London to Dorchester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    21:35
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 26m

Travelling from London to Dorchester by train

Fast trains from London to Dorchester take around 2 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 186 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Dorchester.

Are there direct trains from London to Dorchester?

Direct trains from London to Dorchester have been found.

We usually find around 33 direct trains on the route from London to Dorchester every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 28 departures.

How long is the train journey from London to Dorchester?

The London to Dorchester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the London to Dorchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Dorchester is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:30 and the last train is around 21:35. This is the same at the weekend.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book London to Dorchester train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from London to Dorchester by train.

Which train companies operate between London and Dorchester?

More than one train company operates on the route from London to Dorchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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