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Overview: Train from Blackpool to Wigan

distanceDistance26 miles (42 km)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 51 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail

Trains from Blackpool to Wigan cover the 26 miles (42 km) long trip taking on average 56 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Travel Tips: Trains from Blackpool to Wigan

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FAQs

What is the distance between Blackpool and Wigan by train?

The train distance from Blackpool to Wigan is around 26 miles (42 km).

How many hours does it take from Blackpool to Wigan by train?

The train time to Wigan from Blackpool is on average 56 min  for the 26 miles (42 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Blackpool and Wigan by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

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

There are a few train stations in Blackpool to start your route from including Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South. 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 Blackpool North   and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Where is the Blackpool train station located? Where is the Wigan train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Blackpool North, which is located around 0.4 miles (559 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 Blackpool to Wigan?

If you're looking for trains from Blackpool to Wigan, you can rely on Northern Rail to get you to Wigan. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Blackpool to Wigan journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there from Blackpool to Wigan a day?

The average number of trains departing Blackpool for Wigan is 51 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Blackpool
Wigan
Blackpool North is the most popular Blackpool 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 Blackpool for your journey to Wigan.