Bristol to Dorchester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 1m
  • Distance
    90 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 17m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bristol to Dorchester by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Dorchester take around 2 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 90 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Dorchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Dorchester?

Direct trains from Bristol to Dorchester have been found.

We usually find around 21 direct trains on the route from Bristol to Dorchester every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Dorchester?

The Bristol to Dorchester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bristol to Dorchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Dorchester is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 08:12 and the last train is around 20:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 08:19, and the last at 20:49.

When to book Bristol 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 Bristol to Dorchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Dorchester?

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

  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway

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

Dorchester to Bristol by train

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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.