Duration 2h 22m
Distance 129.1 miles
Average price £65
Possible routes 5 found

Sussex to Dorset

Rome2rio has found 5 ways to get from Sussex to Dorset by train, bus and car. We recommend taking the train from East Grinstead to Clapham Junction and then taking the train from Clapham Junction to Moreton (Dorset), which takes around 5h 28m.

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  1. East Grinstead
  2. Clapham Junction
  3. Dorset
5h 28m
£96 - £172
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Train, bus

  1. East Grinstead
  2. Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station
  3. Dorset
7h 46m
£26 - £45

Train via Southampton

  1. Three Bridges
  2. Southampton Central
  3. Dorset
8h 6m
£59 - £127


  1. Brighton
    National Express
  2. Dorset
9h 17m
£16 - £25


  1. Sussex
    129.4 miles
  2. Dorset
2h 22m
£21 - £35

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Sussex to Dorset? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Sussex to Dorset is to bus which costs £15 - £25 and takes 9h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Sussex to Dorset is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sussex station to Dorset. However, there are services departing from Bluebell station and arriving at Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights via Lewes, Bus Station, Brighton, Poole, Bus Station and Blandford St Mary, Tesco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 17m.

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The distance between Sussex and Dorset is 104 miles. The road distance is 129.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Sussex to Dorset without a car is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs £95 - £180.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Sussex to Dorset, including transfers.

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Sussex to Dorset bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Sussex to Dorset is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs £95 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £25 and takes 9h 17m.

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Sussex to Dorset bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at POOLE, Dorset station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sussex to Dorset is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2h 22m to drive from Sussex to Dorset.

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There are 826+ hotels available in Dorset. Prices start at £75 per night.

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How to travel from Sussex to Dorset

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Poole, United Kingdom

Poole is a large coastal town and seaport in the county of Dorset, on the south coast of England. The town is 33 km east of Dorchester, and adjoins Bournemouth to the east. The local council is Borough of Poole and was made a unitary authority in 1997, gaining administrative independence from Dorset County Council. The borough had a population of 147,645 at the 2011 census, making it the second largest in Dorset. Together with Bournemouth and Christchurch, the town forms the South East Dorset conurbation with a total population of over 465,000. - Wikipedia

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