How to get from Birmingham to Wigan

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Travel Information to Wigan from Birmingham

distanceDistance78 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 1 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Avanti West Coast

Travel 78 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Birmingham and Wigan. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Wigan.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Wigan

Travel to Wigan 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 Birmingham to Wigan.

You can travel from Birmingham to Wigan 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Birmingham to Wigan is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £8 compared to other travel options to Wigan:

A coach is generally £10 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £17 from Birmingham to Wigan.

The fastest way from Birmingham to Wigan is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 17 min.

Other travel options to Wigan from Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 35 min.

The distance between Birmingham and Wigan is around 78 miles.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Wigan is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 29 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Birmingham to Wigan as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Wigan:

  • Coaches most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Wigan at Wigan, Hallgate.
  • Trains from Birmingham to Wigan most often leave from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Wigan North Western.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Wigan, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Wigan by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Birmingham to Wigan for £8 on Omio.
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Wigan by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Birmingham to Wigan for £17 on Omio.
Many of our customers travelling from Birmingham to Wigan don't make Wigan their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Liverpool, either of which you could add to your Birmingham and Wigan trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Wigan to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Birmingham to Wigan, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £8 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £17 one way.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Wigan tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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