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

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Bus  •  1 h 15 min

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

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salisbury to Shaftesbury 21.1 miles

$85 - $110

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 31 min

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

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 four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 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 bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs .

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The bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Salisbury to Shaftesbury is 21 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Salisbury to Shaftesbury.

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There are 289+ hotels available in Shaftesbury. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Salisbury to Shaftesbury.
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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

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

Salisbury Reds operates a bus from Salisbury to Shaftesbury every 4 hours, and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
South West Coaches
Phone
01935 475 872
Email
info@southwestcoaches.co.uk
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham Station to Ivy Cross, John Shoobridge Court
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.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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