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There are 5 ways to get from Winchester to Rye by train, bus or car

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Train via London  •  3h 23m

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

£64 - £124

Cheapest option

Train  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Cosham to Brighton
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Bexhill

£34 - £97

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Basingstoke to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£48 - £168

Line 64 bus, line 65 bus, train, line 100 bus  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the line 64 bus from Winchester, The Broadway to Alton, Station 64
  2. Take the line 65 bus from Alton, Station to Guildford station 65
  3. Take the train from Guildford to Gatwick Airport
  4. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Hastings
  5. Take the line 100 bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Rye, Railway Station 100 / ...

£42 - £79

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Winchester to Rye 122.3 miles

£18 - £27

Winchester to Rye by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Winchester and Rye is around 3h 17m and covers a distance of around 141 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 28m. Services are operated by South Western Railway, London Underground (Tube), South Eastern Trains Service and others. Typically 119 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 17m
Fastest journey time:
2h 28m
Journey distance:
141 miles
Services per week:
119
Cheapest price:
£64
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:19
Last service departs at:
23:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Winchester to Rye train, subway and walk schedules

Winchester → Rye
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The cheapest way to get from Winchester to Rye is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Winchester to Rye is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Winchester to Rye. However, there are services departing from Winchester and arriving at Rye via Waterloo station, St Pancras International and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 23m.

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The distance between Winchester and Rye is 90 miles. The road distance is 122.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Winchester to Rye without a car is to train via London which takes 3h 23m and costs £60 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Winchester to Rye, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Winchester to Rye is 122 miles. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Winchester to Rye.

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  • Distance: 90.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 23m

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

You can take a train from Winchester to Rye via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, St Pancras International, and Ashford International in around 3h 23m.

Train operators
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Cosham to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£12 - £18
Anytime 1st Class
£25 - £35
Train from Brighton to Bexhill
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £28
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£8 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£21 - £28
Train from Gatwick Airport to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £45
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£16 - £23
Anytime 1st Class
£30 - £45
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cosham to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£16 - £21
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Guildford to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
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 Basingstoke to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Winchester, The Broadway to Alton, Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Rye, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach South
Stagecoach in Hants & Surrey
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Alton, Station to Guildford station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Stagecoach in Hants & Surrey

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