Getting there & away
There’s one daily National Express coach to London (£19.20, 4¼ hours).
Bus 10 is the quickest to Dorchester (30 minutes, three per hour). The hourly bus 31 also stops in Dorchester en route to Lyme Regis (two hours) and Axminster, while the X53 travels from Weymouth to Wareham (50 minutes, six daily, four on Sunday) and Bournemouth (two hours), and to Abbotsbury (35 minutes), Lyme Regis (90 minutes) and Exeter (three hours) in the opposite direction. Bus 1 travels regularly over to Portland (30 minutes).
Trains run hourly to London (£63, 2¾ hours) via Dorchester South (11 minutes) and Bournemouth (£10.50, one hour), and every two hours to Dorchester West, Bath (£11.60, two hours) and Bristol (£13, 2¼ hours).