There are 4 ways to get from Poole to Dorchester by train, bus, taxi 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  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Dorchester South

$10 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from POOLE, Dorset to Dorchester National Express

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Poole to Dorchester 24.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Poole to Dorchester 24.1 miles

$5 - $8

What companies run services between Poole, England and Dorchester, Dorset, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Poole to Dorchester hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Poole to Dorchester 3 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Poole to Dorchester
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Bournemouth Streamline Warrens Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 555511
Website
streamlinewarrenstaxis.co.uk
United Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 556677
Website
556677.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Poole and Dorchester is 32 km. The road distance is 39 km.

The cheapest way to get from Poole to Dorchester is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Poole to Dorchester is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs £75 - £95.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Poole and arriving at Dorchester South. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from POOLE, Dorset and arriving at Dorchester. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

The train from Poole to Dorchester South takes 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.