How to get from Edinburgh to Wigan

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Travel Information to Wigan from Edinburgh

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £67 • 2 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTranspennine Express, British Airways or First Transpennine Express

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 168 miles (271 km) to Wigan from Edinburgh. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Transpennine Express, British Airways or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Wigan.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Wigan.
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There are 4 ways to travel from Edinburgh to Wigan including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Edinburgh to Wigan is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Wigan:

A ferry journey is usually £67 less than a journey to Wigan by coach, which costs on average £67 for the same trip.

A ferry is about £471 less than a flight, which costs on average £471 for this trip.

A ferry is about £67 less than a train, which costs on average £67 for this trip.

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Wigan is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 36 min.

Other travel options between Edinburgh and Wigan can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by flight can take 4 h 19 min   on average.

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Wigan is approximately 168 miles (271 km) away from Edinburgh.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Wigan is:

  • Around 30 flights per day.
  • 13 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Wigan:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Wigan, Hallgate.
  • Trains mostly leave from Edinburgh Waverley and tend to arrive in Wigan North Western.

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

  • Travel with Transpennine Express to go to Wigan by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Transpennine Express Edinburgh to Wigan tickets on Omio for £67.
  • British Airways can get you to Wigan by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from Edinburgh to Wigan for £471 on Omio.
  • First Transpennine Express can get you to Wigan by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with First Transpennine Express from Edinburgh to Wigan for £67 on Omio.
Many of our customers travelling from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh and Wigan trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Wigan to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Wigan, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £67 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £471 one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £67 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Wigan from Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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