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There are 6 ways to get from Sheffield to Dorset by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Dorchester West

$117 - $194

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Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dorchester National Express / ...

$30 - $38

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Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Dorset 246.8 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Dorchester South

$83 - $204

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Dorchester South

$112 - $322

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South

$155 - $388

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Dorset is to bus which costs £22 - £30 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Dorset is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Dorset. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights via London Victoria Coach Station and Dorchester, South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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The distance between Sheffield and Dorset is 187 miles. The road distance is 246.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Dorset without a car is to train which takes 7 h 6 min and costs £85 - £150.

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It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Sheffield to Dorset, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Dorset bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Dorset is to train which takes 7 h 6 min and costs £85 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £30 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Sheffield to Dorset bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dorchester station.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Dorset.
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  • Distance: 186.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Dorset via Bristol Temple Meads, Dorchester West, and Dorchester, Trinity Street in around 7 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Dorset via London Victoria Coach Station and Dorchester, South Station in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Dorchester West
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Single
$25 - $40
Bus operators
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dorchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Dorset is 247 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Sheffield to Dorset.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 485+ hotels available in Dorset. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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