Train services into the area arrive at either Weymouth, which is a terminus, or one of the Dorchester stations. There are two main services a) Weymouth or Dorchester  South to Poole, Bournemouth, Southampton and on to London Waterloo and b) Weymouth or Dorchester West to Yeovil, Bath and Bristol. This route has been placed in the top 10 scenic routes in Britain by some commentators.

For the Weymouth to London route find details on the South West Trains website and for the Weymouth to Bristol route view the First Great Western website.