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

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Bus National Express  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Dorchester to Exeter National Express

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Axminster, Rail Station X51
  2. Take the train from Axminster to Exeter Central

$16 - $23

Bus First  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Axminster, Rail Station X51
  2. Take the bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station 4 / ...

$16

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Dorchester to Exeter 54.2 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Dorchester to Exeter is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Dorchester to Exeter is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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

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The bus from Dorchester to Exeter takes 2 h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dorchester and arriving at Exeter. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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

National Express operates a bus from Dorchester to Exeter once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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