There are 5 ways to get from Poole to Gillingham Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
  3. Take the train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)

$34 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Poole Railway Station to Blandford Hospital X8
  2. Take the bus from Blandford Hospital to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall X3
  3. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Gillingham Station X2

$15

3 alternative options

Bus via Sturminster Newton, Car Park  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Poole Railway Station to Blandford, Crown Hotel X8
  2. Take the bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Sturminster Newton, Car Park X10
  3. Take the bus from Sturminster Newton, Car Park to Gillingham Station X4

$18

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Poole to Gillingham Station 31.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Poole to Gillingham Station 31.5 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poole to Gillingham Station is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Gillingham Station is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 49 min.

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The distance between Poole and Gillingham Station is 26 miles. The road distance is 31.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Poole to Gillingham Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poole station to Gillingham Station station. However, there are services departing from Poole Railway Station and arriving at Gillingham Station via Blandford Hospital and Shaftesbury, The Town Hall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poole to Gillingham Station. However, there are services departing from Poole and arriving at Gillingham (Dorset) via Southampton Central and Salisbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Poole, England and Gillingham Station, Dorset, England?

You can take a train from Poole to Gillingham Station via Southampton Central and Salisbury in around 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poole to Gillingham Station via Blandford Hospital and Shaftesbury, The Town Hall in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Poole to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Bus operators
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Poole Railway Station to Blandford Hospital
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Poole Railway Station to Blandford, Crown Hotel
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Blandford Hospital to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Sturminster Newton, Car Park to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Sturminster Newton, Car Park
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Poole to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Bournemouth Streamline Warrens Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 555511
Website
streamlinewarrenstaxis.co.uk
United Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 556677
Website
556677.com

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