Edinburgh to Wigan train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Wigan

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£90

Average

£114

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.

London North Eastern Railway
11:30Edinburgh5h27 16:57Wigan
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£901One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:30Edinburgh4h45 14:15Wigan
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£1381One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Wigan

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London North Eastern Railway
09:30Edinburgh4h45 14:15Wigan
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London North Eastern Railway
11:30Edinburgh5h27 16:57Wigan
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Wigan

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

5 h 6 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

272 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Edinburgh for Wigan every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
09:30Edinburgh4h45 14:15Wigan
0 changes
£1381One-way
London North Eastern Railway
11:30Edinburgh5h27 16:57Wigan
0 changes
£901One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Wigan

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price£29 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 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 36 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £29, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3 trains Edinburgh to Wigan

Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3 train tickets to Wigan from Edinburgh from £29 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

First TransPennine Express 3

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Edinburgh to Wigan train information with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 39 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 7 a day

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.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Edinburgh and Wigan to cost as little as £29  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Edinburgh to Wigan train prices are on average £29  one way.
You should expect to travel around 168 miles (271 km)  from Edinburgh to Wigan by train.
The Edinburgh to Wigan train duration is on average 2 h 36 min, which is to be expected when travelling 168 miles (271 km) to Wigan from Edinburgh. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When taking the train from Edinburgh to Wigan, you can choose to depart from train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. Your journey can end in train stations such as Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) 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.

When taking a train from Edinburgh to Wigan, you can count on Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to Wigan. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Edinburgh and Wigan and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 13 trains a day from Edinburgh to Wigan. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Edinburgh to Wigan, the first train leaves at 05: 52. If you prefer late night trains from Edinburgh to Wigan, the last train of the day leaves at 19: 11. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Wigan times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
If you book a train ticket to Wigan from Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £29 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Wigan from Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Wigan
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.
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LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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WifiWifi
ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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