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

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Bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Weymouth, Kings Statue to Blandford, Crown Hotel X12
  2. Take the bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall X3

$15

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Train  •  3 h 7 min

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

$29 - $45

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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No, there is no direct bus from Weymouth to Shaftesbury. However, there are services departing from Weymouth, Kings Statue and arriving at Shaftesbury, The Town Hall via Blandford, Crown Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 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 bus which takes 2 h 49 min and costs £12.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Weymouth to Shaftesbury, including transfers.

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Weymouth to Shaftesbury bus services, operated by Damory Coaches, depart from Weymouth, Kings Statue station.

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The best way to get from Weymouth to Shaftesbury is to bus which takes 2 h 49 min and costs £12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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Weymouth 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 Weymouth to Shaftesbury is 38 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Weymouth to Shaftesbury.

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  • Distance: 29.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Weymouth to Shaftesbury via Blandford, Crown Hotel in around 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Weymouth to Shaftesbury via Yeovil Pen Mill, Gillingham (Dorset), and Gillingham Station in around 3 h 7 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
Phone
01202 338 420
Email
enquiries@damory.co.uk
Website
damory.co.uk
Bus from Weymouth, Kings Statue to Blandford, Crown Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
damory.co.uk
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Shaftesbury, The Town Hall
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
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Taxi from Weymouth to Shaftesbury
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190

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There are 282+ hotels available in Shaftesbury. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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