There are 5 ways to get from Poole to Sherborne by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Dorchester South
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Sherborne, Durrant Close X11

$19 - $24

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Train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
  3. Take the train from Salisbury to Sherborne

$37 - $66

Bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Poole Railway Station to Blandford, Crown Hotel X8
  2. Take the bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Sturminster Newton, Car Park X10
  3. Take the bus from Sturminster Newton, Car Park to Sherborne, Greenhill X10

$20

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Poole to Sherborne 37.8 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Poole to Sherborne 37.8 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Poole to Sherborne is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Sherborne is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poole station to Sherborne. However, there are services departing from Poole Railway Station and arriving at Sherborne, Greenhill via Blandford, Crown Hotel and Sturminster Newton, Car Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poole to Sherborne. However, there are services departing from Poole and arriving at Sherborne via Southampton Central and Salisbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Poole and Sherborne is 29 miles. The road distance is 37.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Poole to Sherborne without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 38 min and costs £14 - £19.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Poole to Sherborne, including transfers.

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Poole to Sherborne bus services, operated by More Bus, arrive at Poole Railway Station.

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Poole to Sherborne train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Poole station.

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The best way to get from Poole to Sherborne is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs £27 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Poole to Sherborne.
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  • Distance: 28.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Poole to Sherborne via Southampton Central and Salisbury in around 2 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poole to Sherborne via Blandford, Crown Hotel and Sturminster Newton, Car Park in around 3 h 47 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Poole to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Sherborne
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dorchester, South Station to Sherborne, Durrant Close
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Poole Railway Station to Blandford, Crown Hotel
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Sturminster Newton, Car Park
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Sturminster Newton, Car Park to Sherborne, Greenhill
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Poole to Sherborne
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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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Poole to Sherborne bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Sherborne, Greenhill station.

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Poole to Sherborne train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Sherborne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poole to Sherborne is 38 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Poole to Sherborne.

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