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

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Bus, train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Sherborne, Digby Road to Dorchester, South Station X11
  2. Take the train from Dorchester South to Bournemouth

$19 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Yeovil to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road National Express

$12 - $16

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 22 min

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

$35 - $94

Bus via Blandford, Market Place  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Sherborne, Greenhill to Sturminster Newton, Car Park X10
  2. Take the bus from Sturminster Newton, Car Park to Blandford, Market Place X10
  3. Take the bus from Blandford, Market Place to Poole, Bus Station X8
  4. Take the bus from Poole, Bus Station to Bournemouth Square M1 / ...

$25

Taxi  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sherborne to Bournemouth 42.1 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Sherborne to Bournemouth 42.1 miles

$9 - $13

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

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

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

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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 22 min.

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The distance between Sherborne and Bournemouth is 32 miles. The road distance is 42.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Sherborne to Bournemouth without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £14 - £21.

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

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Sherborne to Bournemouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Yeovil station.

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

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The best way to get from Sherborne to Bournemouth is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs £26 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Sherborne to Bournemouth.
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  • Distance: 32.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

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 22 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
44 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
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
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 - $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 Sherborne, Digby Road to Dorchester, South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
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 Yeovil to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Sherborne, Greenhill to Sturminster Newton, Car Park
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Sturminster Newton, Car Park to Blandford, Market Place
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.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
Bus from Poole, Bus Station to Bournemouth Square
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Yellow Buses
Phone
01202 636110
Email
wecanhelp@yellowbuses.co.uk
Website
bybus.co.uk
Bus from Poole, Bus Station to Bournemouth Square
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bybus.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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