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

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Train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Stroud (Glos) to Salisbury

$53 - $94

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Bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Stroud to Swindon 52
  2. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Salisbury, Friends Provident X5
  3. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall 29 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Stroud to Shaftesbury 62.3 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Stroud to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stroud to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stroud to Shaftesbury. However, there are services departing from Stroud and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall via Swindon, Bus Station and Salisbury, Blue Boar Row. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

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The distance between Stroud and Shaftesbury is 52 miles. The road distance is 62.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Stroud to Shaftesbury without a car is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs £40 - £75.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Stroud to Shaftesbury, including transfers.

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Stroud to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stroud station.

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The best way to get from Stroud to Shaftesbury is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs £40 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 41 min.

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Stroud to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, arrive at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stroud to Shaftesbury is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Stroud to Shaftesbury.

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  • Distance: 51.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Stroud to Shaftesbury once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stroud to Shaftesbury via Swindon, Swindon, Bus Station, Salisbury, Friends Provident, and Salisbury, Blue Boar Row in around 5 h 41 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Stroud (Glos) to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stroud to Swindon
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stroud, Merrywalks to Swindon, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Salisbury, Friends Provident
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk

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