Travel within United Kingdom is: Unrestricted. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Shaftesbury?

Book now

There are 12 ways to get from Glasgow to Shaftesbury by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via London  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston Glasgow Central - London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Gillingham (Dorset) London Waterloo - Exeter St Davids / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Ringwood National Express

10 alternative options

Train  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Bristol Temple Meads Glasgow Central - Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury Cardiff Central - Portsmouth Harbour / ...

Bus via Birmingham  •  16h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Brunel Street to Southampton East Park Terrace Leeds Bus Station - Portsmouth The Hard Interchange / ...

Drive  •  6h 57m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Shaftesbury 411.2 miles

Fly Glasgow to Southampton, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury

Fly Glasgow to Exeter, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Exeter (EXT) GLA - EXT
  2. Take the train from Cranbrook to Gillingham (Dorset)

Fly Glasgow to Bristol, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Southampton, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury

Fly Glasgow to London Heathrow, train  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  2. Take the train from Woking to Gillingham (Dorset)

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol, train  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Basingstoke
  3. Take the train from Basingstoke to Gillingham (Dorset)
Glasgow → Shaftesbury
Unrestricted

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in United Kingdom

m

Regional advice

Regional advice

Travel within United Kingdom

Nationwide control measures in place
Observe COVID-19 safety rules

COVID-19 help in United Kingdom

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 111

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United Kingdom is currently allowed.

Explore travel options

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Shaftesbury is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Shaftesbury is subject to regional advice.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 28 Sep 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Shaftesbury is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 13h 50m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Shaftesbury is to fly and train which costs £130 - £350 and takes 5h 36m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Shaftesbury. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Ringwood, Meeting House Lane and Salisbury, Blue Boar Row. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 50m.

More details

The distance between Glasgow and Shaftesbury is 348 miles. The road distance is 411.2 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Glasgow to Shaftesbury without a car is to train via London which takes 8h 29m and costs £200 - £650.

More details

It takes approximately 8h 29m to get from Glasgow to Shaftesbury, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Glasgow to Shaftesbury is to train via London which takes 8h 29m and costs £200 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 13h 50m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

Search flights

Glasgow to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ringwood station.

More details

Map of how to get from Glasgow to Shaftesbury.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 348.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 29m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Shaftesbury, Dorset, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Shaftesbury via London Euston, Euston station, Waterloo station, London Waterloo, Gillingham (Dorset), and Gillingham Station in around 8h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Shaftesbury via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Ringwood, Meeting House Lane, Salisbury, New Canal, and Salisbury, Blue Boar Row in around 13h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £230
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£27 - £140
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £450
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £600
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £750
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £490
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £550
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £450
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £600
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £280
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £750
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £550
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £90
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £26
Train from Cranbrook to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£27 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £55
Train from Woking to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £70
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£60 - £70
Train from Basingstoke to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £50
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£190 - £470
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£190 - £240
Anytime Day 1st Class
£330 - £470
Train from Birmingham International to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £170
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £28
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 Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Ringwood
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£18 - £30
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Birmingham Brunel Street to Southampton East Park Terrace
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£11 - £18
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Shaftesbury is 411 miles. It takes approximately 6h 57m to drive from Glasgow to Shaftesbury.

Get driving directions

Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Southampton Airport.

Search flights

There are 82+ hotels available in Shaftesbury. Prices start at £87 per night.

More details

The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 shuttle which takes 15 min and costs £7.

More details