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There are 4 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Shaftesbury by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Temple Meads A1
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury
  3. Take the train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)
  4. Take the bus from Gillingham Station to Ivy Cross, John Shoobridge Court X2

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Temple Meads to Street, Glaston House 376
  2. Take the bus from Street, Strode College to Gillingham Station 647

Bus via Salisbury, Blue Boar Row  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Bath City Centre, Dorchester Street A4
  2. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row D1
  3. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall 29

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Shaftesbury 52.3 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Shaftesbury. However, there are services departing from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall via Temple Meads, Street, Strode College and Gillingham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Shaftesbury is 35 miles. The road distance is 52.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Shaftesbury without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 7m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Shaftesbury, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by First, depart from Temple Meads station.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by South West Coaches, arrive at Gillingham Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Shaftesbury is 52 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Shaftesbury.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Shaftesbury. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Shaftesbury.
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  • Distance: 34.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 7m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Shaftesbury, Dorset, England?

You can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Shaftesbury via Temple Meads, Street, Glaston House, Street, Strode College, and Gillingham Station in around 5h 43m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Website
First
Bus from Temple Meads to Street, Glaston House
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
First
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
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Street, Strode College to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Air Decker
Website
airdecker.com
Bus from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Bath City Centre, Dorchester Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
airdecker.com
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk

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