There are 5 ways to get from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Trowbridge to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)
  3. Take the bus from Gillingham Station to Ivy Cross, John Shoobridge Court X2

$28 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Trowbridge, Town Hall to Salisbury, New Canal 265 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Car Park to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall 29 / ...

$15 - $16

3 alternative options

Line 80 bus, bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 80 bus from Frome, Car Park to Gillingham Station 80
  2. Take the bus from Gillingham Station to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall X2

$18 - $21

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury 25.7 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury 25.7 miles

$5 - $8

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

You can take a bus from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury via Frome, Market Place, Frome, Car Park, and Gillingham Station in around 3 h 21 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Trowbridge to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Trowbridge to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Website
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
Bus from Gillingham Station to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Frome Minibuses
Website
s101282612.websitehome.co.uk
Bus from Frome, Car Park to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
s101282612.websitehome.co.uk
Wheelers Travel
Website
wheelerstravel.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Car Park to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
wheelerstravel.co.uk
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, New Canal to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury?

The distance between Trowbridge and Shaftesbury is 35 km. The road distance is 41 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury?

The cheapest way to get from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury?

The quickest way to get from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs £80 - £100.

Is there a direct bus between Trowbridge and Shaftesbury?

No, there is no direct bus from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury. However, there are services departing from Trowbridge, Trinity Church and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall via Frome, Car Park and Gillingham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

How long does it take to get from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury?

It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury, including transfers.