There are 4 ways to get from London to Dorset by train, bus, subway 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  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South

$47 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Dorchester, South Station 035 / ...

$18 - $22

2 alternative options

Tube, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the Tube from Leicester Square Underground Station to Heathrow Terminal 4 Underground Station
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 to POOLE, Dorset 205
  3. Take the bus from Poole, Bus Station to Blandford St Mary, Tesco X8
  4. Take the bus from Blandford St Mary, Tesco to Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights 187 / ...

$47 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from London to Dorset 124.9 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Dorset is to bus which costs £13 - £17 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Dorset is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between London and Dorset is 110 miles. The road distance is 124.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from London to Dorset, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Dorset. However, there are services departing from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights via Dorchester, South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Dorset, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from London to Dorset hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Dorset once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Dorchester, South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Poole, Bus Station to Blandford St Mary, Tesco
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Damory Coaches
Phone
01202 338 420
Email
enquiries@damory.co.uk
Website
damory.co.uk
Bus from Blandford St Mary, Tesco to Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
damory.co.uk

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