There are 4 ways to get from Sherborne to Dorchester by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h

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

$8

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Sherborne to Dorchester West

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sherborne to Dorchester 19.2 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Sherborne to Dorchester 19.2 miles

$4 - $6

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

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

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The distance between Sherborne and Dorchester is 17 miles. The road distance is 19.2 miles.

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

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

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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 5 min.

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The nearest airport to Dorchester is Bournemouth (BOH) Airport which is 26.8 miles away. Other nearby airports include Bristol (BRS) (48.1 miles), Southampton (SOU) (49.8 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (101 miles) and London Gatwick (LGW) (104.1 miles).

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Sherborne to Dorchester train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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Map of how to get from Sherborne to Dorchester.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

South West Coaches operates a bus from Sherborne to Dorchester every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, South Western Railway operates a train from Sherborne to Dorchester once a week. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Sherborne, Digby Road to Dorchester, The Museum
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Sherborne to Dorchester
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Yeovil Radio Cabs
Phone
+44 1935 426666
Website
yeovilradiocabs.co.uk

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