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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Ebbsfleet International
  2. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to Rye

Train, line 100 bus

  1. Take the train from Strood to Tonbridge
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Hastings
  3. Take the line 100 bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Rye, Railway Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Rochester to Rye

Drive

  1. Drive from Rochester to Rye
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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Rye is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Rye is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester to Rye. However, there are services departing from Rochester and arriving at Rye via Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 22m.

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The distance between Rochester and Rye is 32 miles. The road distance is 46.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Rye without a car is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs £26 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from Rochester to Rye, including transfers.

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Rochester to Rye train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from Rochester station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Rye is 46 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Rochester to Rye.

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  • Distance: 31.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 22m

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

You can take a train from Rochester to Rye via Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International in around 2h 22m.

Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochester to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£5 - £8
1st Class
£10 - £15
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £35
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£15 - £22
1st Class
£22 - £35
Train from Strood to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £27
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£12 - £18
1st Class
£18 - £27
Train from Tonbridge to Hastings
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £35
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£15 - £22
1st Class
£21 - £35
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
Other operators
Taxi from Rochester to Rye
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
£140 - £180
Vokes Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 222 222
Website
vokestaximedway.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575 656
ABC Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840 840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Club Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 305080
Website
clubtaxisgillingham.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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