There are 8 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Shaftesbury by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Basingstoke
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Gillingham (Dorset)

£118 - £290

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Bus  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Yeovil National Express

£25 - £43

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Train via Shrewsbury  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Salisbury

£110 - £198

Drive  •  3h 45m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Shaftesbury 206.7 miles

£35 - £55

Fly Manchester to Southampton, train  •  5h 46m

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

£63 - £260

Fly Manchester to Exeter, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter Central to Gillingham (Dorset)

£73 - £255

Fly Manchester to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 47m

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

£91 - £298

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury

£108 - £312

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Shaftesbury is to bus which costs £25 - £45 and takes 10h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 45m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Shaftesbury is 172 miles. The road distance is 206.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Shaftesbury without a car is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs £110 - £290.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Shaftesbury, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Shaftesbury is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs £110 - £290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £45 and takes 10h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Shaftesbury is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3h 45m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Shaftesbury.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport.

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What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Shaftesbury, Dorset, England?

You can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Shaftesbury via Basingstoke, Gillingham (Dorset), and Gillingham Station in around 6h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Shaftesbury via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Yeovil, Bus Station, Yeovil Junction, Station, Yeovil Junction, Gillingham (Dorset), and Gillingham Station in around 10h 7m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £320
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £300
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
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
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
50 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 Exeter Central to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £60
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £60
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
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tfw.wales
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £70
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £28
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £28
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Yeovil
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express

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There are 413+ hotels available in Shaftesbury. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £17.

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