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

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South

$73 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...

$56 - $75

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London - Victoria Station A20
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Southampton Central
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South

$97 - $142

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dorset 170.5 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dorset is to drive which costs £27 - £45 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dorset is to drive which costs £27 - £45 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Dorset is 138 miles. The road distance is 170.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dorset, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dorset. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3, Poole, Bus Station and Blandford St Mary, Tesco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Dorset, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dorset via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Warren Street Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, London Waterloo, Dorchester South, and Dorchester, South Station in around 5 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dorset via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3, POOLE, Dorset, Poole, Bus Station, and Blandford St Mary, Tesco in around 7 h 47 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
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 London Stansted Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to London - Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Airport Bus Express
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
airportbusexpress.co.uk

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