There are 5 ways to get from Rye to Southampton by train, bus or car

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Train South Western Railway  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$63 - $94

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre) 99|the Wave
  2. Take the bus from Eastbourne to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express

$24 - $28

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Rye to Eastbourne
  2. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace) to Brighton Station
  3. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central

$56 - $93

Train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to Brighton
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central

$59 - $105

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Rye to Southampton 110.1 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Rye to Southampton is to bus which costs £18 - £22 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rye to Southampton is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rye station to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Rye, Railway Station (Post Office) and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station and Eastbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Rye to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Rye and arriving at Southampton Central via Ashford International and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Rye and Southampton is 94 miles. The road distance is 110.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Rye to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Rye to Southampton, including transfers.

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Rye to Southampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hastings, arrive at Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station.

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Rye to Southampton train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Ashford International station.

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The best way to get from Rye to Southampton is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £22 and takes 7 h.

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Map of how to get from Rye to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 93.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Rye to Southampton via Ashford International, London Waterloo East, and London Waterloo in around 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rye to Southampton via Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station, Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre), and Eastbourne in around 7 h.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Rye to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Hastings to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Bus operators
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace) to Brighton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Eastbourne to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Rye to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Rye to Southampton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rye to Southampton is 110 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Rye to Southampton.

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