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There are 5 ways to get from Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station) by train, bus or car

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Train via Clapham Junction  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Dorset) to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Rainham (Kent)

$55 - $82

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Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Salisbury, Tesco 29 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ringwood to London Victoria Coach Station 035
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gillingham 007 / ...

$18 - $26

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Dorset) to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Rainham (Kent)

$53 - $78

Bus, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Salisbury, Tesco 29 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Andover Station 8
  3. Take the train from Andover to London Waterloo
  4. Take the bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square North to Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre 719 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station) 146.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station) is to bus which costs £13 - £20 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station) is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station). However, there are services departing from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall and arriving at Gillingham via Salisbury, Blue Boar Row, Ringwood and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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The distance between Shaftesbury and Gillingham (Station) is 123 miles. The road distance is 146.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station), including transfers.

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Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station) bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, depart from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall station.

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The best way to get from Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station) is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £20 and takes 8 h.

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Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gillingham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station) is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to drive from Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station).

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Map of how to get from Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station).
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  • Distance: 122.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Shaftesbury, Dorset, England and Gillingham (Station), Medway, England?

You can take a train from Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station) via Gillingham Station, Gillingham (Dorset), Clapham Junction, London Victoria, Rainham (Kent), and Rainham, The White Horse in around 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shaftesbury to Gillingham (Station) via Salisbury, Tesco, Salisbury, Blue Boar Row, Ringwood, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 8 h.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Dorset) to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gillingham (Dorset) to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Andover to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Andover Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Stagecoach in Hampshire Andover
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Andover Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Hampshire Andover
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square North to Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ringwood to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express

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