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There are 4 ways to get from London to Lyme Regis by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Axminster

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Weymouth
  2. Take the bus from Weymouth, Kings Statue to Lyme Regis, The Square

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Weymouth
  2. Take the bus from Weymouth, Kings Statue to Lyme Regis, The Square

Drive

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Lyme Regis

London to Lyme Regis by train and bus

The journey time between London and Lyme Regis is around 4h 16m and covers a distance of around 151 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 7m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 17m. Operated by South Western Railway and First, the London to Lyme Regis service departs from London Waterloo and arrives in Lyme Regis, Co-op Store. Typically 76 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 9m
Layover time:
1h 7m
Total time:
4h 16m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 17m
Journey distance:
151 miles
Services per week:
76
Cheapest price:
£66
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:10
Last service departs at:
21:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Lyme Regis train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from London to Lyme Regis is to bus which costs £10 - £15 and takes 6h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Lyme Regis is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Lyme Regis. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Lyme Regis, The Square via Weymouth, Kings Statue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 39m.

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The distance between London and Lyme Regis is 134 miles. The road distance is 153.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Lyme Regis without a car is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs £65 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from London to Lyme Regis, including transfers.

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London to Lyme Regis bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Lyme Regis is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs £65 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 6h 39m.

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London to Lyme Regis bus services, operated by First, arrive at Lyme Regis, The Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Lyme Regis is 154 miles. It takes approximately 2h 51m to drive from London to Lyme Regis.

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  • Distance: 134 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between London, England and Lyme Regis, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from London Waterloo to Axminster hourly. Tickets cost £60 - £130 and the journey takes 2h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Lyme Regis via Weymouth and Weymouth, Kings Statue in around 6h 39m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Axminster
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £130
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £130
Train from London Waterloo to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £130
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £80
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £130
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express

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