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There are 2 ways to get from London to Dorset by train or car

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Train  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Moreton (Dorset)

£81 - £140

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Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Dorset 123.9 miles

£18 - £28

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dorset is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Dorset is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from London to Dorset is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Dorset is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2h 14m.

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It is 110 miles from London to Dorset. It is approximately 123.9 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from London to Dorset without a car is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs £80 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from London to Dorset, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Dorset is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from London to Dorset.

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There are 275+ hotels available in Dorset. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 109.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

South Western Railway operates a train from London Waterloo to Moreton (Dorset) hourly. Tickets cost £55 - £120 and the journey takes 2h 36m.

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