There are 4 ways to get from Milton Keynes to Dorchester by train, bus 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 53 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South

$62 - $120

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Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Dorchester, South Station 035 / ...

$25 - $38

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10)
  2. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)
  3. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street S6
  4. Take the train from Swindon to Dorchester West

$61 - $108

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Milton Keynes to Dorchester 157.1 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Milton Keynes to Dorchester station. However, there are services departing from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point J3) and arriving at Dorchester, South Station via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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The distance between Milton Keynes and Dorchester is 117 miles. The road distance is 157.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Dorchester without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Milton Keynes to Dorchester, including transfers.

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Milton Keynes to Dorchester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Dorchester is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 5 min.

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Milton Keynes to Dorchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dorchester, South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milton Keynes to Dorchester is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Milton Keynes to Dorchester.

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There are 522+ hotels available in Dorchester. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Milton Keynes to Dorchester.
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  • Distance: 117.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Milton Keynes, England and Dorchester, Dorset, England?

You can take a train from Milton Keynes to Dorchester via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milton Keynes to Dorchester via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park), Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, London Victoria Coach Station, and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 7 h 5 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Dorchester West
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Park End Street (Frideswide Square eastern end)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Corporation Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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