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

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Gillingham Station X2
  2. Take the bus from Gillingham Station to Sturminster Newton, Car Park X4

$8

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Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shaftesbury to Sturminster Newton 8.5 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Shaftesbury to Sturminster Newton 8.5 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Shaftesbury to Sturminster Newton is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shaftesbury to Sturminster Newton is to taxi which costs £29 - £35 and takes 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shaftesbury to Sturminster Newton. However, there are services departing from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall and arriving at Sturminster Newton, Car Park via Gillingham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Shaftesbury and Sturminster Newton is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Shaftesbury to Sturminster Newton without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £7.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Shaftesbury to Sturminster Newton, including transfers.

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

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Shaftesbury to Sturminster Newton bus services, operated by South West Coaches, arrive at Sturminster Newton, Car Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shaftesbury to Sturminster Newton is 9 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Shaftesbury to Sturminster Newton.

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There are 340+ hotels available in Sturminster Newton. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shaftesbury to Sturminster Newton.
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  • Distance: 7.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Shaftesbury, Dorset, England and Sturminster Newton, England?

You can take a bus from Shaftesbury to Sturminster Newton via Gillingham Station in around 1 h 45 min.

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
Bus from Gillingham Station to Sturminster Newton, Car Park
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shaftesbury to Sturminster Newton
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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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