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Travelling from Southampton to Dorchester by train

Fast trains from Southampton to Dorchester take around 1 hour and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 80 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Dorchester.

Are there direct trains from Southampton to Dorchester?

Direct trains from Southampton to Dorchester have been found.

We usually find around 40 direct trains on the route from Southampton to Dorchester every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Southampton to Dorchester?

The Southampton to Dorchester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Southampton to Dorchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Dorchester is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 06:13 and the last train is around 22:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 06:21, and the last at 23:03.

When to book Southampton 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 Southampton to Dorchester by train.

Which train companies operate between Southampton and Dorchester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Southampton 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 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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