Cheap train tickets from London to Wigan

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£41

Average

£56

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.

The average ticket from London to Wigan will cost around £ 56 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 41.

Avanti West Coast
08:46London3h29 12:15Wigan
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£411One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:09London3h16 11:25Wigan
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£421One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:47London2h38 10:25Wigan
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£451One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:21London3h04 10:25Wigan
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£461One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:47London2h38 11:25Wigan
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£651One-way

Train schedule London to Wigan

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Avanti West Coast
07:21London3h04 10:25Wigan
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Avanti West Coast
07:47London2h38 10:25Wigan
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Avanti West Coast
08:09London3h16 11:25Wigan
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Avanti West Coast
08:46London3h29 12:15Wigan
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Avanti West Coast
08:47London2h38 11:25Wigan
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Avanti West Coast
12:13London3h14 15:27Wigan
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Avanti West Coast
12:28London2h00 14:28Wigan
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Sun
22 May
£41Avanti West Coast
£14Megabus
£49British Airways
Mon
23 May
£58Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
£57British Airways
Tue
24 May
£42Avanti West Coast
£11Flixbus
£42British Airways
Wed
25 May
£46Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
£58British Airways
Thu
26 May
£46Avanti West Coast
£9Flixbus
£43British Airways
Fri
27 May
£45Avanti West Coast
£13Megabus
£58British Airways
Sat
28 May
£34Avanti West Coast
£9Megabus
£44British Airways

Fastest train times from London to Wigan

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

2 h 54 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

281 km

Of the 7 trains that leave London for Wigan every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 281 km distance in an average of 2 h 54 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 29 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Avanti West Coast
12:28PMLondon2h00 02:28PMWigan
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£771One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:47AMLondon2h38 11:25AMWigan
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£651One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:47AMLondon2h38 10:25AMWigan
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£451One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:21AMLondon3h04 10:25AMWigan
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£461One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:13PMLondon3h14 03:27PMWigan
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£771One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Wigan

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£96 (€108)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways

Trains from London to Wigan cover the 174 miles (281 km) long route taking on average 1 h 55 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £96, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £41. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Train companies: Chiltern Railways trains London to Wigan

Travel between London and Wigan from £41 with Omio’s train partners Chiltern Railways! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train to Wigan from London: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Looking for trains to Wigan from London? Chiltern Railways is one of the best companies to travel with on the 174 miles (281 km) journey from London to Wigan. As an official travel partner of Chiltern Railways, Omio quickly shows you the latest Chiltern Railways 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 London to Wigan routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Chiltern Railways train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from London to Wigan, you can quickly see if the Chiltern Railways ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your London - Wigan train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Chiltern Railways!

    Chiltern Railways has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Chiltern Railways tickets to Wigan from London and when travelling by train:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from London to Wigan

    Trains connecting the British capital to the north-western town of Wigan depart regularly from London Euston. During the week, passengers can expect between two to three direct departures per hour, starting from the early hours until the late evening. The service changes over the weekend, with fewer direct trains and one to two departures per hour.

    Which train companies travel from London to Wigan?

    All trains from London to Wigan are offered by Virgin Trains. Onboard services include boosted mobile signal, WiFi and power sockets. Passengers can also take advantage of the free BEAM entertainment system, where they can stream TV, films and magazines. All Virgin Trains have dining options or the choice to upgrade to First Class for complimentary food and drinks served to passengers' seats.

    How long is the train from London to Wigan?

    The fastest journey between London and Wigan completes the route in just one hour 55 minutes. Some longer direct services can take up to two hours 56 minutes, depending on the route and number of stops along the way. Over the weekend when travellers may have to take an indirect option, journey times are between three and a half to four and a half hours, depending on wait times at transfer stations.

    How many trains are there from London to Wigan?

    During the week, passengers can expect two to three direct departures per hour. Trains begin leaving in the early hours of the morning, before 6:00 a.m. and continue spread evenly throughout the day until 9:00 p.m., though the frequency of departures drops to one train an hour after peak evening travel. Over the weekend, whilst there are still one to two hourly departures, there are fewer direct routes. Passengers may be required to change at either Stockport, Machester Piccadilly or Crewe.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Wigan?

    Departure train station: Passengers will depart from the busy London Euston station. Served by the Victoria and Northern London Underground lines, and located directly by the bus station, it is readily accessible. Those arriving by rail at London Kings Cross or St Pancras will find the station within easy walking distance.

    Arrival train station: All services terminate at Wigan North Western railway station. One of two stations in the centre of Wigan, it has refreshment facilities, ATMs, payphones and free WiFi.

    Travel Tips: Trains from London 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 London to Wigan.
    FAQs

    How much do cheap train tickets between London and Wigan cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Wigan from London to cost as little as £41  in the next 7 days.

    What is the average price of train tickets to Wigan from London?

    The London to Wigan train ticket price is on average £96  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.

    How far is it from London to Wigan by train?

    The London to Wigan train distance is approximately 174 miles (281 km).

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

    On average the London to Wigan train time is 1 h 55 min  covering the 174 miles (281 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    Which train station in London goes to Wigan? Which train station do I come into Wigan from London?

    When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Wigan, your train can arrive in train stations including Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Wigan North Western.

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

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Wigan, called Wigan North Western, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city centre.

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

    For the best London to Wigan train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from London to Wigan to compare what amenities they may offer.

    Are there any London to Wigan direct train services?

    Yes, there are 17 direct trains per day from London to Wigan. You can look to travel with Avanti West Coast  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.

    How many train services per day are there between London and Wigan?

    On average, there are 17 trains a day from London to Wigan. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    When can I take the first train from London to Wigan? When can I take the last train for the day?

    The first London to Wigan train departs at 04: 31   and the last train from London to Wigan leaves at 21: 10. Check out the most up-to-date London to Wigan train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How early should I buy train tickets to Wigan from London to score the best deals?

    The price of a one way train ticket from London to Wigan is on average £96 if you book 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 companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between London and Wigan available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Wigan
    London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Wigan.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transport options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transport options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    24/7
    Public transport options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 2078437688
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transport options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139