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

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Train, bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Dorset) to Axminster
  2. Take the bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Bridport, Coach Station X51 / ...

$22 - $31

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Blandford, Market Place X3
  2. Take the bus from Blandford, Market Place to Dorchester, South Station X12 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Bridport, Town Centre X51

$16 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from Shaftesbury to Bridport 46.7 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Shaftesbury to Bridport 46.7 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Shaftesbury to Bridport. However, there are services departing from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall and arriving at Bridport, Town Centre via Blandford, Market Place and Dorchester, South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Shaftesbury and Bridport is 31 miles. The road distance is 46.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Shaftesbury to Bridport without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Shaftesbury to Bridport, including transfers.

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Shaftesbury to Bridport bus services, operated by South West Coaches, depart from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall station.

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Shaftesbury to Bridport bus services, operated by First, arrive at Bridport, Town Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shaftesbury to Bridport is 47 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from Shaftesbury to Bridport.

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There are 498+ hotels available in Bridport. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shaftesbury to Bridport.
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  • Distance: 31.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

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

You can take a bus from Shaftesbury to Bridport via Blandford, Market Place and Dorchester, South Station in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Bridport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Dorchester, South Station to Bridport, Town Centre
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Blandford, Market Place
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Damory Coaches
Phone
01202 338 420
Email
enquiries@damory.co.uk
Website
damory.co.uk
Bus from Blandford, Market Place to Dorchester, South Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
damory.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shaftesbury to Bridport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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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