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There are 3 ways to get from Shaftesbury to Swindon by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  3h 36m

  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 Bath Spa
  4. Take the train from Bath Spa to Swindon

$40 - $84

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall to Salisbury, Tesco 29
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Swindon, Spring Gardens X5

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Shaftesbury to Swindon 57.4 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Shaftesbury to Swindon is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Shaftesbury to Swindon is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shaftesbury to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Shaftesbury, The Town Hall and arriving at Swindon, Spring Gardens via Salisbury, Blue Boar Row. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Shaftesbury and Swindon is 42 miles. The road distance is 57.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Shaftesbury to Swindon without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 36m and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Shaftesbury to Swindon, including transfers.

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

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Shaftesbury to Swindon bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, arrive at Swindon, Spring Gardens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shaftesbury to Swindon is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Shaftesbury to Swindon.

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There are 360+ hotels available in Swindon. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shaftesbury to Swindon.
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  • Distance: 42.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

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

You can take a bus from Shaftesbury to Swindon via Salisbury, Tesco and Salisbury, Blue Boar Row in around 4h 1m.

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 Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Salisbury to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Bath Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
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, Blue Boar Row to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk

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