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

Car ferry, train  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  4. Take the train from Nottingham to Boston

$123 - $263

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Skegness National Express

$44 - $54

9 alternative options

Bus and ferry, train, bus  •  16 h 43 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

$68 - $88

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 29 min

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

$84 - $118

Fly Dublin to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 32 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 - $293

Fly Dublin to East Midlands, train  •  6 h 28 min

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

$57 - $298

Fly Dublin to Manchester, train  •  7 h 6 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 Doncaster/Sheffied, train  •  6 h 17 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 Luton, train  •  7 h 33 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 London Stansted, train  •  8 h 13 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 - $267

Train to Belfast City, fly to East Midlands, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast Central
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to East Midlands (EMA) BHD - EMA
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Boston

$110 - $362

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Boston is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 15 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Boston is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 17 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Boston is 417 km.

It takes approximately 11 h 30 min to get from Dublin to Boston, including transfers.

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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 Skegness, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 18 min.

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

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Boston. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the train to Crewe, take the train to Derby, 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, Skegness, and Skegness, Railway Station in around 15 h 18 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
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 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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Belfast City to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
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 - $40
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 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Train from Peterborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
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 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $26
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
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 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $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
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
$22 - $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
$29 - $45
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Super Off-Peak Single
$40 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $65
Bus operators
National Express
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
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Skegness
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Brylaine Travel
Phone
01205 364087
Website
brylaine.co.uk
Bus from Central Bus Station to Boston, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
brylaine.co.uk
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
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41

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