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Public Transport details for Dorset County council


This website has information about bus/coach/rail services in the Dorset County council area, as well as most of the rest of Great Britain and Ireland. There are also links to other on-line transport information.  
The council's own website (which is good for transport information) is available here (Telephone 01305 225165).
PLEASE NOTE: THIS SITE IS NOT CONNECTED WITH THIS ORGANISATION IN ANY WAY.
 
Bus and Coach Transport information
This website contains details of 415 bus and 17 coach services that run within Dorset County council's area. Details also available of 36 bus/coach operators that are based here and 20 companies that operate the local public transport services.
    To book coach tickets in this area, click here.

Rail transport information
This website contains details of 12 train services that run within Dorset County council's area.
    To book train tickets in this area, click here.

Other Public Transport information
There appear to be 3820 bus stops or bus/coach/rail stations in this area. A file that can be used in Google Earth for these points is also available on the same site. Public transport information provision is poor in this area. Last reviewed 2009. (Explanation)

Hospitals served by public transport in this area:
  Dorchester, Dorset County Hospital
  Bridport, Community Hospital
  Fairmile, Christchurch Hospital
  St Leonards, Hospital
  Blandford Forum, Blandford Hospital
  Wimborne Minster, Wimborne Hospital



Supermarkets served by public transport in this area:
  Ferndown, Sainsburys
  Verwood, Morrisons
  Rodwell, Asda
  Radipole, Morrisons
  Lyme Regis, Coop
  Blandford St Mary, Tesco


Other information
The site also has a general map of the Dorset region here, details of surrounding counties is here and a list of 615 local cities, towns and villages. A Google Earth file for these is available here, see the Google Earth details below to find out how to use this file. Details of accomodation in this area is available here.

Long distance walks in this area:
  Greater Ridgeway
  Jubilee Trail
  MACMILLAN ABBOTSBURY TO LANGPORT LINK
  MACMILLAN WAY
  MONARCHS WAY
  SOLENT WAY
  South West Coast Path - East
  Wessex Ridgeway


 
TOTAL BUS/COACH/TRAIN JOURNEYS
  (...Explanation ?)
Approx
Monday-Friday
journeys/day
1108 
 
Approx Schoolday
only journeys/day
161 
 
Approx Saturday journeys1001 (90%) 
 
Approx Sunday journeys310 (27%) 
 
Services without
information

 
 
 
Google Earth map for Dorset County council area

If you have the Google Earth client (downloadable for free here) then a Google Earth KML file version of the maps on the right can be found here for bus services, and here for coach/train services. Each service can be clicked on to show start/finish points.
Map of local bus services
Map of local bus services in Dorset County.
Map of long distance coach and train services
Map of coach/train services from Dorset County.

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