Wigan to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Wigan to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Cheapest

26

Average

42

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.

Cheapest
07:29AMWigan North Western1h36 09:05AMBirmingham New Street
0 transfers
261One-way
Cheapest
08:29AMWigan North Western1h35 10:04AMBirmingham New Street
0 transfers
261One-way
07:29AMWigan North Western1h29 08:58AMBirmingham New Street
1 transfer
431One-way
05:54AMWigan North Western2h41 08:35AMBirmingham New Street
2 transfers
521One-way
05:45AMWigan North Western1h39 07:24AMBirmingham New Street
1 transfer
521One-way

Train schedule from Wigan to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 8
05:45AMWigan North Western1h39 07:24AMBirmingham New Street
1 transfer
05:50AMWigan North Western2h45 08:35AMBirmingham New Street
1 transfer
05:54AMWigan North Western2h41 08:35AMBirmingham New Street
2 transfers
07:29AMWigan North Western1h36 09:05AMBirmingham New Street
0 transfers
07:29AMWigan North Western1h29 08:58AMBirmingham New Street
1 transfer
08:29AMWigan North Western1h35 10:04AMBirmingham New Street
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Wigan to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Fastest Journey

1 h 29 m

Average

1 h 57 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

126 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Wigan for Birmingham every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
07:29AMWigan North Western1h29 08:58AMBirmingham New Street
1 transfer
431One-way
08:29AMWigan North Western1h35 10:04AMBirmingham New Street
0 transfers
261One-way
07:29AMWigan North Western1h36 09:05AMBirmingham New Street
0 transfers
261One-way
05:45AMWigan North Western1h39 07:24AMBirmingham New Street
1 transfer
521One-way
05:54AMWigan North Western2h41 08:35AMBirmingham New Street
2 transfers
521One-way

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Overview: Train from Wigan to Birmingham

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$24 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Wigan to Birmingham cover the 78 miles (126 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 35 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $19 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $24 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Wigan North Western and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Wigan to Birmingham trains

Travel from Wigan to Birmingham from $19 (€17) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

CrossCountry

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

Are you making plans to travel to Birmingham from Wigan? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Wigan to Birmingham trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 78 miles (126 km) to Birmingham from Wigan. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Wigan to 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 have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train to Birmingham from Wigan, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Wigan to Birmingham

    Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Wigan to Birmingham.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Wigan to Birmingham to cost as little as $19 (€17)  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Wigan to Birmingham train to cost on average $24 (€22)  one way.
    The train distance from Wigan to Birmingham is around 78 miles (126 km).
    The train time to Birmingham from Wigan is on average 1 h 35 min  for the 78 miles (126 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Birmingham from Wigan by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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

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

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Wigan North Western, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Wigan. The most popular arrival train station in Birmingham, called Birmingham New Street, is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from its city center.

    If you're looking for trains from Wigan to Birmingham, you can rely on Cross Country or Avanti West Coast to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Wigan to Birmingham journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    On average, there are 16 trains a day from Wigan to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first train from Wigan to Birmingham at 4: 54 AM. The last train from Wigan to Birmingham that you can take departs at 8: 29 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Wigan to Birmingham schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    If you purchase a train ticket from Wigan to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $24 (€22) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Wigan and Birmingham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Wigan
    Birmingham
    Wigan North Western is the most popular Wigan 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 Wigan for your trip to Birmingham.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transit options for Wigan North Western
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: The Rail replacement bus pick up point can be found on the station car park.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transit options for Wigan Wallgate
    Onward travel information: Adjacent to Wigan North Western rail station for buses to St Helen? S, Southport, Ormskirk and Warrington. Maximum distance 200 yards/183m. Busline 0871 200 2233
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up/Drop off outside the station
    Metro: GMPTE 0161 228 7811

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