There are 5 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 via Euston Underground Station  •  3 h 58 min

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

$68 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 19 min

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

$29 - $40

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Dorchester South

$77 - $118

Bus, train  •  6 h 40 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) 673
  2. Take the bus from Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 11) to Oxford City Centre, Railway Station (Stop R5) X8
  3. Take the train from Oxford to Bournemouth
  4. Take the train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South

$84 - $130

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Milton Keynes to Dorchester 157.1 miles

$30 - $50

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 58 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, London Victoria Coach Station, and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 7 h 19 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
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
$45 - $70
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
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 30 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, Railway Station (Stop R5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Red Kite
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point M3) to Aylesbury, Morrisons
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Dorchester, South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Milton Keynes to Dorchester?

The distance between Milton Keynes and Dorchester is 188 km. The road distance is 251 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Dorchester?

The cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Dorchester is to bus which costs £20 - £29 and takes 7 h 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Milton Keynes to Dorchester?

The quickest way to get from Milton Keynes to Dorchester is to drive which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £24 - £35.

Is there a direct train between Milton Keynes and Dorchester?

No, there is no direct train from Milton Keynes to Dorchester. However, there are services departing from Milton Keynes Central and arriving at Dorchester South via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

Is there a direct bus between Milton Keynes and Dorchester?

No, there is no direct bus from Milton Keynes to Dorchester. 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 and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 19 min.

How long does it take to get from Milton Keynes to Dorchester?

It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Milton Keynes to Dorchester, including transfers.