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There are 5 ways to get from Dorchester to Highcliffe by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to Hinton Admiral

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Stinsford Cottages to Jumpers Common, Jumpers Corner
  2. Take the bus from Jumpers Common, Jumpers Corner to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute

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Train via Bournemouth

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to Bournemouth
  2. Take the train from Bournemouth to Hinton Admiral

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Dorchester to Highcliffe

Drive

  1. Drive from Dorchester to Highcliffe

Dorchester to Highcliffe by train

The train journey time between Dorchester and Highcliffe is around 1h 5m and covers a distance of around 35 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h. Operated by South Western Railway, the Dorchester to Highcliffe train service departs from Dorchester South and arrives in Hinton Admiral. Typically 22 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
1h 5m
Fastest train time:
1h
Train distance:
35 miles
Trains per week:
22
Cheapest price:
£15
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:48
Last train departs at:
22:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dorchester to Highcliffe train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Dorchester to Highcliffe is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dorchester to Highcliffe is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dorchester to Highcliffe. However, there are services departing from Stinsford Cottages and arriving at Highcliffe, The Lord Bute via Jumpers Common, Jumpers Corner. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dorchester South and arriving at Hinton Admiral. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 3m.

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The distance between Dorchester and Highcliffe is 32 miles. The road distance is 37.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Dorchester to Highcliffe without a car is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs £15 - £30.

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The train from Dorchester South to Hinton Admiral takes 1h 3m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Dorchester to Highcliffe bus services, operated by More Bus, depart from Stinsford Cottages station.

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Dorchester to Highcliffe train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Dorchester South station.

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The best way to get from Dorchester to Highcliffe is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs £15 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £14 and takes 2h.

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Map of how to get from Dorchester to Highcliffe.
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  • Distance: 31.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 3m

What companies run services between Dorchester, Dorset, England and Highcliffe, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Dorchester South to Hinton Admiral 3 times a day. Tickets cost £15 - £30 and the journey takes 1h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dorchester to Highcliffe via Jumpers Common, Jumpers Corner in around 2h.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Dorchester South to Hinton Admiral
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £31
Train from Dorchester South to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £25
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £25
Train from Bournemouth to Hinton Admiral
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£3 - £4
Anytime Day 1st Class
£5 - £6
Bus operators
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Stinsford Cottages to Jumpers Common, Jumpers Corner
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
More Bus
Bus from Jumpers Common, Jumpers Corner to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
More Bus
Yellow Buses
Phone
01202 636110
Email
wecanhelp@yellowbuses.co.uk
Website
bybus.co.uk
Bus from Jumpers Common, Jumpers Corner to Highcliffe, The Lord Bute
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Yellow Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Dorchester to Highcliffe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
£75 - £95
Sia Taxis
Phone
+44 7939 839 899
Website
siataxis.co.uk
Dorchester Taxis
Phone
+44 1305 251 097
Website
dorchester-taxi.co.uk
Bob's Cars
Phone
+44 1305 269 500
Website
bobscars.co.uk
A-Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1305 264 747

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Dorchester to Highcliffe bus services, operated by Yellow Buses, arrive at Highcliffe, The Lord Bute station.

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Dorchester to Highcliffe train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Hinton Admiral station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dorchester to Highcliffe is 37 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Dorchester to Highcliffe.

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