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

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  1. Take the train from Sandwich to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Rye


Line 43 bus, train

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Sandwich, Guildhall to Canterbury, Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Rye


  1. Take a taxi from Sandwich to Rye


  1. Drive from Sandwich to Rye

Sandwich to Rye by train

The train journey time between Sandwich and Rye is around 2h 8m and covers a distance of around 50 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 54 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 17m. Services are operated by South Eastern Trains Service and Southern Service. Typically 122 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 14m
Layover time:
54 min
Total time:
2h 8m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 17m
Train distance:
50 miles
Trains per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
Last train departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sandwich to Rye train schedules

Trains departing Saturday, September 25, 2021

Sandwich → Rye
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rye is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Rye is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sandwich to Rye is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sandwich to Rye is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 54 min.

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

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The distance between Sandwich and Rye is 35 miles. The road distance is 43.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Sandwich to Rye without a car is to train which takes 2h and costs £22 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h to get from Sandwich to Rye, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sandwich to Rye is 44 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Sandwich to Rye.

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  • Distance: 34.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h

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

You can take a train from Sandwich to Rye via Ashford International in around 2h.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Bus from Sandwich, Guildhall to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Stagecoach South
Other operators
Taxi from Sandwich to Rye
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Deal Cars
+44 1304 382 345
Castle Taxis
+44 1304 363 636
United Taxis
+44 1843 581 581
Thanet Cars
+44 1843 333 333
Central Cars
+44 1843 888 888
Thomas Taxi
+44 7449 358 015
Central Taxis
+44 1843 869 999
+44 1843 582 777
+44 7517 532 831
United Cars
+44 1843 581 581

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