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

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Bus, line 647 bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Gillingham Station X2
  2. Take the line 647 bus from Gillingham Station to Castle Cary, Horse Pond Inn 647

$9

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Gillingham Station X2
  2. Take the train from Gillingham (Dorset) to Castle Cary

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shaftesbury to Castle Cary 18.5 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Shaftesbury to Castle Cary 18.5 miles

$4 - $6

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Shaftesbury to Castle Cary. However, there are services departing from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall and arriving at Castle Cary, Horse Pond Inn via Gillingham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Shaftesbury and Castle Cary is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Shaftesbury to Castle Cary without a car is to bus and line 647 bus which takes 2 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Shaftesbury to Castle Cary, including transfers.

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

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Shaftesbury to Castle Cary bus services, operated by South West Coaches, arrive at Castle Cary, Horse Pond Inn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shaftesbury to Castle Cary is 19 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Shaftesbury to Castle Cary.

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There are 523+ hotels available in Castle Cary. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shaftesbury to Castle Cary.
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  • Distance: 14.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Shaftesbury, Dorset, England and Castle Cary, England?

You can take a bus from Shaftesbury to Castle Cary via Gillingham Station in around 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham Station to Castle Cary, Horse Pond Inn
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shaftesbury to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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