There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Bootle by car ferry, car, train, bus and ferry, bus or plane

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

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Bootle

$60 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool, Edge Lane Drive National Express / ...

$27 - $37

5 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester

$75 - $143

Car ferry  •  8 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle

$50 - $200

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Seaforth & Litherland

$28 - $233

Fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool South Parkway

$40 - $170

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool South Parkway

$60 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bootle is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 12 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Bootle is to fly and train which costs 23€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Bootle station. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Bootle New Strand Station via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Oak Vale Park, Edge Lane Drive (The Gardeners Arms PH). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Dublin and arriving at Bootle. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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The distance between Dublin and Bootle is 215 km.

Book your Dublin to Bootle ferry tickets online with Direct Ferries.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Bootle without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 7 h 10 min and costs 60€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Dublin to Bootle, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Bootle.
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  • Distance: 134.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Bootle, England?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Bootle. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead then take the drive to Bootle. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Bootle via Holyhead, Holyhead, Chester, and Moorfields in around 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool, Edge Lane Drive
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$132
Passenger & Car Flexi
$198
Overnight Cabin
$53

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