There are 3 ways to get from Poole to Shaftesbury by bus, taxi or car
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What companies run services between Poole, England and Shaftesbury, Dorset, England?
You can take a bus from Poole to Shaftesbury via Blandford Hospital in around 2 h 13 min.
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Questions & Answers
The distance between Poole and Shaftesbury is 36 km. The road distance is 43 km.
The cheapest way to get from Poole to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 41 min.
The quickest way to get from Poole to Shaftesbury is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs £85 - £110.
No, there is no direct bus from Poole to Shaftesbury. However, there are services departing from Poole Railway Station and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall via Blandford Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.
It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Poole to Shaftesbury, including transfers.