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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Wigan

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Edinburgh to Wigan cover the 168 miles (271 km) long route taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Wigan.

What is the distance from Edinburgh to Wigan via train?

You should expect to travel around 168 miles (271 km)  from Edinburgh to Wigan by train.

What is the average Edinburgh to Wigan train duration?

The Edinburgh to Wigan train duration is on average 2 h 40 min, which is to be expected when travelling 168 miles (271 km) from Edinburgh to Wigan. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What station does the Edinburgh to Wigan train leave from? Which Wigan train station do I come into from Edinburgh?

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your journey from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. 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 Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Where do I find the Edinburgh train station to Wigan? Where is the Wigan train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh.

The most popular arrival train station, Wigan North Western, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre of Wigan.

Which train companies can get me from Edinburgh to Wigan?

For the route from Edinburgh to Wigan you can take a train with Avanti West Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Edinburgh and Wigan on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

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

The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Wigan is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your journey to Wigan.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express