great options:

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Nearby Theory Test Centres


Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the best ways to set yourself up for a successful test day. A rested head is usually a clear head, after all! If you’re not from the Hull area and are worried about spending the morning of your test rushing around in an attempt to not be late, it might be an idea to spend the night before your test in one of Hull’s many hotels. We’ve scoured the area and picked out a few of the best options. Check them out below.

Holiday Inn Express Hull City Centre★★★☆☆

For a one night stay, you can’t go far wrong with a Holiday Inn. With free Wifi, plush bedding and satellite TV in every room, you’ll have everything you need for a fun and relaxed evening. Plus, some breakfast options are included, so in the morning you can fuel up for the test without breaking the bank. Win!

The White Hart Hotel★★★☆☆

If you fancy something with more of a local touch, give The White Hart a go. This recently refurbished pre-war pub has 5 tastefully decorated rooms that all include free WiFi. Pop down to the pub itself for a cheeky tipple and maybe even a nice meal, before heading up to your room to catch some shut eye. Everything you need is under one roof.

Ibis Hull City Centre Hotel★★☆☆☆

Those who are watching the pennies might prefer to opt for the budget-friendly Ibis. They provide clean, comfortable rooms at a bargain price. Close to a range of shops and bars, you certainly won’t be short of things to do. If you prefer staying in to going out, you also have the option of the on-site bar.

Places to Celebrate

Finished the test and ready to paint the town red? Or maybe just have a sneaky pint before catching your train? Either way, you’ll find something to tickle your fancy in Hull. Here are a few places to check out if you have time:

The Dram Shop

First up, just a 2-minute walk from the theory test centre, you’ll find this little gem. Serving up real ales and lively entertainment, this is one of the oldest pubs in Hull. It’s only a 2-minute walk from the test centre—would be rude not to!

The Three John Scotts

Part of the JD Wetherspoon group, this large, family-friendly pub provides everything you would expect from the chain. Great prices, yummy food and lots of space in which to relax and unwind. If you’re lucky enough to be in Hull on a nice day, you could even try out the beer garden!

Service Station

No, this isn’t a basic service station. In fact, it’s a trendy wine and cocktail bar. Inside there’s a sophisticated yet casual atmosphere, where you can sample one of the many delights from their extensive drinks menu. If you find it hard to choose, one of their friendly staff members will be happy to help!

What Happens Next?

The Hull theory test centre is one of the most convenient options for learners living in the East Yorkshire area. With great transport links, reasonably consistent pass rates and lots of places in the surrounding area to grab a drink or snack, it should provide everything you need.

Successfully completed the theory test and ready to move on? Get ready—it’s time for the practical test. Use you theory test pass certificate number to book a driving test at your local centre. If you’re based in or around Hull, the closest practical test centres are Hull itself and Bridlington.

Not quite there yet? Failing isn’t that big of a deal, so don’t stress. Get back on that horse and book yourself in for another test as soon as possible. Keep in mind that the DVSA requires you to leave a break of 3 working days between theory tests. Slot in some extra revision and keep your fingers crossed for next time!

No matter where you are in your driving journey, PassMeFast can help you get that licence in no time. Whether you need driving lessons, a test, or both, our team can organise it all. You can peruse all of our courses online. There’s something for everyone—from complete beginners to those just looking for a quick refresher.

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