How To Get To Durdle Door From London

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Durdle Door in Dorset is one of the most famous landmarks in the World. If you’re wondering how to visit Durdle Door from London then we have you covered with all the transport options. It is approximately 112 miles from London to Durdle Door.

When visiting Durdle Door, we recommend the walk along the Jurassic Coast to Lulworth Cove as well. It’s a great opportunity to visit Lulworth Cove and also enjoy Durdle Door beach and all the facilities. The World famous Unesco World Heritage site is a must visit at least once in your life, although I guarantee you’ll want to visit more than just once.

Durdle Door from London route

Using Public Transport To Durdle Door From London

If you’re travelling by train from London to Durdle Door, your nearest station to Durdle Door is Wool train station. Wool station is on the South Western Railway London Waterloo to Weymouth line. 

Wool train station is 5 miles away from Durdle Door. From the train station, bus stop A operates bus routes 30, 31 and X54

The number 30 bus operates a daily bus route in Summer months until September. The number 31 bus route operates a limited daily bus route in Summer months until September. 

Durdle Door limestone arch

The X54 bus offers a daily service between Easter and September. At other times, the X54 runs between Mondays and Fridays.

There is also a taxi rank based at Wool train station which hosts a variety of local taxi companies. These include Wool Taxis, Garrison Cars, Silver Cars, Jurassic Cabs, Durdle Door Cabs, A1 Taxis Wool. Pre booking your taxi journey is advisable.

More information on bus and taxi journeys from Wool train station

Another option is taking the train or coach from London to Bournemouth and connecting with Discover Dorset Tours. They offer day tours which allow you to see Durdle Door in one day from London.

The Bournemouth coach station and Bournemouth train station are in the same location, so your journey should be seamless.

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On your return journey to London, you may want to book tours and activities to extend the adventures.

steps down to Durdle Door beach

London To Durdle Door By Car

If you’re planning on driving to Durdle Door from London, then you will exit the M25 at Junction 12 Southbound. Follow the M3 until it becomes the M27 near Southampton.

Stay on the M27 until it becomes the A31 at Cadnam. Your journey will take you through the New Forest, staying on the A31 through Ferndown, Wimborne Minster, Corfe Mullen and towards Bere Regis.

At the Shell Woolbridge roundabout, take the left onto the A35 through Rye Hill. You will pass Longthorns Farm, Monkey World Ape and Rescue Centre. At the roundabout take a right onto the A352 towards Wool.

From Wool train station, stay on the A352 Wareham Road until you reach Water Lane. Turn left onto Water Lane through Winfrith village and onto High Street. Take the left near St Christopher’s Church and follow the road to Durdle Door Holiday Park.

Durdle Door Holiday Park has glamping and camping accommodation, as well as car parking for visiting Durdle Door.

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