Port of Weymouth

Land Transport and Travel To and From Port Weymouth
(Weymouth, Dorset, England, UK)

The town of Weymouth is well connected to its surrounding area. It is an hour away from Southampton and London can be reached within two hours.

Both of these cities can be quickly and conveniently reached by car.

Travel by Bus and Shuttles

Two major bus stops are located at Commercial Road and the Kings Statue, both at the centre of Weymouth town. These points of loading and disembarking are conveniently situated for access both to the town centre and to the coastline. National Express coaches also stop at Kings Statue, which sits near the Tourist Information Centre.

Car Hire and Road Travel

The port is located on the A3545, 13 km / 8 miles south of the city of Dorchester. The route is signposted, marked as 'Ferry Port' and 'Ferries'. The city of Weymouth may also be approached from the A35 from Poole. Follow the A351, proceeding to the A352. Finally, the A353 continues into the centre of Weymouth.

Car hire is available in the town of Weymouth, and most hire firms will arrange to meet customers at the port with a vehicle. Advance online booking ensures that you will get the car of your choice and offers the most competitive rates as several companies compete against one another in this online forum.

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Trains and Rail Travel

Every hour, trains from Bristol, Bath, and London Waterloo arrive at Weymouth Railway Station. These rail lines are all primary routes and connections can be easily made. London can be reached in less than three hours by train from Weymouth.

Car Parking

Short- and long-term parking options are available for passengers at the port of Weymouth. While it is unnecessary to book parking in advance, passengers are advised to budget additional time to check-in as well to pre-pay for parking.

Travel by Taxis

Taxis are always available for transfers within the city and can also be chartered for longer journeys to nearby cities. Southampton International Airport can be reached in under an hour by taxi and London Gatwick is another hour further on.

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