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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Wigan

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Birmingham to Wigan cover the 78 miles (126 km) long route taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Wigan

Travel by train to Wigan easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Wigan.

How far is it from Birmingham to Wigan by train?

The train distance from Birmingham to Wigan is around 78 miles (126 km).

What is the average Birmingham to Wigan train duration?

On average the Birmingham to Wigan train time is 1 h 22 min  covering the 78 miles (126 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Birmingham to Wigan, which train station in Birmingham do I depart from and which train station in Wigan do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your trip from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. In Wigan you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Where is the train station in Birmingham to go to Wigan? Where is the train station in Wigan located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 0.2 miles (399 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Wigan North Western, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Birmingham to Wigan?

If you're looking for trains from Birmingham to Wigan, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Wigan. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Birmingham to Wigan trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there to Wigan from Birmingham?

The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Wigan is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Birmingham to Wigan? When is the last train from Birmingham to Wigan?

The first train from Birmingham to Wigan leaves at 09: 15   and the last train for this leaves at 09: 15. Omio shows you the latest train from Birmingham to Wigan times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Wigan.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales