Duration 2h 35m
Distance 54.2 miles
Average price £63
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dorchester and Exeter takes 2h 35m and the fastest train takes 1h 46m. The train service runs several times per day from Dorchester to Exeter. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Dorchester West
  2. Castle Cary
  3. Exeter
2h 33m
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£35 - £85

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No, there is no direct train from Dorchester to Exeter. However, there are services departing from Dorchester West and arriving at Exeter St Davids via Castle Cary. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 33m.

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The distance between Dorchester and Exeter is 48 miles. The road distance is 54.2 miles.

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Dorchester to Exeter train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Dorchester West station.

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Dorchester to Exeter train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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You can take a train from Dorchester to Exeter via Castle Cary in around 2h 33m.
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £30
Website
gwr.com
Train from Dorchester West to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £30
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Castle Cary to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £55
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£22 - £28
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £55

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