There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Boston by car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, car 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

Carferry, train  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Bootle
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Boston

$134 - $324

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lincoln
  3. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Boston, Spayne Road

$46 - $56

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Bus and ferry, train, bus  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Meadowhall
  3. Take the train from Meadowhall to Lincoln Central
  4. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Boston, Bus Station

$69 - $90

Carferry, drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Boston

$89 - $117

Fly Dublin to East Midlands, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to East Midlands (EMA) DUB - EMA
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Boston

$58 - $298

Fly Dublin to Manchester, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Doncaster
  3. Take the train from Doncaster to Grantham
  4. Take the train from Grantham to Boston

$87 - $236

Fly Dublin to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Boston

$97 - $298

Train to Belfast City, fly to East Midlands, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to East Midlands (EMA) BHD - EMA
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Boston

$111 - $363

Fly Dublin to London Luton, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Luton (LTN) DUB - LTN
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Boston

$70 - $250

Fly Dublin to Doncaster/Sheffied, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) DUB - DSA
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Grantham
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Boston

$73 - $260

Fly Dublin to London Stansted, train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Stansted (STN) DUB - STN
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Grantham
  4. Take the train from Grantham to Boston

$103 - $268

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Boston. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Boston, Spayne Road via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 23 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Boston is 417 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Boston without a car is to carferry and train which takes 15 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 15 h 15 min to get from Dublin to Boston, including transfers.

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Dublin to Boston bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to East Midlands Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Dublin to Boston bus services, operated by Brylaine Travel, arrive at Boston, Spayne Road station.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 702 bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Boston.
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  • Distance: 260.4 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 15 min

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

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Boston. However, you can take the carferry to Bootle, take the walk to Seaforth Road (Kellogs), take the bus to Seaforth, Liverpool Freeport, take the walk to Seaforth & Litherland, take the train to Liverpool South Parkway, take the train to Nottingham, then take the train to Boston. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Boston via Birmingham, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Lincoln, and Central Bus Station in around 15 h 23 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $260
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
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Train from Nottingham to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Train from Grantham to Boston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Train from Peterborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Manchester Airport to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Grantham
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Stevenage to Grantham
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Peterborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$23 - $35
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Grantham
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Super Off-Peak Single
$26 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $34
Anytime Single
$35 - $45
Train from Stevenage to Grantham
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Super Off-Peak Single
$40 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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
Brylaine Travel
Phone
01205 364087
Website
brylaine.co.uk
Bus from Central Bus Station to Boston, Spayne Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
brylaine.co.uk
Bus from Central Bus Station to Boston, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
brylaine.co.uk
Ferry operators
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
$131
Passenger & Car Flexi
$197
Overnight Cabin
$53
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$116
Passenger
$41

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