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

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Bus National Express  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Dorchester National Express

$12 - $15

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 41 min

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

$19 - $27

Bus via Axminster, Rail Station  •  5 h 37 min

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

$18 - $20

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Dorset 60.7 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Dorset is to bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Dorset is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Dorset is 53 miles. The road distance is 60.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Exeter to Dorset, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Dorset. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights via Dorchester, South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Dorset.
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  • Distance: 52.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

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

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Axminster, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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