Weymouth travel guide

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You're Going to Love Weymouth

With a population of 50.253, Weymouth is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Weymouth to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Weymouth

If you’re looking for affordable options, Oliveto (Pier Bandstand The Esplanade) and Ship Inn - Weymouth (Custom House Quay) are great picks.

When to visit Weymouth

Weymouth in January
Estimated hotel price
£58
1 night at 3-star hotel
Weymouth in January
Estimated hotel price
£58
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Weymouth

Plane

Although Weymouth doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Southampton Airport (SOU), which is located 86 km from Weymouth. Bristol Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from easyJet, British Airways, Loganair and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Weymouth departs from London and takes around 5h 45m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Weymouth, followed by Cross Country. The train journey from Weymouth to Birmingham takes 7h 15m and costs around £35 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Glasgow, expect to pay about £69 for a 7h 31m trip. Located 4 km from the city centre, Weymouth Upwey is the busiest station in Weymouth. Another popular train station is Weymouth, located 0.7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Weymouth is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 190 km from Weymouth. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Weymouth, including National Express, FlixBus and BlaBlaBus. From London, the bus ride to Weymouth takes 209 km and will cost you around £26. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about £31 for a journey of 491 km. The most popular bus station is Weymouth Weymouth, located 0.6 km from the city centre of Weymouth. Weymouth Weymouth is also a commonly used station, and is 0.7 km from the city centre.

Plane

Although Weymouth doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Southampton Airport (SOU), which is located 86 km from Weymouth. Bristol Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from easyJet, British Airways, Loganair and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Weymouth departs from London and takes around 5h 45m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Weymouth, followed by Cross Country. The train journey from Weymouth to Birmingham takes 7h 15m and costs around £35 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Glasgow, expect to pay about £69 for a 7h 31m trip. Located 4 km from the city centre, Weymouth Upwey is the busiest station in Weymouth. Another popular train station is Weymouth, located 0.7 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Weymouth is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 190 km from Weymouth. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Weymouth, including National Express, FlixBus and BlaBlaBus. From London, the bus ride to Weymouth takes 209 km and will cost you around £26. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about £31 for a journey of 491 km. The most popular bus station is Weymouth Weymouth, located 0.6 km from the city centre of Weymouth. Weymouth Weymouth is also a commonly used station, and is 0.7 km from the city centre.

Airports near Weymouth

Airlines serving Weymouth

KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (919 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,400 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,590 reviews)
Air France
Good (971 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (703 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (773 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,439 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,449 reviews)
GOL
Good (681 reviews)
Vueling
Good (815 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (490 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (152 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (524 reviews)
Jet2
Excellent (89 reviews)
Corendon Airlines
Okay (12 reviews)
SunExpress
Good (101 reviews)
Loganair
Excellent (14 reviews)
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Where to stay in Weymouth

Average rates range from around £93 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £71 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Weymouth

Most booked hotels in Weymouth

Little Court
5 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
£84+
Summer Lodge Country House Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
£319+
Bay Tree House
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
£75+
Alexandra Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£68+
Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel Dorchester
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£92+
Clifton Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
£81+

Hiring a car in Weymouth

Hiring a car in Weymouth costs £63 per day, on average.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 28% more expensive than at Bournemouth.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Weymouth (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Weymouth is Mini (Kia Picanto or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Class Compact Car or similar) is, on average, 52% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Weymouth costs £63 per day, on average.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 28% more expensive than at Bournemouth.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Weymouth (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Weymouth is Mini (Kia Picanto or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Class Compact Car or similar) is, on average, 52% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.