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There are 7 ways to get from Penzance to Rye by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Ashford International

  1. Take the train from Penzance to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Penzance to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

Train

  1. Take the train from Penzance to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Hastings

Train via Exeter

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Waterloo
  3. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Hastings

Drive

  1. Drive from Penzance to Rye

Train to Exeter, fly, train

  1. Take the train from Penzance to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
  4. Take the train from Eastbourne to Rye

Fly from Newquay, train

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
  3. Take the train from Eastbourne to Rye

Penzance to Rye by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Penzance and Rye is around 8h 4m and covers a distance of around 379 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 32m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 41m. Services are operated by First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube), South Eastern Trains Service and others. Typically 69 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 32m
Layover time:
1h 32m
Total time:
8h 4m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 41m
Journey distance:
379 miles
Services per week:
69
Cheapest price:
£141
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:05
Last service departs at:
21:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Penzance to Rye train, subway and walk schedules

Departing Saturday, September 18, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Penzance to Rye is to bus and train which costs £45 - £85 and takes 11h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Penzance to Rye is to drive which takes 5h 56m and costs £50 - £80.

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No, there is no direct train from Penzance to Rye. However, there are services departing from Penzance and arriving at Rye via Paddington, St Pancras International and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 55m.

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The distance between Penzance and Rye is 283 miles. The road distance is 340.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Penzance to Rye without a car is to train via Ashford International which takes 7h 55m and costs £140 - £200.

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It takes approximately 7h 55m to get from Penzance to Rye, including transfers.

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Penzance to Rye train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Penzance station.

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Penzance to Rye train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penzance to Rye is 341 miles. It takes approximately 5h 56m to drive from Penzance to Rye.

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Map of how to get from Penzance to Rye.
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  • Distance: 282.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 55m

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

You can take a train from Penzance to Rye via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, St Pancras International, and Ashford International in around 7h 55m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£230 - £600
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £260
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Penzance to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£100 - £130
Anytime Day 1st Class
£180 - £250
Train from Penzance to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £110
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 Charing Cross to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £55
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£29 - £40
1st Class
£35 - £55
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£12 - £17
Anytime 1st Class
£24 - £35
Train from Eastbourne to Rye
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £24
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £24
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Penzance to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express

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Loganair, Aurigny, Blue Islands Limited and easyJet offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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