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

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Rye

$19 - $28

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Bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone, Bus Station to Rye, Railway Station 102 - the Wave

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Folkestone to Rye 28.5 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Folkestone to Rye 28.5 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Rye is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Rye is to taxi which costs £55 - £75 and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Folkestone, Bus Station station and arriving at Rye, Railway Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Rye. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Rye via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and Rye is 21 miles. The road distance is 28.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Rye without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £14 - £22.

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Folkestone to Rye, including transfers.

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

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Folkestone to Rye train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Folkestone Central station.

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The best way to get from Folkestone to Rye is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £14 - £22. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to Rye.
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  • Distance: 21.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

You can take a train from Folkestone to Rye via Ashford International in around 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in East Kent operates a bus from Folkestone to Rye hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 53 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone, Bus Station to Rye, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Folkestone to Rye
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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Folkestone to Rye bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Rye, Railway Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Folkestone to Rye is 28 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Folkestone to Rye.

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