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There are 6 ways to get from Poole to Sherborne by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from Poole to Dorchester South
  2. Take the train from Dorchester West to Sherborne

$21 - $32

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Bus National Express  •  3h 6m

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

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 59m

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

Bus via Blandford, Crown Hotel  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Poole station to Blandford, Crown Hotel X8
  2. Take the bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Sherborne, Greenhill X10

Taxi  •  52m

  1. Take a taxi from Poole to Sherborne 37.8 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  52m

  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 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Sherborne is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poole station to Sherborne. However, there are services departing from Poole station and arriving at Sherborne, Greenhill via Blandford, Crown Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 1m.

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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 Dorchester West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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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 which takes 2h 30m and costs £16 - £25.

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

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Poole to Sherborne bus services, operated by More Bus, arrive at Poole 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 2h 30m and costs £16 - £25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Poole to Sherborne.
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  • Distance: 28.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

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 2h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poole to Sherborne via Blandford, Crown Hotel in around 3h 1m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Poole to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Dorchester West to Sherborne
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Phone
01935 475 872
Email
info@southwestcoaches.co.uk
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dorchester, South Station to Sherborne, Greenhill
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Poole station to Blandford, Crown Hotel
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Buses of Somerset
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Sherborne, Greenhill
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
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 POOLE, Dorset to Yeovil
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Poole to Sherborne
Ave. Duration
52m
Estimated price
$220 - $270
United Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 556677
Website
556677.com
Bournemouth Streamline Warrens Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 555511
Website
streamlinewarrenstaxis.co.uk

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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 52m to drive from Poole to Sherborne.

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There are 448+ hotels available in Sherborne. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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