How to get to Sherborne

Wherever you’re travelling from, getting to Sherborne is simple enough. With various forms of transport available, whether you’re heading to Sherborne for work, pleasure or a mix of the two, this blog post details how to get to Sherborne without a hitch!

By car

If you’re travelling by car to Sherborne it can be easily reached from the A303 at Wincanton. By road, Sherborne is located on the A30 between Yeovil and Shaftesbury.

By aeroplane

If you are planning to visit Sherborne via an airport, there’s a couple of options. Firstly, you can fly into Bournemouth airport (32 miles from Sherborne) or alternatively, fly into Bristol airport (42 miles).

Looking further afield, if you plan to come to Sherborne from London (Heathrow) Airport, there is a bus/rail link via Woking and from London (Gatwick) Airport. For this option, simply change at Clapham Junction to connect with the train to Sherborne.

By train

You’ll be delighted to discover that South West trains operate a regular, hourly service from London Waterloo to Sherborne. This journey takes approximately 2hrs 15 minutes. What’s more, for travelling around the local area, trains from Exeter and other points in the South West are also regular. Want more information on the trains? Visit:

If you arrive via train, why not give us a call to arrive at Sherborne railway station and take you to your next destination whether it’s a family home, hotel or restaurant? For convenience, Sherborne railway station is in the centre of town within a very short walk of the Abbey, shops and restaurants.

Discover more…

Want to know more about Sherborne? Read more insightful blogs about this magnificent Dorset town such as our dedicated blog all about Sherborne Town. If you’d like to learn about Sherborne Schools, check out our recent blog.

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