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There are 3 ways to get from Shaftesbury to Cirencester by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train, line 882 bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Gillingham Station X2
  2. Take the train from Gillingham (Dorset) to Salisbury
  3. Take the train from Salisbury to Bath Spa
  4. Take the train from Bath Spa to Swindon
  5. Take the train from Swindon to Kemble
  6. Take the line 882 bus from Kemble station to Cirencester, Old Station Car Park 882

$50 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus, line 51 bus  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Salisbury, Tesco 29
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Swindon, Bus Station X5
  3. Take the line 51 bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Cirencester, The Forum 51 / ...

$4 - $5

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from Shaftesbury to Cirencester 58.1 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shaftesbury to Cirencester is to bus and line 51 bus which costs £3 - £4 and takes 5h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Shaftesbury to Cirencester is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shaftesbury to Cirencester. However, there are services departing from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall and arriving at Cirencester, The Forum via Salisbury, Blue Boar Row and Swindon, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 59m.

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The distance between Shaftesbury and Cirencester is 51 miles. The road distance is 58.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Shaftesbury to Cirencester without a car is to bus and train and line 882 bus which takes 5h 46m and costs £35 - £80.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Shaftesbury to Cirencester, including transfers.

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Shaftesbury to Cirencester bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, depart from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall station.

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Shaftesbury to Cirencester bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Cirencester, The Forum station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shaftesbury to Cirencester is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from Shaftesbury to Cirencester.

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There are 670+ hotels available in Cirencester. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shaftesbury to Cirencester.
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  • Distance: 50.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 46m

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

You can take a bus from Shaftesbury to Cirencester via Salisbury, Tesco, Salisbury, Blue Boar Row, and Swindon, Bus Station in around 5h 59m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Dorset) to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Salisbury to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Bath Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
Train from Swindon to Kemble
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $11
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $14
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Phone
01935 475 872
Email
info@southwestcoaches.co.uk
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Salisbury, Tesco
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Cirencester, The Forum
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
Stagecoach West

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