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There are 3 ways to get from Southampton to Rye by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 58m

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

$63 - $94

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Hastings
  3. Take the bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Rye, Railway Station 70

Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Rye 109.7 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Rye is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Rye is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Rye. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Rye via London Waterloo East and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Southampton and Rye is 94 miles. The road distance is 109.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Rye without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Southampton to Rye, including transfers.

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Southampton to Rye train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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Southampton to Rye train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Ashford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Rye is 110 miles. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Southampton to Rye.

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There are 644+ hotels available in Rye. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Rye.
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  • Distance: 93.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 58m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Rye via London Waterloo, London Waterloo East, and Ashford International in around 3h 58m.

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
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hastings
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Rye, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Hastings

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