There are 6 ways to get from Sherborne to Bournemouth by bus, train, 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

Bus, train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. X11

$20 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 16 min

  1. National Express

$13 - $17

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 36 min

$36 - $96

Bus South West Coaches  •  3 h 22 min

  1. X10
  2. X8

$22

Taxi  •  1 h 1 min

  1. 42.1 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. 42.1 miles

$9 - $13

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

You can take a train from Sherborne to Bournemouth via Salisbury and Southampton Central in around 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Sherborne to Bournemouth once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Dorchester South to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Sherborne to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Sherborne, Digby Road to Dorchester, South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Sherborne, Digby Road to Blandford, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Blandford, Market Place to Poole, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Sherborne to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Yeovil Radio Cabs
Phone
+44 1935 426666
Website
yeovilradiocabs.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sherborne and Bournemouth is 52 km. The road distance is 67 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sherborne to Bournemouth is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Sherborne to Bournemouth is to taxi which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £130 - £160.

No, there is no direct train from Sherborne to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from Sherborne and arriving at Bournemouth via Salisbury and Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Sherborne to Bournemouth. However, there are services departing from Sherborne, Greenhill and arriving at Bournemouth via Yeovil. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Sherborne to Bournemouth, including transfers.