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There are 5 ways to get from Shaftesbury to Lymington by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  3h 8m

  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 Southampton Central

$28 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Salisbury, Tesco 29
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Littledown, Bournemouth Hospital X3
  3. Take the bus from Littledown, Bournemouth Hospital to Lymington, Main Post Office X1 / ...

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus, line 6 bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Salisbury, Tesco 29
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Endless Street to Totton, Shopping Centre X7 / ...
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Totton, St Teresas Church to Lymington, Main Post Office 6

Taxi  •  1h 6m

  1. Take a taxi from Shaftesbury to Lymington 41 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Shaftesbury to Lymington 41 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Shaftesbury to Lymington is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Shaftesbury to Lymington is to taxi which costs £180 - £220 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shaftesbury to Lymington. However, there are services departing from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall and arriving at Lymington, Main Post Office via Salisbury, Endless Street and Totton, St Teresas Church. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Shaftesbury and Lymington is 33 miles. The road distance is 41 miles.

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The best way to get from Shaftesbury to Lymington without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 8m and costs £21 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Shaftesbury to Lymington, including transfers.

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

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Shaftesbury to Lymington bus services, operated by Bluestar, arrive at Lymington, Main Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shaftesbury to Lymington is 41 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Shaftesbury to Lymington.

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There are 1027+ hotels available in Lymington. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shaftesbury to Lymington.
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  • Distance: 33.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 8m

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

You can take a bus from Shaftesbury to Lymington via Salisbury, Tesco, Salisbury, Endless Street, Totton, Shopping Centre, and Totton, St Teresas Church in around 4h 40m.

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 Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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, Endless Street to Totton, Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bluestar
Phone
01202 338421
Email
managersmailbox@bluestarbus.co.uk
Website
bluestarbus.co.uk
Bus from Totton, St Teresas Church to Lymington, Main Post Office
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
bluestarbus.co.uk
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Littledown, Bournemouth Hospital
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Littledown, Bournemouth Hospital to Lymington, Main Post Office
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shaftesbury to Lymington
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Estimated price
$240 - $290
On Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1722 509090
Website
on-linetaxis.com
City Cabs
Phone
+44 1722 505055
Website
citycabssalisbury.co.uk
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 1722 505011
Website
aa-taxis.com

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