How to travel from Birmingham to Wigan

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Wigan

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $50 (€44) • 1 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Avanti West Coast

Travel 78 miles (126 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Birmingham to Wigan. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Birmingham to Wigan.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Wigan

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 Birmingham to Wigan.

There are 4 ways to travel to Wigan from Birmingham including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Wigan is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Wigan:

Taking a flight is usually $7 (€6) less than taking a bus to Wigan, which costs on average $7 (€6) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a ferry for the same trip. Taking a ferry costs on average $1 (€1) from Birmingham to Wigan.

A flight is $50 (€44) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Wigan costing on average $50 (€44).

The quickest way to travel from Birmingham to Wigan is by train, which takes on average 1 h 17 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 35 min.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The distance from Birmingham to Wigan is approximately 78 miles (126 km).

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Wigan is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 29 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Birmingham to Wigan:

  • Buses mostly depart from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Wigan, Hallgate.
  • Trains most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham New Street and arrive in Wigan at Wigan North Western.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Wigan. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Birmingham to Wigan tickets on Omio for $7 (€6).
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Wigan by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Birmingham to Wigan for $50 (€44) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Birmingham to Wigan with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Wigan with Flixbus.
  • You can find 14 direct trains per day to Wigan with Avanti West Coast.

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

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

Before traveling from Birmingham to Wigan, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $7 (€6) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A ferry ticket for this trip is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $50 (€44) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Wigan 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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