Directions from Oxford to Dorset

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 11 min

$72 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  5 h 45 min

  1. National Express

$18 - $22

2 alternative options

Bus via Salisbury, Endless Street  •  7 h 28 min

  1. 66
  2. X5

$34 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. 111.2 miles

$23 - $35

What companies run services between Oxford, England and Dorset, England?

You can take a train from Oxford to Dorset via Bournemouth, Dorchester South, and Dorchester, South Station in around 4 h 11 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Oxford to Dorset once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Frideswide Square (Oxford Rail Station) to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
Salisbury Reds
+44 1202 338420
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
Schedules at

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Oxford and Dorset is 134 km. The road distance is 178 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Dorset is to bus which costs £13 - £17 and takes 5 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Oxford to Dorset is to drive which takes 1 h 56 min and costs £17 - £26.

No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Dorset. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights via Dorchester, South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Oxford to Dorset, including transfers.