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There are 4 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Axminster

£66 - £126

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Weymouth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Weymouth, Kings Statue to Lyme Regis, The Square X51 / ...

£12 - £16

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Weymouth
  2. Take the bus from Weymouth, Kings Statue to Lyme Regis, The Square X51 / ...

£66 - £126

Drive  •  2h 56m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis 155.5 miles

£23 - £35

Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis by train and bus

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Lyme Regis is around 4h 14m and covers a distance of around 151 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 17m. Operated by South Western Railway and First, the Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis service departs from London Waterloo and arrives in Lyme Regis, Co-op Store. Typically 11 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 14m
Fastest journey time:
3h 17m
Journey distance:
151 miles
Services per week:
11
Cheapest price:
£66
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:10
Last service departs at:
21:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Waterloo Station → Lyme Regis
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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis is to bus which costs £11 - £17 and takes 7h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station station to Lyme Regis. However, there are services departing from Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd and arriving at Lyme Regis, The Square via London Victoria Coach Station and Weymouth, Kings Statue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 59m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Lyme Regis is 134 miles. The road distance is 155.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis without a car is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs £65 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs £65 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 7h 59m.

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Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis bus services, operated by First, arrive at Lyme Regis, The Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis is 156 miles. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis.

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  • Distance: 134.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Lyme Regis, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from London Waterloo to Axminster hourly. Tickets cost £60 - £130 and the journey takes 2h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Lyme Regis via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria Coach Station, Weymouth, and Weymouth, Kings Statue in around 7h 59m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Axminster
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £130
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £130
Train from London Waterloo to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £130
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £80
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £130
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express

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