There are 5 ways to get from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury 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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Line 1 bus, line 647 bus, bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Shepton Mallet, Beech House to Castle Cary, The Horsepond 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 647 bus from Ansford, Town Hall to Gillingham Station 647
  3. Take the bus from Gillingham Station to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall X2

$15

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Line 1 bus, train, bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Shepton Mallet, Beech House to Castle Cary Station 1
  2. Take the train from Castle Cary to Yeovil Junction
  3. Take the train from Yeovil Junction to Gillingham (Dorset)
  4. Take the bus from Gillingham Station to Ivy Cross, John Shoobridge Court X2

$22 - $30

Bus, line 80 bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Shepton Mallet, Police Station to Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore 162
  2. Take the line 80 bus from Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore to Gillingham Station 80
  3. Take the bus from Gillingham Station to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall X2

$20

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury 22.8 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury 22.8 miles

$4 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury. However, there are services departing from Shepton Mallet, Beech House and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall via Ansford, Town Hall and Gillingham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Shepton Mallet and Shaftesbury is 20 miles. The road distance is 22.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury without a car is to line 1 bus and line 647 bus and bus which takes 3 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury, including transfers.

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Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by South West Coaches, depart from Shepton Mallet, Beech House station.

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Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by South West Coaches, arrive at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury is 23 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury.

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There are 278+ hotels available in Shaftesbury. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury.
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  • Distance: 20 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between Shepton Mallet, England and Shaftesbury, Dorset, England?

You can take a bus from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury via Castle Cary, The Horsepond, Ansford, Town Hall, and Gillingham Station in around 3 h 21 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Castle Cary to Yeovil Junction
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Yeovil Junction to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shepton Mallet, Beech House to Castle Cary, The Horsepond
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Ansford, Town Hall to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham Station to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shepton Mallet, Beech House to Castle Cary Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham Station to Ivy Cross, John Shoobridge Court
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Frome Minibuses
Website
s101282612.websitehome.co.uk
Bus from Shepton Mallet, Police Station to Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
s101282612.websitehome.co.uk
Bus from Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
s101282612.websitehome.co.uk
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shepton Mallet, Police Station to Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yeovil Radio Cabs
Phone
+44 1935 426666
Website
yeovilradiocabs.co.uk
Alpha Taxis
Phone
+44 117 921 1211
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 117 955 5000
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+44 117 923 1515
Website
yellowcabsbristol.co.uk

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