Birmingham to Wigan train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Wigan

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£16

Average

£32

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
08:20Birmingham1h17 09:37Wigan
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£161One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:45Birmingham1h21 09:06Wigan
0 changes
£241One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:20Birmingham1h18 11:38Wigan
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£241One-way
Cross Country
08:01Birmingham2h55 10:56Wigan
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£291One-way
Cross Country
09:01Birmingham2h17 11:18Wigan
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£291One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Wigan

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 June
West Midlands Railway
07:25Birmingham2h30 09:55Wigan
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Avanti West Coast
07:45Birmingham1h21 09:06Wigan
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Cross Country
08:01Birmingham2h55 10:56Wigan
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:20Birmingham1h17 09:37Wigan
0 changes
Cross Country
09:01Birmingham2h17 11:18Wigan
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West Midlands Railway
09:42Birmingham1h41 11:23Wigan
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Avanti West Coast
10:20Birmingham1h18 11:38Wigan
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Avanti West Coast
11:35Birmingham2h45 14:20Wigan
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West Midlands Railway
20:42Birmingham1h38 22:20Wigan
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Wigan

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 17 m

Average

1 h 58 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

126 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Birmingham for Wigan every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:20Birmingham1h17 09:37Wigan
0 changes
£161One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:20Birmingham1h18 11:38Wigan
0 changes
£241One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:45Birmingham1h21 09:06Wigan
0 changes
£241One-way
West Midlands Railway
20:42Birmingham1h38 22:20Wigan
0 changes
£421One-way
West Midlands Railway
09:42Birmingham1h41 11:23Wigan
0 changes
£431One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Wigan

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersWest Midlands Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Wigan cover the 78 miles (126 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £28, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Wigan

Travel from Birmingham to Wigan from £18 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham and Wigan you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking for trains between Birmingham and Wigan? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 78 miles (126 km) journey between Birmingham and Wigan. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Birmingham to Wigan routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Birmingham to Wigan, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Birmingham - Wigan train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

    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.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Birmingham to Wigan for as little as £18  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Wigan train to cost on average £28  one way.
    The distance between Birmingham and Wigan by train is approximately 78 miles (126 km).
    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.

    There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your route from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. 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.

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Wigan most often arrive at Wigan North Western and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from this train station to the city centre.

    If you're looking for trains from Birmingham to Wigan, you can rely on West Midlands Railway or Cross Country to get you to Wigan. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Birmingham to Wigan route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day between Birmingham and Wigan. If you’re looking for a direct train from Birmingham to Wigan, consider travelling with Avanti West Coast. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
    The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Wigan is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the first train from Birmingham to Wigan at 05: 15   or take the last train from Birmingham to Wigan leaving at 20: 57. Look for the latest Birmingham Wigan train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Birmingham to Wigan is on average £28 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Birmingham to Wigan available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Birmingham
    Wigan
    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.
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    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
    Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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    Public transport options for Birmingham Moor Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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    Public transport options for Birmingham International
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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