Travel options
from Wigan to Edinburgh

You can get from Wigan to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Wigan to Edinburgh on 22 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:44Wigan North Western2h54 11:38Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£671One-way
Cheapest
08:44Wigan North Western2h54 11:38Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£671One-way
Other options
10:38Wigan North Western2h51 13:29Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£671One-way
09:38Wigan North Western2h40 12:18Edinburgh Waverley
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£791One-way
11:38Wigan North Western2h40 14:18Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£791One-way

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Fri
22 Oct
£67First Transpennine Express
Sat
23 Oct
£66First Transpennine Express
Sun
24 Oct
£67First Transpennine Express
Mon
25 Oct
£62First Transpennine Express
Tue
26 Oct
£50Avanti West Coast
Wed
27 Oct
£50Avanti West Coast
Thu
28 Oct
£35Avanti West Coast
Fri
29 Oct
£45Avanti West Coast
Sat
30 Oct
£24Avanti West Coast
Sun
31 Oct
£49First Transpennine Express
Mon
1 Nov
£35Avanti West Coast
Thu
4 Nov
£15Avanti West Coast
Fri
5 Nov
£45Avanti West Coast
Sat
6 Nov
£67Avanti West Coast
Sun
7 Nov
£45Avanti West Coast
Mon
8 Nov
£67First Transpennine Express

Travel Information from Wigan to Edinburgh

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £24 • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanti West Coast

Travel 168 miles (271 km) by train to Edinburgh from Wigan. Avanti West Coast is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Wigan to Edinburgh.

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FAQs
How do I go from Wigan to Edinburgh?

Your travel option from Wigan to Edinburgh includes taking a train.

What is the fastest way from Wigan to Edinburgh?

The fastest way to travel from Wigan to Edinburgh is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 40 min.

How far is Edinburgh from Wigan?

The distance from Wigan to Edinburgh is approximately 168 miles (271 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Wigan to Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Wigan to Edinburgh is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Wigan and in Edinburgh?

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

  • Trains mostly depart from Wigan North Western and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Who can get me from Wigan to Edinburgh?

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

  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Wigan to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for £24.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Wigan and Edinburgh ends?
Your journey from Wigan to Edinburgh doesn't have to end in Edinburgh. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Wigan to Edinburgh trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!
How early should I book Wigan to Edinburgh tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Wigan to Edinburgh, 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 train ticket is on average £24 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Wigan to Edinburgh 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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