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There are 5 ways to get from Avebury to Shaftesbury by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Beckhampton to Frome National Express
  2. Take the bus from Frome, Car Park to Gillingham Station 80

Cheapest option

Line 49 bus, train, bus  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the line 49 bus from Avebury, Red Lion to Swindon, Bus Station 49
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Bath Spa
  3. Take the train from Bath Spa to Salisbury
  4. Take the train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)
  5. Take the bus from Gillingham Station to Ivy Cross, John Shoobridge Court X2

£37 - £78

3 alternative options

Bus via Salisbury, Blue Boar Row  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Devizes, Market Place to Salisbury, Tesco 2
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall 29

Taxi  •  57m

  1. Take a taxi from Avebury to Shaftesbury 43 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  57m

  1. Drive from Avebury to Shaftesbury 43 miles

£7 - £11

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The cheapest way to get from Avebury to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Avebury to Shaftesbury is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Avebury to Shaftesbury. However, there are services departing from Beckhampton and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall via Frome, Car Park and Gillingham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Avebury and Shaftesbury is 33 miles. The road distance is 43 miles.

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The best way to get from Avebury to Shaftesbury without a car is to bus which takes 4h 10m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Avebury to Shaftesbury, including transfers.

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Avebury to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Beckhampton station.

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Avebury to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by Frome Bus, arrive at Gillingham Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Avebury to Shaftesbury is 43 miles. It takes approximately 57m to drive from Avebury to Shaftesbury.

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There are 352+ hotels available in Shaftesbury. Prices start at £71 per night.

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Map of how to get from Avebury to Shaftesbury.
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  • Distance: 32.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

What companies run services between Avebury, England and Shaftesbury, Dorset, England?

You can take a bus from Avebury to Shaftesbury via Frome, Frome, Car Park, and Gillingham Station in around 4h 10m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £22
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£8 - £13
Advanced Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £22
Train from Bath Spa to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £17
Advanced Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £35
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bath Spa to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £23
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£11 - £17
Anytime fare
£16 - £23
Train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £13
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£8 - £13
Anytime fare
£9 - £13
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Beckhampton to Frome
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
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National Express
Frome Bus
Phone
01373 471474
Website
fromebus.co.uk
Bus from Frome, Car Park to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Frome Bus
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Avebury, Red Lion to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West
South West Coaches
Phone
01935 475 872
Email
info@southwestcoaches.co.uk
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham Station to Ivy Cross, John Shoobridge Court
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
South West Coaches
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Devizes, Market Place to Salisbury, Tesco
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Salisbury Reds
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Salisbury Reds
Other operators
Taxi from Avebury to Shaftesbury
Ave. Duration
57m
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Paddy's Taxis
Phone
+44 1672 511 884
Marlborough Taxis
Phone
+44 1672 512 786
Website
marlboroughtaxi.co.uk
Browns Taxis
Phone
+44 7847 097 189
Erics Taxi
Phone
+44 1249 848 688
Black Dog Taxis
Phone
+44 1249 300 300
Marios' Taxi Services
Phone
+44 7519 646 465
Devizes Taxis
Phone
+44 1380 723 129
Website
devizestaxis.co.uk
Cobra Cabs Debizes
Phone
+44 1380 710 109
Website
cobra-cabs-devizes.business.site
Safe Taxis Swindon
Phone
+44 1793 979 277
Website
safetaxisswindon.co.uk
Cross Street Cars
Phone
+44 1793 232 323
Website
crossstreetcars.co.uk
A1 Swindon Taxis
Phone
+44 1793 251251
Website
a1swindontaxis.co.uk
24/7 Swindon Taxis
Phone
+44 1793 469 247
Website
247swindontaxis.co.uk
121 Swindon Taxis
Phone
+44 1793 988 862
Website
121swindontaxis.co.uk

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