There are 4 ways to get from Bootle to Skelmersdale 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  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Orrell Park to Ormskirk
  2. Take the bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 1) to Pennylands, Apsen Way (Church Road/Mill Lane) 310 / ...

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 310 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 310 bus from Walton, Orrell Park Station to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 6) 310

$4 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bootle to Skelmersdale 12.9 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Bootle to Skelmersdale 12.9 miles

$2 - $4

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

Arriva Merseyside operates a bus from Bootle to Skelmersdale every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 1) to Pennylands, Apsen Way (Church Road/Mill Lane)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Walton, Orrell Park Station to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Holmeswood Coaches Ltd
Website
holmeswood.uk.com
Bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 4) to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
holmeswood.uk.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bootle to Skelmersdale
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bootle to Skelmersdale?

The distance between Bootle and Skelmersdale is 19 km. The road distance is 21 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bootle to Skelmersdale?

The cheapest way to get from Bootle to Skelmersdale is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bootle to Skelmersdale?

The quickest way to get from Bootle to Skelmersdale is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs £35 - £45.

Is there a direct bus between Bootle and Skelmersdale?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Walton, Orrell Park Station and arriving at Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 6). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Bootle to Skelmersdale?

It takes approximately 39 min to get from Bootle to Skelmersdale, including transfers.