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Sherborne to London Waterloo by train

It takes an average of 2h 21m to travel from Sherborne to London Waterloo by train, over a distance of around 111 miles (178 km). There are normally 29 trains per day travelling from Sherborne to London Waterloo and tickets for this journey start from £12.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 12m
PriceFrom £12.80
Distance111 miles (178 km)
Frequency29 trains per day
First train04:17
Last train21:37
Departure stationSherborne
Arrival stationLondon Waterloo
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsSouth Western Railway

Sherborne to London Waterloo train times

Check out the next trains departing from Sherborne to London Waterloo for Dienstag 23. August 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:35 10:49 2h 14m, direct
09:35 11:49 2h 14m, direct
10:35 12:49 2h 14m, direct
11:35 13:49 2h 14m, direct
12:35 14:49 2h 14m, direct
13:35 15:49 2h 14m, direct
14:35 16:49 2h 14m, direct
15:35 17:50 2h 15m, 1 change
15:35 17:51 2h 16m, direct
16:35 18:49 2h 14m, direct

How to travel from Sherborne to London Waterloo by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Sherborne to London Waterloo? Look no further.

You'll usually find 29 trains per day running between Sherborne and London Waterloo, which usually take 3 hours 55 minutes to complete the 111 miles (178 km) journey. It can take as little as 2 hours 12 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. South Western Railway trains are the main operator of services on this route, so you're likely to travel with them for all or at least part of your journey to London Waterloo.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Sherborne to London Waterloo start from £12.80 when you book in advance. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard can also help you save.

Keen to book your train tickets to London Waterloo? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable with live train times above, and tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs further down the page.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Sherborne to London Waterloo? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Sherborne to London Waterloo take?

The average journey time by train between Sherborne and London Waterloo is 2 hours and 21 minutes, with around 29 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Sherborne and London Waterloo by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Sherborne to London Waterloo is 2 hours and 12 minutes.

How much does the train from Sherborne to London Waterloo cost?

Train ticket prices from Sherborne to London Waterloo can start from as little as £12.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Sherborne to London Waterloo?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Sherborne to London Waterloo without having to change trains. There are 29 direct trains from Sherborne to London Waterloo each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Sherborne to London Waterloo leave?

The first train from Sherborne to London Waterloo leaves at 04:17. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Sherborne to London Waterloo leave?

The last train from Sherborne to London Waterloo leaves at 21:37. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Sherborne and London Waterloo by train?

Trains travelling from Sherborne to London Waterloo cover a distance of around 111 miles (178 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London Waterloo to Sherborne.

Cheap train tickets from Sherborne to London Waterloo

Train tickets from Sherborne to London Waterloo start at £12.80 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Sherborne to London Waterloo is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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