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

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Train via Ashford International  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Audley End to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

Cheapest option

Line 60 bus, train, bus  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the line 60 bus from Saffron Walden, High Street to Audley End, station 60 / ...
  2. Take the train from Audley End to Stansted Airport
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International
  5. Take the train from Ashford International to Rye

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Audley End to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Hastings

Train #2  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Audley End to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Hastings

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Saffron Walden to Rye 100.4 miles

Saffron Walden to Rye by bus, train, subway and walk

The journey time between Saffron Walden and Rye is around 3h 22m and covers a distance of around 116 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 22m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 40m. Operated by Stephensons of Essex, Greater Anglia, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Saffron Walden to Rye service departs from Saffron Walden, High Street and arrives in Rye. Typically 45 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h
Layover time:
1h 22m
Total time:
3h 22m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 40m
Journey distance:
116 miles
Services per week:
45
Cheapest price:
£52
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:45
Last service departs at:
17:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Saffron Walden to Rye bus, train, subway and walk schedules

Saffron Walden → Rye
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The cost-effective way to get from Saffron Walden to Rye is to drive, which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Saffron Walden to Rye is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 57m.

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The distance between Saffron Walden and Rye is 77 miles. The road distance is 100.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Saffron Walden to Rye without a car is to train via Ashford International which takes 3h 59m and costs £50 - £95.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Saffron Walden to Rye, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saffron Walden to Rye is 100 miles. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Saffron Walden to Rye.

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  • Distance: 77.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 59m

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

You can take a train from Saffron Walden to Rye via Audley End, station, Audley End, Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, St Pancras International, and Ashford International in around 3h 59m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Audley End to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Audley End to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Audley End to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £45
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£23 - £35
1st Class
£30 - £45
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
Every 4 hours
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
Train from London Victoria to Hastings
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £70
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£23 - £35
Anytime 1st Class
£50 - £70
Bus operators
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Saffron Walden, High Street to Audley End, station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Stephensons of Essex
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 Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express

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