There are 4 ways to get from Bournemouth to Dorchester by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South

$11 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Talbot Heath, Bournemouth University to Dorchester, South Station 035 / ...

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bournemouth to Dorchester 28.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Dorchester 28.7 miles

$6 - $9

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Dorchester, Dorset, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Bournemouth to Dorchester hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $18 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bournemouth to Dorchester once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Bournemouth to Dorchester
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Bournemouth Streamline Warrens Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 555511
Website
streamlinewarrenstaxis.co.uk
United Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 556677
Website
556677.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bournemouth and Dorchester is 39 km. The road distance is 46 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Dorchester is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Dorchester is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs £90 - £110.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Dorchester South. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Talbot Heath, Bournemouth University and arriving at Dorchester, South Station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

The train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South takes 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.