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There are 5 ways to get from Dieppe to Rye by car ferry, taxi, train, bus, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Car ferry, taxi  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port To Newhaven
  2. Take a taxi from Newhaven Ferry Port to Rye

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Dieppe to Rouen 742
  2. Take the bus from Rouen to Lille 712 / ...
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£125 - £377

3 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port To Newhaven
  2. Take the train from Lewes to Hastings

Train  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the train from Dieppe to Rouen Rive Droite Ter
  2. Take the train from Rouen Rive Droite to Lille Flandres Ter
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£142 - £429

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Dieppe to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone

£152 - £162

Dieppe to Rye by car ferry and train

The journey time between Dieppe and Rye is around 9h 41m and covers a distance of around 125 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 46m. Services are operated by DFDS Seaways and Southern Service. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 41m
Fastest journey time:
6h 46m
Journey distance:
125 miles
Services per week:
21
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:00
Last service departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dieppe to Rye car ferry and train schedules

Car ferry services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
France → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from France

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This applies to arrivals from France
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  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
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  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Iceland, Israel, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rye is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rye is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Rye is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from United Kingdom.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 24 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dieppe to Rye is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs €170 - €190 and takes 3h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Dieppe to Rye is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs €170 - €190 and takes 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dieppe to Rye. However, there are services departing from Dieppe and arriving at Rye via Rouen Rive Droite, Lille Europe, St Pancras International and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 52m.

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The distance between Dieppe and Rye is 73 miles.

The best way to get from Dieppe to Rye without a car is to car ferry and taxi which takes 5h 3m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Dieppe to Rye, including transfers.

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Dieppe to Rye train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Dieppe station.

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Rye is 1h behind Dieppe. It is currently 4:26 PM in Dieppe and 3:26 PM in Rye.

Dieppe to Rye train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Ashford International station.

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There are 157+ hotels available in Rye. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Dieppe to Rye.
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  • Distance: 73.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

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

You can take a train from Dieppe to Rye via Rouen Rive Droite, Lille Flandres, Lille Europe, London St Pancras Eurostar, St Pancras International, and Ashford International in around 8h 52m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Dieppe to Rouen Rive Droite
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£7 - £11
Rail 1st Class
£13 - £20
Train from Rouen Rive Droite to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£27 - £55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£27 - £40
Rail 1st Class
£35 - £55
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dieppe to Rouen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rouen to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
dfds.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Newhaven Ferry Port to Rye
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Newhaven Cabs
Phone
+44 1273 510 051
Martello Taxis
Phone
+44 1323 899 774

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