There are 5 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via London Waterloo East  •  3 h 55 min

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

$62 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) 023 / ...

$27 - $36

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 17 min

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

$62 - $137

Bus  •  7 h 38 min

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

$28 - $32

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

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

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway and arriving at Rye, Railway Station (Post Office) via Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade, Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) and Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 38 min.

More details

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 3 h 55 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye without a car is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye, including transfers.

More details

Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange station.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 38 min.

Mode details

Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) station.

More details

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

More details

Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 91.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rye via Southampton City Centre, Central Station, Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade, Eastbourne, Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens), and Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station in around 7 h 38 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) to Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

Get driving directions

There are 643+ hotels available in Rye. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

More details