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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train  •  2 h 10 min

  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

$23 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Salisbury, Tesco 29 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Endless Street to Southampton City Centre, Marlands X7 / ...

$19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shaftesbury to Southampton 43.6 miles

$170 - $220

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Shaftesbury to Southampton 43.6 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Shaftesbury to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Marlands via Salisbury, Endless Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Shaftesbury and Southampton is 35 miles. The road distance is 43.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Shaftesbury to Southampton without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Shaftesbury to Southampton, including transfers.

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

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Shaftesbury to Southampton bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Marlands station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shaftesbury to Southampton is 44 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Shaftesbury to Southampton.

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Map of how to get from Shaftesbury to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 35.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Shaftesbury to Southampton via Salisbury, Tesco and Salisbury, Endless Street in around 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Dorset) to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
37 min
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
29 min
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
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Endless Street to Southampton City Centre, Marlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shaftesbury to Southampton
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$170 - $220
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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