There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Woking National Express
  2. Take the train from Woking to Dorchester South

$45 - $66

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South

$74 - $110

Bus, train via Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange 203
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South

$49 - $63

Bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...

$46 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset 111.7 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset is to drive which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £18 - £27.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Dorset is 154 km. The road distance is 179 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights via Poole, Bus Station and Blandford, Market Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Dorset, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Woking to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Woking
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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