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Overview: Train from Manchester to Wigan

distanceDistance16 miles (25 km)
durationAverage train duration25 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail

Trains from Manchester to Wigan cover the 16 miles (25 km) long route taking on average 25 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Wigan.
FAQs

How much does a cheap train from Manchester to Wigan cost?

You can find a cheap train from Manchester to Wigan for some dates and times for as low as £8  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Manchester to Wigan on average?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Wigan train price to come in at an average of £8  one way.

What is the distance by train from Manchester to Wigan?

You should expect to travel around 16 miles (25 km)  to Wigan from Manchester by train.

What is the average Manchester to Wigan train duration?

On average the train from Manchester to Wigan duration is 25 min  for the 16 miles (25 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

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

Some of the Manchester train stations to Wigan you can start your journey from include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Wigan include Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Wigan North Western.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre of Manchester.

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 providers can get me from Manchester to Wigan?

Take the Manchester to Wigan train with Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Wigan from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there between Manchester and Wigan a day?

The average number of trains departing Manchester for Wigan is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Manchester to Wigan? When is the last train from Manchester to Wigan?

If you prefer early morning trains from Manchester to Wigan, the first train leaves at 08: 26. If you prefer late night trains from Manchester to Wigan, the last train of the day leaves at 08: 51. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Wigan times to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How early should I book train tickets between Manchester and Wigan to score the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket between Manchester and Wigan within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £8 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Manchester and Wigan are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Wigan
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your journey to Wigan.
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+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales