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.
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2 h 54 m
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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.
|Distance||174 miles (281 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 55 min|
|Average train ticket price||£96 (€108)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Avanti 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.
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 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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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