There are 5 ways to get from Sherborne to Dorchester 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  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Sherborne, Digby Road to Dorchester, The Museum X11

$9

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Sherborne to Dorchester West

$12 - $19

Line 58 bus, train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 58 bus from Sherborne, Greenhill to Yeovil, Pen Mill Station Approach 58 / ...
  2. Take the train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Dorchester West

$13 - $24

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sherborne to Dorchester 19.2 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Sherborne to Dorchester 19.2 miles

$4 - $6

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

South West Coaches operates a bus from Sherborne to Dorchester every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, South Western Railway operates a train from Sherborne to Dorchester once a week. Tickets cost $12 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Sherborne to Dorchester West
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Dorchester West
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Dorchester West
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $21
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Sherborne, Digby Road to Dorchester, The Museum
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Sherborne, Greenhill to Yeovil, Pen Mill Station Approach
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Sherborne to Dorchester
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Yeovil Radio Cabs
Phone
+44 1935 426666
Website
yeovilradiocabs.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sherborne to Dorchester?

The distance between Sherborne and Dorchester is 27 km. The road distance is 31 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sherborne to Dorchester?

The cheapest way to get from Sherborne to Dorchester is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sherborne to Dorchester?

The quickest way to get from Sherborne to Dorchester is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs £60 - £75.

Is there a direct train between Sherborne and Dorchester?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sherborne and arriving at Dorchester West. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

Is there a direct bus between Sherborne and Dorchester?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sherborne, Digby Road and arriving at Dorchester, The Museum. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

How long does it take to get from Sherborne to Dorchester?

The bus from Sherborne, Digby Road to Dorchester, The Museum takes 1 h including transfers and departs every four hours.