There are 4 ways to get from Salisbury to Shaftesbury by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)
  2. Take the bus from Gillingham Station to Ivy Cross, John Shoobridge Court X2

$15 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall 29 / ...

$10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salisbury to Shaftesbury 21.1 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Salisbury to Shaftesbury 21.1 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Salisbury to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salisbury to Shaftesbury is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Salisbury and Shaftesbury is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Salisbury to Shaftesbury without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £11 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Salisbury to Shaftesbury, including transfers.

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Salisbury to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, depart from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row station.

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Salisbury to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, arrive at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall station.

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Map of how to get from Salisbury to Shaftesbury.
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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

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

Salisbury Reds operates a bus from Salisbury to Shaftesbury every 2 hours. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham Station to Ivy Cross, John Shoobridge Court
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Salisbury to Shaftesbury
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
City Cabs
Phone
+44 1722 505055
Website
citycabssalisbury.co.uk
On Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1722 509090
Website
on-linetaxis.com
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 1722 505011
Website
aa-taxis.com

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