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 27 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

$26 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus First  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Trowbridge, Town Hall to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row D1
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall 29 / ...

$15

3 alternative options

Bus Frome Minibuses  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Trowbridge, Trinity Church to Frome, Market Place X34 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frome, Car Park to Gillingham Station 80
  3. Take the bus from Gillingham Station to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall X2

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury 25.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury 25.7 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

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 25 min.

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The distance between Trowbridge and Shaftesbury is 22 miles. The road distance is 25.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury, including transfers.

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Trowbridge to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by Faresaver, depart from Trowbridge, Trinity Church station.

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Trowbridge 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 Trowbridge to Shaftesbury is 26 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury.

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There are 278+ hotels available in Shaftesbury. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury.
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  • Distance: 21.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

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 25 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Trowbridge to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
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
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
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
$5
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Faresaver
Website
faresaver.co.uk
Bus from Trowbridge, Trinity Church to Frome, Market Place
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
faresaver.co.uk
Frome Minibuses
Website
s101282612.websitehome.co.uk
Bus from Trowbridge, Town Bridge to Frome, Market Place
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
s101282612.websitehome.co.uk
Bus from Frome, Car Park to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
s101282612.websitehome.co.uk
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Blue Boar Row to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Trowbridge to Shaftesbury
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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