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

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Bus via Salisbury, Blue Boar Row  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Salisbury, Tesco 29 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Ringwood, Meeting House Lane X3
  3. Take the bus from Ringwood, Meeting House Lane to Ferndown, Wimborne Road Post Office 38 / ...

$23

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Blandford, Market Place X3
  2. Take the bus from Blandford, Market Place to Poole, Bus Station X8
  3. Take the bus from Poole, Bus Station to Ferndown, Wimborne Road Post Office X6

$18

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shaftesbury to Ferndown 23.5 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Shaftesbury to Ferndown 23.5 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Shaftesbury to Ferndown. However, there are services departing from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall and arriving at Ferndown, Wimborne Road Post Office via Salisbury, Blue Boar Row and Ringwood, Meeting House Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Shaftesbury and Ferndown is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Shaftesbury to Ferndown without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Shaftesbury to Ferndown, including transfers.

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

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Shaftesbury to Ferndown bus services, operated by More Bus, arrive at Ferndown, Wimborne Road Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shaftesbury to Ferndown is 24 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Shaftesbury to Ferndown.

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There are 794+ hotels available in Ferndown. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shaftesbury to Ferndown.
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  • Distance: 18.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Shaftesbury to Ferndown via Salisbury, Tesco, Salisbury, Blue Boar Row, and Ringwood, Meeting House Lane in around 3 h 25 min.

Bus operators
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Salisbury, Tesco
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Ringwood, Meeting House Lane
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Ringwood, Meeting House Lane to Ferndown, Wimborne Road Post Office
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Blandford, Market Place to Poole, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Poole, Bus Station to Ferndown, Wimborne Road Post Office
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Southbourne Buses
Phone
+44 7493 142958
Email
southbournebuses@outlook.com
Website
southbournebuses.co.uk
Bus from Ringwood, Meeting House Lane to Ferndown, Wimborne Road Post Office
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
southbournebuses.co.uk
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
Other operators
Taxi from Shaftesbury to Ferndown
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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