Rye station is the gateway to Camber Sands, a stunning beach on the East Sussex coastline. And it's easy to get from London to Camber Sands via Rye. Simply hop on a Southeastern service from London St Pancras to Ashford International. At Ashford, change on to a Southern service to Rye. The journey takes just between 1h 9m and 1h 15m, ideal if you want to escape London for a day on the beach!
Once you arrive at the station, you'll need to catch a bus to Camber Sands. The hourly 102 Wave bus service will take you right there; simply hop off at Camber Sands Holiday Park stop. The journey takes around 20 minutes. Be sure to check bus timetables before deciding which train to catch as you don't want to be left twiddling your thumbs at the station!
Use our Journey Planner to search for cheap tickets to Rye from London, and book a beach getaway to Camber Sands. Looking for more beaches to reach by train from London? Check out our dedicated guide to the best beaches near London by train.
|Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday||05:40 - 19:05|
|Saturday||05:40 - 19:05|
|Sunday||08:10 - 15:45|
|Staffing level||Part time|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Station Buffet notes|
Food outlet (Seating available)
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Customer Service notes|
Cycle restrictions on Southern trains from this station
Please visit www.southernrailway.com/cyclepolicy for more information
|Customer help points||Available|
|Everyday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Car parking spaces||70|
|Cycle storage spaces||4|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Step-free access notes|
Step-free access via side gate next to main entrance to Platform 2 (to Hastings). Step-free access via long route through car park & via level crossing to Platform 1 (to Ashford).
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Accessible taxis notes|
Accessible taxis to/from this station to/from the nearest accessible station can be arranged through Southern Assisted Travel - 08001381016 For other taxi journeys, contact local taxi companies, details of which can be found at www.traintaxi.co.uk.
Rye train station is mainly served by Southern trains, which connect Eastbourne to Rye in 48m, Ashford International to Rye in 21m and London to Rye in 1h 6m.
Need more information on how to get to Rye by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Sussex.
Once you arrive at Rye station, you'll need to catch a bus to Camber Sands. The hourly 102 Wave bus service will take you right there; simply hop off at Camber Sands Holiday Park stop. The journey takes around 20 minutes. Be sure to check bus timetables before deciding which train to catch as you don't want to be left twiddling your thumbs at the station!
Want to know when your next train from/to Rye station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Rye railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Rye.
There are entrances on either side of Rye station. The main entrance leads into the concourse and to platform 2, with a ticket desk on the right-hand side. There is also a small restaurant and a pay-and-display car park on this side of the building. A footbridge connects platform 2 to platform 1. Step-free access to platform 1 is via a pathway off Rope Walk.
Rye train station has one pay-and-display car park, which is located near the main entrance. Step-free access is available here, as well as throughout the whole station.
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Rye station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.
Trains arrive into and depart from Rye station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Rye.
Yes, there are toilets available to use at Rye station.
Yes, dogs are allowed at Rye station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.
The hourly 102 Wave bus service will take you right to the beach; simply hop off at Camber Sands Holiday Park stop. The journey takes around 20 minutes.