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There are 4 ways to get from Dover to Rye by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Rye

$23 - $33

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Bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Dover Priory station to Rye, Railway Station 102 - the Wave

$11 - $15

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Taxi  •  41m

  1. Take a taxi from Dover to Rye 35.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  41m

  1. Drive from Dover to Rye 35.3 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Dover to Rye is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Rye is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dover Priory station station and arriving at Rye, Railway Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Rye. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Rye via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.

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The distance between Dover and Rye is 28 miles. The road distance is 35.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Dover to Rye without a car is to train which takes 1h 19m and costs £17 - £26.

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It takes approximately 1h 19m to get from Dover to Rye, including transfers.

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Dover to Rye bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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Dover to Rye train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Dover Priory station.

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The best way to get from Dover to Rye is to train which takes 1h 19m and costs £17 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 2h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Rye.
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  • Distance: 28.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 19m

What companies run services between Dover, England and Rye, East Sussex, England?

You can take a train from Dover to Rye via Ashford International in around 1h 19m. Alternatively, Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Dover to Rye hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 2h 20m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dover Priory station to Rye, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Other operators
Taxi from Dover to Rye
Ave. Duration
41m
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Dover to Rye bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Rye, Railway Station.

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Dover to Rye train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Rye station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dover to Rye is 35 miles. It takes approximately 41m to drive from Dover to Rye.

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