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

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

Train  •  1 h 25 min

$23 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. 100|the Wave / ...

$14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. 35.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  41 min

  1. 35.3 miles

$7 - $11

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 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Dover to Rye hourly. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) to Lydd, Camp (Shelter)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dover to Rye
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dover and Rye is 45 km. The road distance is 57 km.

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

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

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 1 h 25 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Rye. However, there are services departing from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) and arriving at Rye, Bowling Green via Lydd, Camp (Shelter). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Dover to Rye, including transfers.