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London to Rye (Sussex) by train

It takes an average of 4h 58m to travel from London to Rye (Sussex) by train, over a distance of around 53 miles (86 km). There are normally 211 trains per day travelling from London to Rye (Sussex) and tickets for this journey start from £13 when you book in advance.

First train

03:30

Last train

01:15

Departure station

London

Arrival station

Rye (Sussex)

Journey time

From 1h 5m

Distance

53 miles (86 km)

Frequency

211 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From £13

Train operators

South Western Railway, Southeastern, Thameslink, Southern

Travelling from London to Rye by train in just over an hour

Fancy a day on the beach or a weekend away in Rye and want to get there by train? You've come to the right place. 

The train from London to Rye Sussex usually takes 1 hour and 9 minutes, but can take just 1 hour and 5 minutes on the fastest services. You'll need to make one change along the way during your journey, travelling with either South Western Railway, Southeastern, Thameslink or Southern. You'll find comfortable seating, space for luggage and on most services, free WiFi as standard. 

Digital train tickets now available on this route  

Did you know you can now buy digital train tickets from London to Rye? That’s right, no more queuing at the ticket machine or fumbling around for that paper ticket. It can now live in your Trainline app. 

If you're heading for a relaxing day at Camber Sands, you can catch the 102 Wave bus service from Rye station and get off at Camber Sands Holiday Park stop – you'll be there in about 20 minutes. Find out more in our guide to travelling from London to Camber Sands by train.  

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap train tickets – we'll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you use a Railcard or travel during Off-Peak times. 

Why not start a search for cheap train tickets from London to Rye Sussex with us today? If you want to find out more, keep reading for faqs and money-saving tips. 

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London to Rye (Sussex)? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London to Rye (Sussex) take?

The average journey time by train between London and Rye (Sussex) is 4 hours and 58 minutes, with around 211 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London and Rye (Sussex) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Rye (Sussex) is 1 hour and 5 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Rye (Sussex) cost?

Train ticket prices from London to Rye (Sussex) can start from as little as £13 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from London to Rye (Sussex)?

No, there are no direct train services from London to Rye (Sussex). Travelling from London to Rye (Sussex) by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from London to Rye (Sussex) leave?

The first train from London to Rye (Sussex) leaves at 03:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London to Rye (Sussex) leave?

The last train from London to Rye (Sussex) leaves at 01:15. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London and Rye (Sussex) by train?

Trains travelling from London to Rye (Sussex) cover a distance of around 53 miles (86 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rye (Sussex) to London.

Cheap train tickets from London to Rye (Sussex)

Train tickets from London to Rye (Sussex) start at £13 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London to Rye (Sussex) is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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