There are 5 ways to get from Milton Keynes to Dorset 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  •  5 h 8 min

$66 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. National Express
  2. 035 / ...

$31 - $42

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 58 min

$75 - $114

Bus, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. 673
  2. X8

$81 - $126

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. 152.9 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a train from Milton Keynes to Dorset via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, London Waterloo, Dorchester South, and Dorchester, South Station in around 5 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milton Keynes to Dorset via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park), Milton Keynes Coachway, London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and Dorchester, South Station in around 8 h 30 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
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $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
$40 - $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
$40 - $65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
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
$5 - $8
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
Every 2 hours
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milton Keynes and Dorset is 181 km. The road distance is 245 km.

The cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Dorset is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Milton Keynes to Dorset is to drive which takes 2 h 38 min and costs £24 - £40.

No, there is no direct bus from Milton Keynes to Dorset. However, there are services departing from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point J3) and arriving at Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights via Milton Keynes Coachway, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Dorchester, South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Milton Keynes to Dorset, including transfers.