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There are 5 ways to get from Blandford Forum to Salisbury by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Blandford, Market Place to Poole, Seldown Coach Station X8
  2. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Central
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Salisbury

£29 - £58

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Blandford, Fairfield Road to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall X3
  2. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Salisbury, New Canal 29

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blandford Forum to Salisbury 23.9 miles

£50 - £65

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Blandford Forum to Salisbury 23.9 miles

£3 - £6

Taxi, train  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blandford Forum to Gillingham (Dorset)
  2. Take the train from Gillingham (Dorset) to Salisbury

£47 - £65

Blandford Forum to Salisbury by bus

The bus journey time between Blandford Forum and Salisbury is around 3h 7m and covers a distance of around 39 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 1m. Operated by South West Coaches and Salisbury Reds, the Blandford Forum to Salisbury bus service departs from Blandford, Fairfield Road and arrives in Salisbury, New Canal. Typically 30 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Blandford Forum to Salisbury bus schedules

Blandford Forum → Salisbury
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The cheapest way to get from Blandford Forum to Salisbury is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blandford Forum to Salisbury is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blandford Forum to Salisbury. However, there are services departing from Blandford, Fairfield Road and arriving at Salisbury, New Canal via Shaftesbury, The Town Hall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Blandford Forum and Salisbury is 22 miles. The road distance is 23.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Blandford Forum to Salisbury without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 50m and costs £29 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Blandford Forum to Salisbury, including transfers.

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Blandford Forum to Salisbury bus services, operated by South West Coaches, depart from Blandford, Fairfield Road station.

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Blandford Forum to Salisbury bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, arrive at Salisbury, New Canal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blandford Forum to Salisbury is 24 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Blandford Forum to Salisbury.

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There are 157+ hotels available in Salisbury. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 21.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 50m

What companies run services between Blandford Forum, England and Salisbury, England?

You can take a bus from Blandford Forum to Salisbury via Shaftesbury, The Town Hall in around 2h 50m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Poole to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £30
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £22
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £22
Train from Gillingham (Dorset) to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £20
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£9 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£16 - £20
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£10 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £25
Bus operators
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Blandford, Market Place to Poole, Seldown Coach Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
More Bus
South West Coaches
Phone
01935 475 872
Email
info@southwestcoaches.co.uk
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Blandford, Fairfield Road to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
South West Coaches
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Salisbury, New Canal
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Salisbury Reds
Other operators
Taxi from Blandford Forum to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Oakwood Taxis
Phone
+44 1258 455 555
Website
blandford-oakwoodtaxis.co.uk
Ken's Kabs
Phone
+44 1258 456 136
Website
kenskabs.co.uk
Blandford Taxis
Phone
+44 1258 410 021
Website
blandfordtaxis.com

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