How to get from Dublin to Bootle

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

$60 - $78

Cheapest option

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. DUB - LPL

$33 - $233

4 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  6 h 57 min

$80 - $147

Car ferry  •  8 h

$50 - $210

Fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. DUB - MAN

$46 - $171

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. DUB - BHX

$65 - $250

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 6 h 57 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 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
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
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 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42
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 - $210
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$135
Passenger & Car Flexi
$203
Overnight Cabin
$54

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dublin and Bootle is 215 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bootle is to fly and train which costs 27€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Bootle is to fly and train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs 27€ - 200€.

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.

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