The cheapest trains from London to Dorchester

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Cheapest

£29

Average

£60

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Dorchester will cost around £ 60 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 29.

Cheapest
05:30London Waterloo3h02 08:32Dorchester South
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£291One-way
Cheapest
07:03London Waterloo2h53 09:56Dorchester South
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£291One-way
Cheapest
06:30London Waterloo3h02 09:32Dorchester South
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£291One-way
08:05London Waterloo2h43 10:48Dorchester South
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£371One-way
09:05London Waterloo2h43 11:48Dorchester South
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£391One-way

Timetable London to Dorchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, 21 Oct
05:30London Waterloo3h02 08:32Dorchester South
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06:30London Waterloo3h02 09:32Dorchester South
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07:03London Waterloo2h53 09:56Dorchester South
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07:32London Paddington3h15 10:47Dorchester West
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07:48London Paddington2h59 10:47Dorchester West
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08:05London Waterloo2h43 10:48Dorchester South
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09:05London Waterloo2h43 11:48Dorchester South
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10:05London Waterloo2h43 12:48Dorchester South
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10:35London Paddington3h11 13:46Dorchester West
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11:05London Waterloo2h43 13:48Dorchester South
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Thu
21 Oct
£37South Western Railway
£13National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£18South Western Railway
£11National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£29South Western Railway
£21National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£32South Western Railway
£21National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£16South Western Railway
£16National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£26South Western Railway
£16National Express
Thu
28 Oct
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£16National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£37South Western Railway
£21National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£29South Western Railway
£23National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£26South Western Railway
£21National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£16South Western Railway
£12National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£50Great Western Railway
£12National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£36South Western Railway
£13National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£27South Western Railway
£23National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£16South Western Railway
£12National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£26South Western Railway
£12National Express

The fastest trains from London to Dorchester

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 43 m

Average

2 h 55 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

184 km

Of the 10 trains that leave London for Dorchester every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 184 km distance in an average of 2 h 55 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 43 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:05London Waterloo2h43 10:48Dorchester South
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£371One-way
Fastest
10:05London Waterloo2h43 12:48Dorchester South
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£641One-way
Fastest
11:05London Waterloo2h43 13:48Dorchester South
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£641One-way
Fastest
09:05London Waterloo2h43 11:48Dorchester South
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£391One-way
07:03London Waterloo2h53 09:56Dorchester South
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£291One-way

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Train Information between London and Dorchester

distanceDistance113 miles (183 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€34)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway

Trains from London to Dorchester cover the 113 miles (183 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 29 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £30, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Dorchester South.

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Trains from London to Dorchester
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Dorchester from London cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between London and Dorchester for as low as £16  for the next 7 days.
How much does the train from London to Dorchester cost on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Dorchester train to cost on average £30  one way.
What is the distance by train from London to Dorchester?
The London to Dorchester train distance is approximately 113 miles (183 km).
How long is the train between London and Dorchester?
While the time it takes to travel 113 miles (183 km) to Dorchester from London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to Dorchester is on average 2 h 29 min.
When travelling by train from London to Dorchester, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Dorchester do I arrive in?

Some of the London train stations to Dorchester you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Dorchester include Dorchester South and Dorchester West.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Dorchester South.

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Dorchester train station located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Dorchester most often arrive at Dorchester South and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies go from London to Dorchester?
If you're looking for trains from London to Dorchester, you can rely on South Western Railway to get you to Dorchester. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Dorchester journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train to Dorchester from London?
If you’re looking for a direct train from London to Dorchester, consider travelling with South Western Railway. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
When is the earliest train from London to Dorchester? When is the last train from London to Dorchester?
The earliest train for this trip departs from London at 07: 05. The last train leaves from London at 11: 54. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London to Dorchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Dorchester from London to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from London to Dorchester is on average £30 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Dorchester from London available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Dorchester
London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Dorchester.
Amenities at station
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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Connections to/from station
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar