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There are 3 ways to get from Kings Cross to Rye by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Rye

Cheapest

Train, line 100 bus

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Hastings
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Rye, Railway Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Kings Cross to Rye

Kings Cross to Rye by train

The train journey time between Kings Cross and Rye is around 1h 29m and covers a distance of around 71 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 31 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 6m. Operated by South Eastern Trains Service and Southern Service, the Kings Cross to Rye train service departs from St Pancras International and arrives in Rye. Typically 124 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
57 min
Layover time:
31 min
Total time:
1h 29m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 6m
Train distance:
71 miles
Trains per week:
124
Cheapest price:
£32
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:12
Last train departs at:
22:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kings Cross to Rye train schedules

Trains departing Monday, September 27, 2021

Kings Cross → Rye
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  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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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.

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kings Cross to Rye is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Kings Cross to Rye is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kings Cross to Rye. However, there are services departing from St Pancras International and arriving at Rye via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

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The distance between Kings Cross and Rye is 55 miles. The road distance is 68.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Kings Cross to Rye without a car is to train which takes 1h 45m and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 1h 45m to get from Kings Cross to Rye, including transfers.

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Kings Cross to Rye train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from St Pancras International station.

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Kings Cross to Rye train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at Rye station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kings Cross to Rye is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Kings Cross to Rye.

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  • Distance: 54.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 45m

What companies run services between Kings Cross, Greater London, England and Rye, East Sussex, England?

You can take a train from Kings Cross to Rye via Ashford International in around 1h 45m.

Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £50
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£26 - £40
1st Class
£30 - £50
Train from London Bridge to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £50
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£28 - £40
1st Class
£35 - £50
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Ashford International to Rye
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £14
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£6 - £9
Anytime 1st Class
£10 - £14
Train from London Bridge to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £50
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£17 - £24
Anytime 1st Class
£35 - £50
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Rye, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach South

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