Birmingham to Wigan train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Wigan

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Cheapest

15

Average

32

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
05:15AMBirmingham1h22 06:37AMWigan
0 transfers
151One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:15AMBirmingham1h22 09:37AMWigan
0 transfers
201One-way
Avanti West Coast
06:15AMBirmingham1h23 07:38AMWigan
0 transfers
201One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:15PMBirmingham1h22 01:37PMWigan
0 transfers
261One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:57PMBirmingham1h34 10:31PMWigan
0 transfers
461One-way

Train schedule from Birmingham to Wigan

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6
Avanti West Coast
05:15AMBirmingham1h22 06:37AMWigan
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Avanti West Coast
06:15AMBirmingham1h23 07:38AMWigan
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:15AMBirmingham1h22 09:37AMWigan
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:15AMBirmingham1h22 10:37AMWigan
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
11:15AMBirmingham1h22 12:37PMWigan
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
12:15PMBirmingham1h22 01:37PMWigan
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:57PMBirmingham1h34 10:31PMWigan
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Wigan

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Fastest Journey

1 h 22 m

Average

1 h 23 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

126 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Birmingham for Wigan every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:15AMBirmingham1h22 10:37AMWigan
0 transfers
471One-way
Avanti West Coast
05:15AMBirmingham1h22 06:37AMWigan
0 transfers
151One-way
Avanti West Coast
11:15AMBirmingham1h22 12:37PMWigan
0 transfers
471One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:15AMBirmingham1h22 09:37AMWigan
0 transfers
201One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:15PMBirmingham1h22 01:37PMWigan
0 transfers
261One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Wigan

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency29 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesWest Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or London Midland

Trains from Birmingham to Wigan cover the 78 miles (126 km) long route taking on average 1 h 17 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or London Midland. Normally, there are 29 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $21 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $26 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Birmingham to Wigan trains

You can travel by train to Wigan from Birmingham with CrossCountry for as low as $21 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Wigan from Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking for trains between Birmingham and Wigan? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 78 miles (126 km) journey to Wigan from Birmingham. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Birmingham to Wigan routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Wigan from Birmingham, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Birmingham - Wigan train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

Train information from Birmingham to Wigan with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 14 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 15 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Wigan

Travel by train 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.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Wigan from Birmingham for as low as $21 (€20)  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Wigan train price to come in at an average of $26 (€24)  one way.
The Birmingham to Wigan train distance is approximately 78 miles (126 km).
On average the Birmingham to Wigan train travel time is 1 h 17 min  for the 78 miles (126 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. When arriving in Wigan, you can end your journey in train stations like Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate.

Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street   to Wigan North Western   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Wigan North Western and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Wigan.

For the best Birmingham to Wigan train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or London Midland. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Birmingham and Wigan to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 14 direct trains per day from Birmingham to Wigan with Avanti West Coast, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
On average, there are 29 trains a day from Birmingham to Wigan. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Birmingham to Wigan leaves at 5: 15 AM. The last train departing from Birmingham to Wigan leaves at 8: 57 PM. You can find the latest Birmingham to Wigan train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Birmingham to Wigan is on average $26 (€24) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Birmingham to Wigan available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Wigan
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your trip to Wigan.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Public transit options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Public transit options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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