Sherborne travel guide

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You're Going to Love Sherborne

With a population of 9,558, Sherborne is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Sherborne

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Cross Keys Sherborne (88 Cheap St 3JB) and The Dining Room (The Dining Room Wesburty) are great picks.

When to visit Sherborne

Sherborne in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Sherborne in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Sherborne


Although Sherborne doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Bristol Airport (BRS), which is located 51 km from Sherborne.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Sherborne, followed by Great Western Railway. The train journey from Sherborne to Cardiff takes 0h 45m and costs around $13 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $109 for a 1h 14m trip. Located 0.5 km from the city centre, Sherborne is the busiest station in Sherborne. Another popular train station is Sherborne Yetminster, located 7 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Sherborne is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 177 km from Sherborne. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Sherborne, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Cardiff, the bus ride to Sherborne takes 105 km and will cost you around $12. From London, the ticket costs about $15 for a journey of 225 km.

Airports near Sherborne

Airlines serving Sherborne

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British Airways
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Air France
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Etihad Airways
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Ethiopian Air
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Aer Lingus
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Aegean Airlines
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Virgin Atlantic
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Kenya Airways
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Where to stay in Sherborne

Average rates range from around $223 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $246 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Sherborne

Hiring a car in Sherborne

Expect to pay $3.20 per litre in Sherborne (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.39 and $51.18. The most frequently booked car type in Sherborne is Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 26% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.