There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury by bus, train, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Woking National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Woking to Gillingham (Dorset)

$38 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus via Basingstoke, Railway Station  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Basingstoke, Railway Station 033
  2. Take the bus from Basingstoke, Railway Station to Salisbury, Millstream Coach Park 033
  3. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall 29 / ...

$30 - $36

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Ringwood National Express
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall 29 / ...

$45 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury 97.1 miles

$20 - $30

Towncar  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Shaftesbury 97.1 miles

$220 - $310

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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.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall via Ringwood, Meeting House Lane and Salisbury, Blue Boar Row. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Shaftesbury is 82 miles. The road distance is 97.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs £28 - £45.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, arrive at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury.

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There are 282+ hotels available in Shaftesbury. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shaftesbury.
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  • Distance: 82.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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, and Salisbury, Blue Boar Row in around 5 h 8 min.

Train operators
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Woking
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Ringwood
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Basingstoke, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Basingstoke, Railway Station to Salisbury, Millstream Coach Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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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