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There are 3 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Motcombe by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Gillingham (Dorset)

£43 - £168

2 alternative options

Bus, line 80 bus  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore Superfast 3
  2. Take the line 80 bus from Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore to Gillingham Station 80

Drive  •  2h 2m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Motcombe 111 miles

£17 - £25

London Paddington Station to Motcombe by train and bus

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Motcombe is around 4h 8m and covers a distance of around 113 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 43m. Operated by First Great Western Service, Great Northern, TfL Rail and others, the London Paddington Station to Motcombe service departs from London Paddington and arrives in Motcombe, St Marys Church. Typically 33 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 8m
Fastest journey time:
2h 43m
Journey distance:
113 miles
Services per week:
33
Cheapest price:
£49
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:30
Last service departs at:
22:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Motcombe train and bus schedules

London Paddington Station → Motcombe
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Motcombe is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Motcombe is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Motcombe. However, there are services departing from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace and arriving at Motcombe, St Marys Church via Hammersmith Bus Station, Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore and Gillingham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 22m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Motcombe is 95 miles. The road distance is 111 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Motcombe without a car is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs £40 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from London Paddington Station to Motcombe, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Motcombe bus services, operated by Berrys Coaches, depart from Hammersmith Bus Station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Motcombe is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs £40 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus and line 80 bus, which costs and takes 7h 22m.

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London Paddington Station to Motcombe bus services, operated by Frome Bus, arrive at Gillingham Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Motcombe is 111 miles. It takes approximately 2h 2m to drive from London Paddington Station to Motcombe.

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  • Distance: 94.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Motcombe, Dorset, England?

You can take a train from London Paddington Station to Motcombe via Reading, Basingstoke, Gillingham (Dorset), and Gillingham Station in around 4h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Paddington Station to Motcombe via Hammersmith Bus Station, Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore, and Gillingham Station in around 7h 22m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£9 - £13
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£16 - £27
Bus operators
Berrys Coaches
Phone
01823 331 356
Email
info@berryscoaches.co.uk
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Berrys Coaches
Frome Bus
Phone
01373 471474
Website
fromebus.co.uk
Bus from Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Frome Bus

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