These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

Train Information from Wigan to Manchester

distanceDistance16 miles (25 km)
durationAverage train duration37 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail

Trains from Wigan to Manchester cover the 16 miles (25 km) long route taking on average 37 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £8, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Wigan North Western and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Travel Tips

Trains from Wigan to Manchester
Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Wigan and Manchester cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Manchester from Wigan to cost as little as £8  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Wigan to Manchester?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Wigan to Manchester train to cost on average £8  one way.
What is the distance by train from Wigan to Manchester?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Wigan and Manchester via train to be approximately 16 miles (25 km).
How long is the train journey from Wigan to Manchester?
The train time between Wigan and Manchester is on average 37 min  for the 16 miles (25 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester from Wigan by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Wigan to Manchester, which train station in Wigan do I depart from and which train station in Manchester do I arrive in?

Some of the Wigan train stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Manchester include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Wigan North Western   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

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

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies go from Wigan to Manchester?
For the journey from Wigan to Manchester you can take a train with Northern Rail. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Manchester from Wigan on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I purchase a direct train from Wigan to Manchester?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day between Wigan and Manchester. If you’re looking for a direct train from Wigan to Manchester, consider travelling with Northern Rail. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many train services are there to Manchester from Wigan a day?
The average number of trains departing Wigan for Manchester is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Wigan to Manchester? When is the last train from Wigan to Manchester?
The first train from Wigan to Manchester leaves at 07: 08   and the last train for this leaves at 07: 48. Omio shows you the latest train from Wigan to Manchester times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy train tickets to Manchester from Wigan to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Wigan to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £8 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Wigan and Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Wigan
Manchester
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 Manchester.