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Trains to Dorchester South

One of two stations serving the town of Dorchester in Dorset, Dorchester South sees regular service by South Western Railway along the South Western Main Line. Trains from Dorchester South operate on a half-hourly frequency in each direction on weekdays, northbound to London Waterloo from platform 1 and southbound to Weymouth from platform 2. On Sundays, trains depart on an hourly basis instead.

Dorchester South has recently been modernised and is fully outfitted with amenities including CCTV monitors that improve platform visuals for the train guards and new entrances to the platforms. Station facilities include bicycle storage, a paid carpark, a staffed ticket office and self-service ticket machines, toilets (accessed from platform 1), trolleys, and waiting rooms on both platforms. Step-free access is available to platform 1 (for London) via ramp or level access from carpark and platform 2 via a ramp from a separate entrance. Dorchester South station is close to a number of shops and amenities.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Dorchester South station.

Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Dorchester South. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Dorchester South station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays05:50 - 18:15
    Saturday 06:45 - 17:00
    Sunday 08:30 - 16:00
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False

Luggage

  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available :

Facilities

  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones : False
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Customer Service Notes :

    Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650

  • Customer help points :

Toilets

  • Toilets available :
  • Showers : False
  • Baby change : False

WiFi

Parking

  • Carpark opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
    Saturday Open 24 hours
    Sunday Open 24 hours
  • Carpark name : Station Car Park
  • Car parking spaces : 47
  • Car parking charges :
    Annual£400.00
    Daily£3.50
    Monthly£45.00
    Three Monthly£135.00
    Weekly£17.50

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 12
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV : False

Accessibility

  • Step-free access : Part of station
  • Step-free access notes :

    There is level access through the booking hall to platform 1 (for trains to Poole, Bournemouth and London Waterloo). When the booking hall is closed there is level access via the car park.

    There is level access to platform 2 (for trains to Weymouth)

    There is no step free interchange between platforms. Passengers are advised to contact our Assisted Travel team.

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter : False
Trains to Dorchester South

Address

Station Approach, Dorchester, DT1 1QX
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:50 - 18:15
Saturday 06:45 - 17:00
Sunday 08:30 - 16:00

Dorchester South Live Departures

12:12

Dorchester South

South Western Railway

Plat. 1

On time

12:31

Dorchester South

South Western Railway

Plat. 1

On time

12:48

Dorchester South

South Western Railway

Plat. 2

On time

13:04

Dorchester South

South Western Railway

Plat. 2

Station Due 13:06

13:12

Dorchester South

South Western Railway

Plat. 1

On time

13:31

Dorchester South

South Western Railway

Plat. 1

On time

13:48

Dorchester South

South Western Railway

Plat. 2

On time

14:04

Dorchester South

South Western Railway

Plat. 2

On time

14:12

Dorchester South

South Western Railway

Plat. 1

On time

12:13

London Waterloo

South Western Railway

Plat. 1

On time

12:33

London Waterloo

South Western Railway

Plat. 1

On time

12:49

Weymouth

South Western Railway

Plat. 2

On time

13:05

Weymouth

South Western Railway

Plat. 2

Station Leaving 13:07

13:13

London Waterloo

South Western Railway

Plat. 1

On time

13:33

London Waterloo

South Western Railway

Plat. 1

On time

13:49

Weymouth

South Western Railway

Plat. 2

On time

14:05

Weymouth

South Western Railway

Plat. 2

On time

14:13

London Waterloo

South Western Railway

Plat. 1

On time