Manchester to Wigan train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Wigan

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£8

Average

£8

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.

Cheapest
08:56Manchester Oxford Road0h24 09:20Wigan North Western
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£81One-way
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08:20Manchester Victoria0h37 08:57Wigan North Western
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£81One-way
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09:20Manchester Victoria0h34 09:54Wigan North Western
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£81One-way
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08:25Manchester Victoria0h44 09:09Wigan Wallgate
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£81One-way
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09:57Manchester Oxford Road0h30 10:27Wigan North Western
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£81One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Wigan

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 June
08:20Manchester Victoria0h37 08:57Wigan North Western
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08:25Manchester Victoria0h44 09:09Wigan Wallgate
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08:56Manchester Oxford Road0h24 09:20Wigan North Western
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09:20Manchester Victoria0h34 09:54Wigan North Western
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09:26Manchester Victoria0h43 10:09Wigan Wallgate
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09:57Manchester Oxford Road0h30 10:27Wigan North Western
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Wigan

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

24 m

Average

35 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

26 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Manchester for Wigan every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:56Manchester Oxford Road0h24 09:20Wigan North Western
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£81One-way
09:57Manchester Oxford Road0h30 10:27Wigan North Western
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£81One-way
09:20Manchester Victoria0h34 09:54Wigan North Western
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£81One-way
08:20Manchester Victoria0h37 08:57Wigan North Western
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£81One-way
09:26Manchester Victoria0h43 10:09Wigan Wallgate
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£81One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Wigan

distanceDistance16 miles (25 km)
durationAverage train duration32 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail

Trains from Manchester to Wigan cover the 16 miles (25 km) long trip taking on average 32 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route 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.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3) trains Manchester to Wigan

You can travel by train between Manchester and Wigan with Northern Rail (3) for as low as £8. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Northern Rail (3)

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Manchester to Wigan train information with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 40 min
  • Average Price: £8
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 19 a day

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
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Manchester to Wigan to cost as little as £8  in the next 7 days.
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.
The distance to Wigan from Manchester by train is approximately 16 miles (25 km).
On average the Manchester to Wigan train time is 32 min  covering the 16 miles (25 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When taking a train from Manchester, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. 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 Manchester Piccadilly   to Wigan North Western.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Manchester. 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.

When taking a train from Manchester to Wigan, you can count on Northern Rail for the best way to get you to Wigan. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Manchester and Wigan and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Manchester to Wigan. You can look to travel with Northern Rail  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.
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Manchester to Wigan. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Manchester to Wigan at 07: 20   or take the last train from Manchester to Wigan leaving at 21: 29. Look for the latest Manchester Wigan train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
You can find a train to Wigan from Manchester to cost on average £8 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Wigan train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel 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
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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
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Public transport options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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