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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 12 min

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

$20 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Folkestone, Bus Station to Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) 102|the Wave
  2. Take the bus from Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) to Rye, Bowling Green 102|the Wave / ...

$14

2 alternative options

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Folkestone to Rye, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone station to Rye. However, there are services departing from Folkestone, Bus Station and arriving at Rye, Bowling Green via Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 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 12 min.

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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 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Rye via Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) in around 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone, Bus Station to Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) to Rye, Bowling Green
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
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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