There are 5 ways to get from Milton Keynes to Dorset by train, bus or car

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Train via Euston Underground Station  •  5 h 11 min

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

$66 - $123

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Bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...

$36 - $46

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Train  •  6 h 4 min

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

$74 - $113

Bus, train  •  7 h 43 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) X8
  3. Take the train from Oxford to Bournemouth
  4. Take the train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South

$81 - $123

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Milton Keynes to Dorset 152.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Milton Keynes to Dorset is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milton Keynes to Dorset is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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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 Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Heathrow Airport London T5, Poole, Bus Station and Blandford St Mary, Tesco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

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The distance between Milton Keynes and Dorset is 113 miles. The road distance is 152.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Dorset without a car is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs £50 - £95.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Milton Keynes to Dorset, including transfers.

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Milton Keynes to Dorset bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway station.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Dorset is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs £50 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £35 and takes 7 h 51 min.

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Milton Keynes to Dorset bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at POOLE, Dorset station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milton Keynes to Dorset is 153 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Milton Keynes to Dorset.

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  • Distance: 112.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

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 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milton Keynes to Dorset via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park), Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport London T5, POOLE, Dorset, Poole, Bus Station, and Blandford St Mary, Tesco in around 7 h 51 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 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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 - $65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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