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There are 3 ways to get from Poole to Shaftesbury by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Poole station to Blandford, Crown Hotel X8
  2. Take the bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall X3

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  41m

  1. Take a taxi from Poole to Shaftesbury 26.9 miles

$160 - $190

1 alternative option

Drive  •  41m

  1. Drive from Poole to Shaftesbury 26.9 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Poole to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Shaftesbury is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poole station to Shaftesbury. However, there are services departing from Poole station and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall via Blandford, Crown Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 15m.

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The distance between Poole and Shaftesbury is 22 miles. The road distance is 26.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Poole to Shaftesbury without a car is to bus which takes 2h 15m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 15m to get from Poole to Shaftesbury, including transfers.

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Poole to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by More Bus, arrive at Poole station.

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Poole to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by South West Coaches, arrive at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poole to Shaftesbury is 27 miles. It takes approximately 41m to drive from Poole to Shaftesbury.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Shaftesbury. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Poole to Shaftesbury.
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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 15m

What companies run services between Poole, England and Shaftesbury, Dorset, England?

You can take a bus from Poole to Shaftesbury via Blandford, Crown Hotel in around 2h 15m.

Bus operators
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Poole station to Blandford, Crown Hotel
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
South West Coaches
Phone
01935 475 872
Email
info@southwestcoaches.co.uk
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Poole to Shaftesbury
Ave. Duration
41m
Estimated price
$160 - $190
United Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 556677
Website
556677.com
Bournemouth Streamline Warrens Taxis
Phone
+44 1202 555511
Website
streamlinewarrenstaxis.co.uk

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