There are 4 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury by bus, train, car or towncar

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

Bus, train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. National Express

$38 - $57

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. National Express
  2. 29 / ...

$45 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. 97.1 miles

$20 - $30

Towncar  •  1 h 40 min

  1. 97.1 miles

$220 - $310

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Shaftesbury, Dorset, England?

You can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury via Ringwood, Ringwood, Meeting House Lane, Salisbury, New Canal, and Salisbury, Car Park in around 5 h 3 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Woking
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Ringwood
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Website
nationalexpress.com
Wheelers Travel
Website
wheelerstravel.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Car Park to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
wheelerstravel.co.uk
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, New Canal to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Shaftesbury
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Shaftesbury is 132 km. The road distance is 155 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury is to drive which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £15 - £23.

No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall via Ringwood, Meeting House Lane and Salisbury, Car Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury, including transfers.