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There are 3 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth

£39 - £49

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Bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R Flcn
  2. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Dorchester National Express

£23 - £27

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Drive  •  1h 28m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset 67.9 miles

£10 - £15

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Dorset
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights via Sowton, Honiton Road P&R, Exeter Sidwell St and Dorchester, Brewery Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 7m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Dorset is 47 miles. The road distance is 67.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset without a car is to train which takes 5h 38m and costs £35 - £50.

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It takes approximately 5h 38m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset bus services, operated by Stagecoach South West, depart from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset is to train which takes 5h 38m and costs £35 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £27 and takes 7h 7m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dorchester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset.

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  • Distance: 47.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 38m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Dorset, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth every 4 hours. Tickets cost £30 - £40 and the journey takes 2h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dorset via Sowton, Honiton Road P&R, Exeter Sidwell St, Dorchester, and Dorchester, Brewery Square in around 7h 7m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £75
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Sowton, Honiton Road P&R
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17
Website
Stagecoach South West
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 Exeter Sidwell St to Dorchester
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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