Poole to Dorchester by train

  • First train
    06:24
  • Last train
    22:37
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    27m
  • Distance
    32 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    31m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Poole to Dorchester by train

Fast trains from Poole to Dorchester take around 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 32 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Poole and Dorchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Poole to Dorchester?

Direct trains from Poole to Dorchester have been found.

We usually find around 38 direct trains on the route from Poole to Dorchester every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 62 departures.

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

The Poole to Dorchester train travel time is normally about 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Dorchester is usually scheduled to depart Poole around 06:24 and the last train is around 23:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Poole around 06:24, and the last at 23:25.

When to book Poole 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 Poole to Dorchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Poole and Dorchester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Poole 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.

Dorchester to Poole 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.