There are 3 ways to get from Southampton to Sherborne by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

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

$24 - $45

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, WestQuay to Salisbury, Endless Street X7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Sherborne

$24 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Sherborne 61.8 miles

$13 - $20

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Sherborne. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Sherborne via Salisbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Sherborne is 49 miles. The road distance is 61.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Sherborne without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Southampton to Sherborne, including transfers.

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Southampton to Sherborne train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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Southampton to Sherborne train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Sherborne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Sherborne is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Southampton to Sherborne.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Sherborne.
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  • Distance: 49 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Sherborne via Salisbury in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
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
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Sherborne
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Southampton City Centre, WestQuay to Salisbury, Endless Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk

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