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

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Train  •  1 h 23 min

  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  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) to Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) 102|the Wave

$16

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Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dover to Rye 35.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  41 min

  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 41 min.

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

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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 (Lydd Camp). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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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 1 h 23 min.

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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 1 h 23 min and costs £17 - £25.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Dover to Rye, including transfers.

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Dover to Rye bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, depart from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) 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 1 h 23 min and costs £17 - £25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Rye.
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  • Distance: 28.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

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 23 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Dover to Rye every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 43 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 (Lydd Camp)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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Taxi from Dover to Rye
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Dover to Rye bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) 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 41 min to drive from Dover to Rye.

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