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

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Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Rye

$20 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone, Bus Station 16|Gold
  2. Take the bus from Folkestone, Bus Station to Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) 102|the Wave

$21

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canterbury to Rye 33.6 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to Rye 33.6 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Rye is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Rye is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to Rye. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station and arriving at Rye, Bowling Green via Folkestone, Bus Station and Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to Rye. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Rye via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Rye is 27 miles. The road distance is 33.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Rye without a car is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £14 - £22.

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It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Canterbury to Rye, including transfers.

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Canterbury to Rye bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station.

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Canterbury to Rye train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury West station.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Rye is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £14 - £22. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Rye.
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  • Distance: 27.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Canterbury to Rye via Ashford International in around 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Rye via Folkestone, Bus Station and Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone, Bus Station to Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Rye
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk

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Canterbury to Rye bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to Rye is 34 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Canterbury to Rye.

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