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There are 5 ways to get from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3h 4m

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

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  38m

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

$130 - $170

3 alternative options

Line 80 bus, bus  •  3h 27m

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

Line 1 bus, line 647 bus, bus  •  3h 35m

  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

Drive  •  38m

  1. Drive from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury 22.8 miles

$4 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shepton Mallet station to Shaftesbury. However, there are services departing from Shepton Mallet, Police Station and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall via Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore and Gillingham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

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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 bus and train which takes 3h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury, including transfers.

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Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by Frome Bus, depart from Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore 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 38m to drive from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury.

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There are 295+ hotels available in Shaftesbury. Prices start at $67 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: 3h 4m

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

You can take a bus from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury via Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore and Gillingham Station in around 3h 27m.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Shepton Mallet to Yeovil
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
South West Coaches
Phone
01935 475 872
Email
info@southwestcoaches.co.uk
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shepton Mallet, Police Station to Yeovil, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham Station to Ivy Cross, John Shoobridge Court
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham Station to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shepton Mallet, Beech House to Castle Cary, The Horsepond
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Ansford, Town Hall to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Frome Bus
Phone
01373 471474
Website
fromebus.co.uk
Bus from Frome, Sainsbury's Superstore to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fromebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shepton Mallet to Shaftesbury
Ave. Duration
38m
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Yeovil Radio Cabs
Phone
+44 1935 426666
Website
yeovilradiocabs.co.uk
Yeovil Taxis A2Z
Phone
07484 098722
Website
a2ztaxis.co.uk
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+44 117 923 1515
Website
yellowcabsbristol.co.uk
AA Taxis
Phone
+44 117 955 5000
Website
aataxibristol.co.uk

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