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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye by train, car or towncar

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Train via London Waterloo East  •  3h 50m

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

$62 - $92

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Train  •  5h 16m

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

$56 - $131

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 9m

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye 110.5 miles

$23 - $35

Towncar  •  2h 9m

  1. Take a town car from Southampton Airport to Rye 110.5 miles

$220 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport Parkway and arriving at Rye via London Waterloo East and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Rye is 92 miles. The road distance is 110.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye without a car is to train which takes 3h 50m and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye, including transfers.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Airport Parkway station.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye is 111 miles. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye.

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There are 650+ hotels available in Rye. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye.
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  • Distance: 91.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 50m

What companies run services between Southampton Airport (SOU), England and Rye, East Sussex, England?

You can take a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye via London Waterloo, London Waterloo East, and Ashford International in around 3h 50m.

Train operators
Southern
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southampton Airport to Rye
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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