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Avanti West Coast
08:301h55
London Euston (EUS)
10:25Wigan North Western (WGN)
69 1One-way
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Avanti West Coast
09:163h21
London Euston (EUS)
12:37Wigan North Western (WGN)
71 1One-way
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Avanti West Coast
09:301h55
London Euston (EUS)
11:25Wigan North Western (WGN)
71 1One-way
0 changes

How to get to Wigan by Train

The town of Wigan, just outside of Manchester, is served by two railway stations that sit just over 100 metres apart, Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western. Wigan Wallgate is the largest and is part of the West Coast Main Line served by Virgin Trains to Preston, Lancaster, Manchester and Glasgow. A small number of services running between London Euston and Edinburgh each day stops at Wigan Wallgate. The second station, North Western, is operated by Northern Rail, who provides the local services between Manchester Picadilly, Manchester Airport, Southport and Staylbridge. If you are driving to either of the Wigan stations you have the choice of over 500 parking spaces divided between the station car parks. As both stations lie at the heart of central Wigan public transport in the form of regular bus services operate to the surrounding areas.

Wigan

Despite its close proximity to the central shopping areas of Manchester, Wigan remains most famous as the titular location of the George Orwell book The Road to Wigan Pier. Although you will find Wigan in a location inland from the north west coast of England, Wigan pier is in fact an important visitor attraction on the Leeds to Liverpool Canal. Within this Greater Manchester town you will find a large shopping centre and many retail parks. If you are a sports fan, the options of matches in Wigan are numerous and include football and rugby league. Both of these sports are played at the DW Stadium, which lies a few miles outside the town itself and can be accessed by public transport from the station. Every visitor should explore the Wigan Pier Quarter, which houses a number of museums detailing life in the late 19th and early 20th century, where you will follow in the footsteps of George Orwell who researched his famous novel in the Museum of Wigan Life.

Popular trains to and from Wigan

Popular trains to Wigan

Birmingham to Wigan train

from £11
Direct trains available
1h22 average duration
11trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • West Midlands Railway
  • Cross Country

Glasgow to Wigan train

from £14
Direct trains available
2h29 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Transpennine Express

Edinburgh to Wigan train

from £21
Direct trains available
2h37 average duration
12trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Transpennine Express
  • Cross Country

London to Wigan train

from £24
Direct trains available
1h55 average duration
24trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Chiltern Railways

Luton to Wigan train

from £69
Direct trains available
2h50 average duration
1train per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • East Midlands Railway

Popular trains from Wigan

Wigan to Blackpool train

from £6
Direct trains available
0h47 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Northern Rail
  • Avanti West Coast

Wigan to Glasgow train

from £13
Direct trains available
2h35 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Transpennine Express

Wigan to Edinburgh train

from £23
Direct trains available
2h40 average duration
12trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Transpennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway

Wigan to London train

from £45
Direct trains available
1h58 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • West Midlands Railway

Wigan to Canterbury train

from £263
Direct trains available
2h57 average duration
8trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast

How to get to Wigan by Train

The town of Wigan, just outside of Manchester, is served by two railway stations that sit just over 100 metres apart, Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western. Wigan Wallgate is the largest and is part of the West Coast Main Line served by Virgin Trains to Preston, Lancaster, Manchester and Glasgow. A small number of services running between London Euston and Edinburgh each day stops at Wigan Wallgate. The second station, North Western, is operated by Northern Rail, who provides the local services between Manchester Picadilly, Manchester Airport, Southport and Staylbridge. If you are driving to either of the Wigan stations you have the choice of over 500 parking spaces divided between the station car parks. As both stations lie at the heart of central Wigan public transport in the form of regular bus services operate to the surrounding areas.

Wigan

Despite its close proximity to the central shopping areas of Manchester, Wigan remains most famous as the titular location of the George Orwell book The Road to Wigan Pier. Although you will find Wigan in a location inland from the north west coast of England, Wigan pier is in fact an important visitor attraction on the Leeds to Liverpool Canal. Within this Greater Manchester town you will find a large shopping centre and many retail parks. If you are a sports fan, the options of matches in Wigan are numerous and include football and rugby league. Both of these sports are played at the DW Stadium, which lies a few miles outside the town itself and can be accessed by public transport from the station. Every visitor should explore the Wigan Pier Quarter, which houses a number of museums detailing life in the late 19th and early 20th century, where you will follow in the footsteps of George Orwell who researched his famous novel in the Museum of Wigan Life.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, Northern Rail (3) and West Midland Trains trains to Wigan

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Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train stations in Wigan

Wigan
Wigan North Western is the most popular Wigan train station for Omio travellers, but Wigan has quite a few hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Wigan for your journey.
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Public transport options for Wigan North Western
Location for Rail Replacement Services: The Rail replacement bus pick up point can be found on the station car park.
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Public transport options for Wigan Wallgate
Onward travel information: Adjacent to Wigan North Western rail station for buses to St Helen? S, Southport, Ormskirk and Warrington. Maximum distance 200 yards/183m. Busline 0871 200 2233
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up/Drop off outside the station
Metro: GMPTE 0161 228 7811
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