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There are 6 ways to get from Sheffield to Rye by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 7m

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

£75 - £193

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Bus, train  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Interchange to London Finchley Road Uk003
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Hastings

£42 - £93

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Bus, train via Ashford International  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield, Meadowhall to London Finchley Road Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£48 - £85

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Rye 237.2 miles

£35 - £55

Train, fly to London Gatwick  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Gatwick (LGW) MAN - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
  4. Take the train from Eastbourne to Rye

£73 - £307

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£105 - £320

Sheffield to Rye by train

The train journey time between Sheffield and Rye is around 4h 25m and covers a distance of around 236 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 45m. Services are operated by East Midlands Railways, Thameslink, Southern Service and others. Typically 119 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 25m
Fastest train time:
3h 45m
Train distance:
236 miles
Trains per week:
119
Cheapest price:
£75
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:58
Last train departs at:
21:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sheffield to Rye train schedules

Sheffield → Rye
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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Rye is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Rye is to train which costs £75 - £200 and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Rye. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Rye via St Pancras International and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Rye is 193 miles. The road distance is 237.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Rye without a car is to train which takes 4h 7m and costs £75 - £200.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Sheffield to Rye, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Rye train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Sheffield station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Rye is 237 miles. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Sheffield to Rye.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Rye.
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  • Distance: 193.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 7m

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Rye via St Pancras International and Ashford International in around 4h 7m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £410
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£75 - £110
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£70 - £90
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£40 - £130
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£40 - £60
Anytime 1st Class
£95 - £130
Train from London Victoria to Hastings
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
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
Train from Gatwick Airport to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
TransPennine Express Service
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 Sheffield, Meadowhall to London Finchley Road Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sheffield to London Finchley Road
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sheffield Interchange to London Finchley Road
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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