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.
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Trains per day
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.
|Distance||16 miles (25 km)|
|Average train duration||32 min|
|Average train ticket price||£8 (€9)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Northern 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.
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 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):
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.
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