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Travel to Dorset by road

Dorset is a county that is easy to reach by road, no matter where in the UK you are travelling from. While Dorset itself has no motorways, the West of the county can be reached via the M5 from Bristol – perfect for those travelling from the West Country, from the North and from Wales. From the East, the M3 and M27 make the journey time from the home counties under two and a half hours – and for the most scenic route to your destination, enjoy the views from the coastal road that stretches between Bridport and Weymouth.

Travel to Dorset by train

Dorset is well served by train, with major routes stopping at Dorchester, Wareham, Weymouth and smaller stations in between. The county is served by routes leaving from London Waterloo, as well as First Great Western services from Bristol.

To find out more information about train times or prices, or to book ticketsĀ visit: gwr.com / nationalrail.co.uk

Travel to Dorset by plane

Dorset is easily reached by air from both UK and European destinations, with airports in Southampton and Bournemouth.

For more information and/or to check flight prices and times visit: southamptonairport.com or bournemouthairport.com

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