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There are 4 ways to get from Weymouth to Shaftesbury by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Weymouth to Yeovil Pen Mill
  2. Take the train from Yeovil Pen Mill to Gillingham (Dorset)

$24 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Blandford, Crown Hotel X12 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall X3

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Weymouth to Shaftesbury 37.5 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Weymouth to Shaftesbury 37.5 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Weymouth to Shaftesbury is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Weymouth to Shaftesbury is to taxi which costs £110 - £150 and takes 51 min.

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The distance between Weymouth and Shaftesbury is 30 miles. The road distance is 37.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Weymouth to Shaftesbury without a car is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs £18 - £35.

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

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The best way to get from Weymouth to Shaftesbury is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs £18 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 32 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Weymouth to Shaftesbury is 38 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Weymouth to Shaftesbury.

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There are 286+ hotels available in Shaftesbury. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Weymouth to Shaftesbury.
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  • Distance: 29.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Weymouth to Shaftesbury via Yeovil Pen Mill, Gillingham (Dorset), and Gillingham Station in around 3 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Weymouth to Shaftesbury via Dorchester South, Dorchester, South Station, and Blandford, Crown Hotel in around 3 h 32 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Weymouth to Yeovil Pen Mill
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Bus operators
Damory Coaches
South West Coaches
Phone
01935 475 872
Email
info@southwestcoaches.co.uk
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Weymouth to Shaftesbury
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190

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