The former Magpie has signed a one-year deal with Steve Bruce's side this week.
The defender slash midfielder left St James's Park this summer after six and a half years at the club, despite finding some game time at the end of last season. He featured in just 106 games during that time, roughly 16 matches a season.
After spells at Tranmere, Wigan and on Tyneside, Taylor will now head to Yorkshire for a new challenge, and must be happy to have found a side likely to be one of the challengers in the Championship next season after signing for the Tigers.
Delighted to have signed for @HullCity Im now looking forward to getting started. Thanks for the kind messages and here's to a great season— Ryan Taylor (@TaylorR1984) July 27, 2015
Taylor, who is a set piece specialist, did manage 12 out of the last 13 fixtures of the season, having struggled with injuries for most of his Magpies career. Unfortunately for the Liverpudlian, that run of games coincided with a record of eight consecutive defeats for Newcastle, a spell of form that nearly got the club relegated.
As it turned out, Taylor's new side were the outfit that went down on the last day of the season, and the 30-year-old has now joined up with his former Wigan boss Steve Bruce on a short contract to see how he copes with the coming season. He joined the Tigers alongside Chesterfield midfielder Sam Clucas.