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

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Train  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the train from Salisbury to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole

£18 - £54

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Bus via Ringwood  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Ringwood, Meeting House Lane X3
  2. Take the bus from Ringwood to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...

£8 - £12

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Bus  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Bournemouth Square X3
  2. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Poole, Bus Station M1 / ...

£8 - £13

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salisbury to Poole 33 miles

£70 - £85

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Salisbury to Poole 33 miles

£5 - £9

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The cheapest way to get from Salisbury to Poole is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salisbury to Poole is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salisbury to Poole station. However, there are services departing from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row and arriving at Poole, Bus Station via Bournemouth Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Salisbury to Poole. However, there are services departing from Salisbury and arriving at Poole via Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 33m.

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The distance between Salisbury and Poole is 26 miles. The road distance is 33 miles.

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The best way to get from Salisbury to Poole without a car is to train which takes 1h 33m and costs £17 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 33m to get from Salisbury to Poole, including transfers.

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Salisbury to Poole bus services, operated by More Bus, depart from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row station.

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Salisbury to Poole train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Salisbury station.

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Map of how to get from Salisbury to Poole.
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  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Duration: 1h 33m

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

You can take a train from Salisbury to Poole via Southampton Central in around 1h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salisbury to Poole via Bournemouth Square in around 1h 52m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £25
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£10 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £25
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £22
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £22
Train from Southampton Central to Poole
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £30
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Poole
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£7 - £22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £22
Bus operators
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Bournemouth Square
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
More Bus
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Poole, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
More Bus
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Ringwood, Meeting House Lane
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
More Bus
Bus from Ringwood, Meeting House Lane to Poole, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
More Bus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ringwood to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Salisbury to Poole
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
£70 - £85
Triple 4 Triple 4 Taxis
Phone
+44 1722 444 444
Website
triple4triple4taxis.co.uk
Salisbury Red Taxi
Phone
+44 7764 723 203
Website
salisburyredtaxi.co.uk
On Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1722 509 090
Website
onlinecitycabs.co.uk
All The Sevens Taxis
Phone
+44 1722 777 777
Website
allthesevens.co.uk
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 1722 505 011
Website
aa-taxis.com

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The best way to get from Salisbury to Poole is to train which takes 1h 33m and costs £17 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 52m.

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

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Salisbury to Poole train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Poole station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salisbury to Poole is 33 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Salisbury to Poole.

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