• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 2 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dorset by train 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

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South

$64 - $97

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dorset 126.6 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dorset is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 17 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dorset is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 17 min.

More details

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Dorset is 99 miles. The road distance is 126.6 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dorset without a car is to train which takes 5 h and costs £45 - £75.

More details

It takes approximately 5 h to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dorset, including transfers.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dorset is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dorset.

Get driving directions

There are 475+ hotels available in Dorset. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dorset.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Dorset, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dorset via Southampton Central, Dorchester South, and Dorchester, South Station in around 5 h.

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Trips from London Gatwick Airport (LGW)