Wigan to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Wigan to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Cheapest

£18

Average

£33

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.

Avanti West Coast
07:29Wigan1h35 09:04Birmingham
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£181One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:29Wigan1h36 11:05Birmingham
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£261One-way
Avanti West Coast
13:29Wigan1h35 15:04Birmingham
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£401One-way
Avanti West Coast
20:29Wigan1h37 22:06Birmingham
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£411One-way
Avanti West Coast
14:29Wigan1h36 16:05Birmingham
0 changes
£421One-way

Train schedule Wigan to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 11 August
Avanti West Coast
07:29Wigan1h35 09:04Birmingham
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Avanti West Coast
09:29Wigan1h36 11:05Birmingham
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
13:29Wigan1h35 15:04Birmingham
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Avanti West Coast
14:29Wigan1h36 16:05Birmingham
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Avanti West Coast
20:29Wigan1h37 22:06Birmingham
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Fastest train times from Wigan to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 35 m

Average

1 h 35 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

126 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Wigan for Birmingham every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
07:29Wigan1h35 09:04Birmingham
0 changes
£181One-way
Avanti West Coast
13:29Wigan1h35 15:04Birmingham
0 changes
£401One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:29Wigan1h36 11:05Birmingham
0 changes
£261One-way
Avanti West Coast
14:29Wigan1h36 16:05Birmingham
0 changes
£421One-way
Avanti West Coast
20:29Wigan1h37 22:06Birmingham
0 changes
£411One-way

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Overview: Train from Wigan to Birmingham

distanceDistance78 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£27 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Wigan to Birmingham cover the 78 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £27, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Wigan North Western and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Wigan to Birmingham

You can travel by train between Wigan and Birmingham with CrossCountry for as low as £18. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Wigan and Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you find the perfect Wigan - Birmingham train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Wigan to Birmingham, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Wigan to Birmingham journey. You can expect to travel around 78 miles (126 km) to Birmingham from Wigan on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets between Wigan and Birmingham starting as low as £41 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

  • Average Price: £41

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.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Wigan to Birmingham to cost as little as £18  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Wigan and Birmingham is £27  one way.
The Wigan to Birmingham train distance is approximately 78 miles.
On average the train from Wigan to Birmingham duration is 1 h 22 min  for the 78 miles long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Wigan, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate. When you arrive in Birmingham, your train can arrive in train stations including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Wigan North Western   to Birmingham New Street.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Wigan North Western and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from this train station to the city centre.

For the best Wigan to Birmingham train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Birmingham from Wigan to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 14 trains a day from Wigan to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Wigan to Birmingham leaves at 04: 50   and the last train for this leaves at 20: 33. Omio shows you the latest train from Wigan to Birmingham times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Wigan to Birmingham is on average £27 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Wigan and Birmingham available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Birmingham
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.
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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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