How to get to Wigan from Leicester

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Travel Information from Leicester to Wigan

distanceDistance88 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£76 - £80
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £76 • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £76 • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or West Midlands Trains

Travel 88 miles by train or coach between Leicester and Wigan. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or West Midlands Trains among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Leicester to Wigan.

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from Leicester to Wigan

How to get to Wigan from Leicester by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Leicester to Wigan is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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FAQs: Leicester to Wigan

FAQs: 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 Leicester to Wigan.

There are 2 options to travel to Wigan from Leicester including taking a train or coach.

The cheapest way to travel from Leicester to Wigan is a train with an average price of £76.

This is compared to other travel options from Leicester to Wigan:

Taking a train costs £4 less than taking a coach, which costs on average £80 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Leicester and Wigan is by train, which takes on average 2 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

Coach takes 3 h 32 min on average.

Wigan is approximately 88 miles away from Leicester.

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Wigan is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Leicester and Wigan as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Leicester to Wigan:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda) and arrive in Wigan, Hallgate.
  • Most travellers take a train from Leicester to Wigan North Western.

The following travel companies offer services from Leicester to Wigan:

  • Travel with West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry to go to Wigan by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find West Midlands Trains Leicester to Wigan tickets on Omio for £76.

Yes, there are direct services available from Leicester to Wigan with the following travel companies:

  • Direct coach with.
  • Direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Wigan as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Leicester to Wigan.

Looking to extend your trip from Leicester to Wigan? Many Omio customers who go from Leicester to Wigan usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Liverpool or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Liverpool or Birmingham from Wigan, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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