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Bus

An open-top bus 501 runs to Portland Bill, Isle of Portland, from late July to August (£2.40, 45 minutes, seven daily). Four buses also run there on Saturday and Sunday from April to late July and in September.

The Jurassic Coaster (bus X53, four daily to hourly, no service winter Sundays) travels west from Weymouth to Axminster (2½ hours), via Abbotsbury (35 minutes) and Lyme Regis (1¾ hours). A Day Rider ticket costs adult/child £12/6; shorter fares are available.

Other services include:

Dorchester (Bus 10; £2, 30 minutes, half-hourly)

Fortuneswell, Isle of Portland (Bus 1; £2, 20 minutes, three to four per hour)

London Victoria (National Express; £15, 4¼ hours, one direct daily)

Train

Trains running at least hourly include the following direct services:

Bournemouth (£14, one hour)

Dorchester South (£5, 10 minutes)

London Waterloo (£40, three hours)

Direct services every two hours:

Bath (£20, two hours)

Bristol (£18, 2¾ hours)