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Plymouth to Dorchester by train

  • First train
    04:51
  • Last train
    23:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 52m
  • Distance
    126 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    11
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Plymouth to Dorchester by train

Fast trains from Plymouth to Dorchester take around 2 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 126 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Plymouth and Dorchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Plymouth to Dorchester?

Journeys between Plymouth and Dorchester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Plymouth to Dorchester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 9 departures.

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

The Plymouth to Dorchester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Dorchester is usually scheduled to depart Plymouth around 04:51 and the last train is around 23:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Plymouth around 07:50, and the last at 19:34.

When to book Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Dorchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Plymouth and Dorchester?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • 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.

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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.