There are 5 ways to get from Poole to Sherborne 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  •  2 h 30 min

$21 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. X8
  2. X10

$18

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. X11

$19 - $24

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. 37.8 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  52 min

  1. 37.8 miles

$8 - $12

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

You can take a train from Poole to Sherborne via Dorchester South and Dorchester West in around 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poole to Sherborne via Blandford, Crown Hotel in around 3 h 2 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 Dorchester West to Sherborne
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Sherborne, Durrant Close
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
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
$7
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Poole to Sherborne
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$160 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Poole and Sherborne is 46 km. The road distance is 60 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from Poole to Sherborne. However, there are services departing from Poole and arriving at Sherborne via Dorchester West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Poole to Sherborne. However, there are services departing from Poole Railway Station and arriving at Sherborne, Durrant Close via Blandford, Crown Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Poole to Sherborne, including transfers.