There are 4 ways to get from Poole to Swanage by bus, taxi, car or foot

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Line 50 bus  •  19 min

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Studland, Shell Bay Ferry Offices to Swanage, Bus Station 50

$4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Poole to Swanage 20.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Poole to Swanage 20.5 miles

$4 - $7

Walk  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Walk from Poole to Swanage 10.7 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Studland, Shell Bay Ferry Offices and arriving at Swanage, Bus Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Poole and Swanage is 7 miles. The road distance is 20.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Poole to Swanage without a car is to line 50 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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The line 50 bus from Studland, Shell Bay Ferry Offices to Swanage, Bus Station takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Poole to Swanage bus services, operated by More Bus, depart from Studland, Shell Bay Ferry Offices station.

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Poole to Swanage bus services, operated by More Bus, arrive at Swanage, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poole to Swanage is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Poole to Swanage.

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There are 586+ hotels available in Swanage. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Poole to Swanage.
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  • Distance: 7.4 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Poole, England and Swanage, England?

More Bus operates a bus from Poole to Swanage every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 19 min.

Bus operators
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Studland, Shell Bay Ferry Offices to Swanage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Poole to Swanage
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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