There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rye by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Hastings
  2. Take the bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Rye, Railway Station (Post Office) 100|the Wave / ...

$39 - $55

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
  2. Take the train from Eastbourne to Rye

$40 - $60

Taxi  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rye 52.6 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rye 52.6 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Rye 52.6 miles

$160 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rye. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Rye via Eastbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Rye is 42 miles. The road distance is 52.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rye without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rye, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rye train services, operated by Southern, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rye train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Rye station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rye is 53 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rye.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rye.
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  • Distance: 41.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Rye, East Sussex, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rye via Eastbourne in around 2 h 33 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Eastbourne to Rye
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Rye, Railway Station (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rye
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Rye
Estimated price
$160 - $220

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