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Train Information between Wigan and Birmingham

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Wigan to Birmingham cover the 78 miles (126 km) long route taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £19, but the average price of train tickets is £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Wigan North Western and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Travel Tips

Trains from Wigan to Birmingham
Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Wigan to Birmingham.
How much do cheap trains to Birmingham from Wigan cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Birmingham from Wigan for as low as £19  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Wigan to Birmingham?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Wigan to Birmingham train prices are on average £26  one way.
What is the distance by train from Wigan to Birmingham?
The train distance from Wigan to Birmingham is around 78 miles (126 km).
How long is the train from Wigan to Birmingham?
On average the train from Wigan to Birmingham duration is 1 h 30 min  for the 78 miles (126 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Wigan to Birmingham train leave from? Which Birmingham train station do I come into from Wigan?

Some of the Wigan train stations to Birmingham you can start your journey from include Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Birmingham include Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Wigan North Western   and arriving in Birmingham New Street.

Where is the departure train station in Wigan located? Where is the arrival train station in Birmingham located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Wigan North Western, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Wigan. The most popular arrival train station in Birmingham, called Birmingham New Street, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

What train providers go from Wigan to Birmingham?
If you're looking for trains from Wigan to Birmingham, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Wigan to Birmingham journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there between Wigan and Birmingham a day?
The average number of trains departing Wigan for Birmingham is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Wigan to Birmingham? When does the last train depart from Wigan to Birmingham?
You can take the first train from Wigan to Birmingham at 07: 29   or take the last train from Wigan to Birmingham leaving at 11: 29. Look for the latest Wigan Birmingham train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I book Wigan to Birmingham train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train to Birmingham from Wigan to cost on average £26 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 Wigan to Birmingham train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Wigan North Western is the most popular Wigan 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 Wigan for your journey to Birmingham.