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Duration 4h
Distance 82 miles
Average price £70
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Shaftesbury

The nearest airport to Shaftesbury is Bristol (BRS). However, there are better options for getting to Shaftesbury. South Western Railway operates a train from London Waterloo to Gillingham (Dorset) hourly. Tickets cost £45 - £90 and the journey takes 1h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth (BOH) to Shaftesbury via Southbourne, St Peters School, Southbourne Cross Roads, Poole, Bus Station, and Blandford, Crown Hotel in around 5h 2m.

Recommended airport

London Heathrow (LHR)

  1. London Waterloo
  2. Shaftesbury
4h 13m
£54 - £130
Other nearby airports

London Gatwick (LGW)

  1. Clapham Junction
  2. Shaftesbury
£57 - £115

Bristol (BRS)

  1. Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal
  2. Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Salisbury
  4. Gillingham Station
  5. Shaftesbury
4h 15m
£41 - £84

London Luton (LTN)

  1. Airport Bus Station
  2. London Waterloo
  3. Shaftesbury
4h 40m
£55 - £104

Bournemouth (BOH)

  1. Hurn Bridge
  2. Southbourne Cross Roads
  3. Poole, Bus Station
  4. Blandford, Crown Hotel
  5. Shaftesbury
5h 2m
£12 - £19

Important airports for Shaftesbury

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The nearest airport to Shaftesbury is Bournemouth (BOH) Airport which is 22.5 miles away. Other nearby airports include Bristol (BRS) (34.7 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (82.4 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (89.4 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (99.5 miles).

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It takes 4h 13m to get from Shaftesbury to London Heathrow (LHR) Airport.

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We recommend flying to London Heathrow (LHR) Airport, which is 82.4 miles away from Shaftesbury. The train from London Heathrow (LHR) to Shaftesbury takes 4h 13m.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Shaftesbury. Prices start at £75 per night.

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