Cheap train tickets from Wigan to London

Showing times and prices for 7 Dec

Cheapest

£64

Average

£115

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.

The average ticket from Wigan to London will cost around £ 115 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 64.

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09:29Wigan North Western3h04 12:33London Euston
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£641One-way
09:29Wigan North Western2h30 11:59London Euston
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£731One-way
08:29Wigan North Western3h05 11:34London Euston
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£731One-way
09:12Wigan North Western1h58 11:10London Euston
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£1461One-way
08:29Wigan North Western2h31 11:00London Euston
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£1631One-way

Train schedule Wigan to London

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08:11Wigan North Western1h59 10:10London Euston
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08:29Wigan North Western2h31 11:00London Euston
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08:29Wigan North Western3h05 11:34London Euston
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09:12Wigan North Western1h58 11:10London Euston
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09:29Wigan North Western3h04 12:33London Euston
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09:29Wigan North Western2h30 11:59London Euston
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Mon
6 Dec
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£7Megabus
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Tue
7 Dec
£64Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
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Wed
8 Dec
£64Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
£98British Airways
Thu
9 Dec
£64Avanti West Coast
£17Flixbus
£157British Airways
Fri
10 Dec
£73Avanti West Coast
£9Megabus
£80British Airways
Sat
11 Dec
£73Avanti West Coast
£7Megabus
£98British Airways
Sun
12 Dec
£49Avanti West Coast
£9Megabus
£75British Airways
Mon
13 Dec
£56Avanti West Coast
£7Megabus
£69British Airways
Tue
14 Dec
£73Avanti West Coast
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Wed
15 Dec
£64Avanti West Coast
£5Flixbus
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Thu
16 Dec
£64Avanti West Coast
£10Flixbus
£68British Airways
Fri
17 Dec
£73Avanti West Coast
£7Megabus
£68British Airways
Sat
18 Dec
£73Avanti West Coast
£7Megabus
£246British Airways
Sun
19 Dec
£73Avanti West Coast
£7Megabus
£64British Airways
Mon
20 Dec
£48Avanti West Coast
£9Megabus
£69British Airways
Tue
21 Dec
£35Avanti West Coast
£13Flixbus
£68British Airways
Wed
22 Dec
£36Avanti West Coast
£17Flixbus
£100British Airways
Thu
23 Dec
£36Avanti West Coast
£17Flixbus
£72British Airways
Fri
24 Dec
£35Avanti West Coast
£7Megabus
£64British Airways
Sat
25 Dec
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£63British Airways
Sun
26 Dec
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£9Megabus
£115British Airways

Fastest train times from Wigan to London

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Fastest Journey

1 h 58 m

Average

2 h 31 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

281 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Wigan for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 281 km distance in an average of 2 h 31 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 58 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:12Wigan North Western1h58 11:10London Euston
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£1461One-way
08:11Wigan North Western1h59 10:10London Euston
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£1721One-way
09:29Wigan North Western2h30 11:59London Euston
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£731One-way
08:29Wigan North Western2h31 11:00London Euston
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£1631One-way
09:29Wigan North Western3h04 12:33London Euston
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£641One-way

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Overview: Train from Wigan to London

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£66 (€74)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Wigan to London cover the 174 miles (281 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 59 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. 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 £49, but the average price of train tickets is £66. Travellers depart most frequently from Wigan North Western and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Wigan to London

This journey from Wigan to London is one of the more frequent commutes available with trains running seven days a week. The number of trips embarked on per day can vary depending on the day of the week so remember to be flexible with your booking date to allow for a schedule applicable to fewer trips that day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30min which can take longer depending on which day of the week you book your ticket for.

Wigan to London Train Time: Daily Departures

In high peak times, the Avanti West Coast train company can run up to 44 trains on this route per day. However, the average number of trains on this route is approximately 24 per day. 2/3rds of these trips will be direct trips. The timing of the first train to leave changes depending on the day. Weekdays departure time is 5:45 a.m., Saturdays 6:09 a.m. and Sundays 9:11 a.m. the last train to depart will be at 9:11 p.m. on weekdays and 20:17 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

How long is the journey by train from Wigan to London?

Once you have completed this train trip you would have covered 176 miles (283 km) from Wigan to London. The average total time it will take to complete the journey is between 1h 38min and 3h 5min, depending on what time of the day you are travelling. The average time of the trip is 2h 30min. There are two different routes one being direct and one that called for a change of train in Crewe, this one-stop trip is mostly longer and will average around 3h to complete the journey.

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What are the arrival and departure train stations when travelling from Wigan to London?

Departure train station: There are two train stations in Wigan. Wigan North Western Station and Wigan Wallgate station. The trains travelling the route from Wigan to London will all depart from Wigan North Western Station. The operating hours of this station are from Monday to Friday from 5:15 a.m. till 6:45 p.m., which changes to 8:40 a.m. till 6:45 p.m. on Sundays. This station has 6 platforms and the entire station is step-free making it accessible to any persons with mobility disabilities The station is a 5min walk away from the city centre if you follow the Watergate route. You can also take a bus to the station. The facilities offered at the station are toilets, food kiosks, ATM, a postbox, and public phones both card and cash units. Please note they do not offer national key toilets.

Arrival train station: London Euston Station is the business inner-city station in London. To get there from the city centre you can take six methods of transport for this 21min journey. The subway is the quickest taking 18min. Take the bus line 473 or a taxi, rental car or town car on route A4200. The shuttle will take the longest at 21min. The station offers ATMs, toilets, waiting rooms and 24h security.

Which train companies travel from Wigan to London?

Avanti West Coast trains company is responsible for offering trips between Wigan and London. This company uses high-speed trains for their journies. The company offers a most convenient live tracking onboard information program that will allow you to track the train you are on from your mobile device, a service that can be downloaded via the free onboard wifi. This company has an automatic refund system called Delay Repay, which will reimburse you for your ticket if there is a delay of more than 15min caused by the company, make sure you have booked an advanced ticket type to be legible for this service.

Avanti West Coast trains from Wigan to London

Avanti offers direct trains for this journey and runs high-speed trains to ensure that the trip averages approximately 2h 30min. One of the handy services the company offers is assistance with lost property. Have some information ready when you report the lost item to help quickly retrieve the lost item from a bag to a book. Which trip were you taking? What time was it? Have a description of the item with identifiable features don't forget to leave your contact details, and if you have a photo with you and the item or just the item that would be an added help.

Train Wigan to London: Services on Board

You will find three classes of seating on Avanti West Coast trains. Standard class includes free wifi access, onboard media system for movies, music and games to play while onboard. Phone and laptop charging points at every seat, and you can order snacks and refreshments via the onboard information program which will be delivered to you. Standard premium is the next class tear and offers all the same features as a standard class ticket with the additional benefit of larger seats with extra legroom.

The most premium offering is the first-class seating, with this ticket you are entitled to relax in the first class lounge, you will receive a complimentary menu of locally sourced food products and drinks which does include alcoholic beverages during specified times. The trains have been streamlined for speed and because of this, the trains are slightly narrow, your bag size cant exceed 30 x 70 x 90cm. The company does offer a door-to-door delivery service if you prefer. You can bring your furry friends along and are allowed up to two pets at no extra fee. Taking your bike on the train? You do need to book a space in the bike hold in advance.

London Tower Bridge. Source: Shutterstock

How to find cheap train tickets from Wigan to London?

Booking a ticket in advance is the ultimate way to make sure you have booked the cheapest ticket possible. The cheapest tickets offered by this company are called advance tickets. These tickets are released up to 24 weeks in advance. But do keep in mind that there are limited numbers of those tickets available. Be flexible with your booking dates and times.

Booking tickets for trains operating during peak times will cause increased ticket prices. Off-peak rates are much more affordable. It is also possible that if you move your date sometimes slightly by no more than one day the price of the ticket will fluctuate. If you are travelling in a group you can find tickets with up to a 20% discount attached, and lastly, you can buy your tickets in conjunction with a money saver card such as your railcard.

To London by train—travel tips

This 2000-year-old city is a jewel in Europe with its rich history, royal architecture, sparkling nightlife, trending fashion culture, and romantic artistry, there are many reasons to travel to London. When in London, do stop by the Great British Library and see the magnitude of the worlds largest national library.

Watching Shakespear at the global theatre would be an experience you will never forget. Performing art at its finest, or take a day trip out to the nearby countryside and have a late lunch in a traditional English pub, don't forget to order extra Yorkshire pudding with your Guinness pie.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Wigan to London?
You can find a cheap train from Wigan to London for some dates and times for as low as £49  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Wigan to London on average?
The Wigan to London train ticket price is on average £66  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance between Wigan and London by train?
The distance between Wigan and London by train is approximately 174 miles (281 km).
How many hours does it take from Wigan to London by train?
The train time between Wigan and London is on average 1 h 59 min  for the 174 miles (281 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Wigan to London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Wigan and arrival train station in London?

When departing from Wigan, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate. When arriving in London, you can end your journey in train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers book a train from Wigan North Western   to London Victoria   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Wigan train station to London? Where is the London train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Wigan North Western, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre of Wigan.

The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre of London.

Which train providers can get me from Wigan to London?
For the route from Wigan to London you can take a train with Avanti West Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Wigan and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct train from Wigan to London?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains from Wigan to London per day with Avanti West Coast  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many trains are there to London from Wigan a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Wigan to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I buy Wigan to London train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Wigan and London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £66 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Wigan to London a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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 London.