Rapid antigen tests for passengers at Hull port

Last updated: 22nd July 2021


The Netherlands classifies the UK as a very high risk country with a variant of concern, therefore at current travel to the Netherlands is for essential purposes only.


Travellers (regardless of vaccination status) aged 13 and over arriving from the UK via ferry must abide by one of the following two options:


  • show a negative rapid test result taken no more than 24 hours before departure and no more than 48 hours before arrival in the Netherland


or show the following 2 test results:

  • a negative PCR test result taken no more than 72 hours before arrival in the Netherlands or a negative antigen test result taken no more than 48 hours before arrival in the Netherlands;


  • a negative rapid test result taken no more than 24 hours before departure.


Mandatory self-quarantine of 10 days also applies to travellers aged 13 and over arriving in the Netherlands from the UK. 


Testing at Hull Port

To streamline your travel plans, we are able to provide rapid antigen coronavirus tests at the port of Hull. This service will be available every day of the week between 2pm and 6pm.

Test results can take up to 30 minutes, please allow an extra 90 minutes prior to checking in and arrive no later than 6pm to guarantee results before check-in closes.

The tests cost £29 plus VAT (total payable £34.80) and are available until 17th August 2021.


On arrival at the port, you will be directed to the building where your test will be carried out. If your test result is negative you can continue on to check-in.


Those with a positive test result will not be able to travel and will be directed to a hotel accepting positive coronavirus cases in Bradford if they’re unable to return home.


We are really pleased to be able to support our valued freight customers and essential workers through offering this testing service.

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