There are 3 ways to get from Dorset to Essex by train, bus 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  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to White Notley

$71 - $106

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 035 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stansted Airport London National Express

$36 - $57

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Dorset to Essex 186.7 miles

$40 - $60

What companies run services between Dorset, England and Essex, England?

You can take a train from Dorset to Essex via Dorchester, South Station, Dorchester South, London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Stratford Underground Station, and Stratford (London) in around 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dorset to Essex via Dorchester, South Station, Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London Victoria Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) in around 8 h 44 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dorchester, South Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dorset to Essex?

The distance between Dorset and Essex is 236 km. The road distance is 299 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dorset to Essex?

The cheapest way to get from Dorset to Essex is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dorset to Essex?

The quickest way to get from Dorset to Essex is to drive which takes 3 h 9 min and costs £28 - £45.

Is there a direct bus between Dorset and Essex?

No, there is no direct bus from Dorset to Essex. However, there are services departing from Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights and arriving at Black Notley, Brain Valley Avenue via Dorchester, South Station, London Victoria Coach Station, Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 44 min.

How long does it take to get from Dorset to Essex?

It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Dorset to Essex, including transfers.