There are 4 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Woking National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Woking to Dorchester South

$45 - $66

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Train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South

$74 - $110

Bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...

$45 - $51

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

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

$24 - $35

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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 costs £18 - £27 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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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 T2,3 and arriving at Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights via Poole, Bus Station and Blandford St Mary, Tesco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Dorset is 96 miles. The road distance is 111.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset is to train which takes 5 h and costs £55 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £34 - £39 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at POOLE, Dorset station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset is 112 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset.

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There are 498+ hotels available in Dorset. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dorset.
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  • Distance: 96.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

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 hourly. 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
Every 2 hours
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
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Woking
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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