Manchester to Wigan train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Wigan

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Cheapest

9

Average

9

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.

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11:15PMDeansgate0h23 11:38PMWigan North Western
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91One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to Wigan

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Wigan

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Fastest Journey

23 m

Average

23 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

26 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Manchester for Wigan every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Wigan

distanceDistance16 miles (25 km)
durationAverage train duration32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$9 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency74 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 48 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Manchester to Wigan cover the 16 miles (25 km) long route taking on average 32 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 74 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $9 (€9), but the average price of train tickets is $9 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3) from Manchester to Wigan trains

Buy your official Northern Rail (3) train tickets from Manchester to Wigan from $9 (€9) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

Northern Rail (3)

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Train information from Manchester to Wigan with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 40 min
  • Average Price: $9
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 19 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Wigan.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Manchester to Wigan to cost as little as $9 (€9)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Wigan train price to come in at an average of $9 (€9)  one way.
The Manchester to Wigan train distance is approximately 16 miles (25 km).
On average the Manchester to Wigan train travel time is 32 min  for the 16 miles (25 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Manchester to start your trip from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. In Wigan you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) 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 trip from Manchester to Wigan you can take a train with Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Manchester to Wigan on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Wigan is 74 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Manchester to Wigan leaves at 7: 20 AM. The last train departing from Manchester to Wigan leaves at 10: 37 PM. You can find the latest Manchester to Wigan train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you buy the Manchester to Wigan train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $9 (€9). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Wigan from Manchester. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Wigan
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your trip to Wigan.
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Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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Public transit options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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Public transit options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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