There are 5 ways to get from Bootle to Runcorn by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Seaforth & Litherland to Liverpool Central
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Runcorn

$8 - $23

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Bus, train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Seaforth, Riversdale Road to Queen Square Bus Station X2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Runcorn

$7 - $21

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bootle to Runcorn 20.2 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Bootle to Runcorn 20.2 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Bootle to Runcorn 20.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Bootle to Runcorn is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bootle to Runcorn is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Bootle and Runcorn is 15 miles. The road distance is 20.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Bootle to Runcorn, including transfers.

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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 Lime Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 min.

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The best way to get from Bootle to Runcorn without a car is to train which takes 55 min and costs £6 - £18.

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Bootle to Runcorn train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, arrive at Hunts Cross station.

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Map of how to get from Bootle to Runcorn.
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  • Distance: 14.7 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Bootle, England and Runcorn, England?

You can take a train from Bootle to Runcorn via Liverpool Central and Liverpool Lime Street in around 55 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Seaforth & Litherland to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$1 - $2
Off-Peak Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Single
$3 - $5
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $18
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Seaforth, Riversdale Road to Liverpool, The Metquarter (Met Quarter)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Bootle to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$35 - $50
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $55
Exec
$50 - $75
UberXL
$50 - $70
Taxi from Bootle to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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