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Duration 51 min
Distance 22 miles
Average price £15
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Bootle and Runcorn takes 51 min and the fastest train takes 39 min. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Bootle to Runcorn. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Seaforth & Litherland
  2. Runcorn
50 min
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£5 - £21

Bootle to Runcorn train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Bootle and Runcorn. The earliest departure is at 22:27 at night, and the last departure from Bootle is at 23:27 which arrives into Runcorn at 06:27. All services require a transfer at Liverpool South Parkway and take an average of 51 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bootle to Runcorn. However, there are services departing from Seaforth & Litherland and arriving at Runcorn via Liverpool South Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Bootle and Runcorn is 15 miles. The road distance is 22 miles.

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Bootle to Runcorn train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, depart from Seaforth & Litherland station.

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Bootle to Runcorn train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, arrive at Liverpool South Parkway station.

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What companies run services between Bootle and Runcorn?

Merseyrail Electrics operates a train from Seaforth & Litherland to Liverpool South Parkway every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 29 min.
Train operators
Merseyrail Electrics
Ave. Duration
29 min
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5

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