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There are 4 ways to get from Bournemouth to Shaftesbury by train, bus, taxi or car

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Shaftesbury.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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

More Bus operates a bus from Bournemouth to Shaftesbury every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 hour 25 minutes.

Train operators
Bus operators
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Poole Railway Station to Blandford Hospital
Avg. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Blandford Hospital to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Avg. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Bournemouth Streamline Warrens Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 555511
Website
streamlinewarrenstaxis.co.uk
United Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 556677
Website
556677.com

How far is it from Bournemouth to Shaftesbury?

The distance between Bournemouth and Shaftesbury is 39 km. The road distance is 50 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Shaftesbury?

The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £6 and takes 49 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Bournemouth to Shaftesbury?

The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Shaftesbury is to taxi which takes 49 minutes and costs £120.

Is there a direct bus between Bournemouth and Shaftesbury?

No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth to Shaftesbury. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Square and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall via Salisbury, Blue Boar Row. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 hours 38 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Bournemouth to Shaftesbury?

It takes approximately 2 hours 44 minutes to get from Bournemouth to Shaftesbury, including transfers.