There are 3 ways to get from Shaftesbury to Poole by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Blandford Hospital X3
  2. Take the bus from Blandford, Market Place to Poole Railway Station X8

$12

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Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shaftesbury to Poole 27.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Shaftesbury to Poole 27.9 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Shaftesbury to Poole is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shaftesbury to Poole is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shaftesbury to Poole station. However, there are services departing from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall and arriving at Poole Railway Station via Blandford, Market Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Shaftesbury and Poole is 22 miles. The road distance is 27.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Shaftesbury to Poole without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 31 min and costs £9.

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Shaftesbury to Poole, including transfers.

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

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Shaftesbury to Poole bus services, operated by More Bus, arrive at Poole Railway Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shaftesbury to Poole is 28 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Shaftesbury to Poole.

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There are 719+ hotels available in Poole. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shaftesbury to Poole.
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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Shaftesbury to Poole via Blandford, Market Place in around 1 h 31 min.

Bus operators
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Blandford Hospital
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Blandford, Market Place to Poole Railway Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shaftesbury to Poole
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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