How to travel from Blackpool to Wigan

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from Blackpool to Wigan

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

Our recommendation

To get from Blackpool to Wigan on Mar 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:04AMBlackpool North0h43 07:47AMWigan North Western
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07:04AMBlackpool North0h43 07:47AMWigan North Western
0 transfers
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09:29AMBlackpool South1h00 10:29AMWigan North Western
1 transfer
08:30AMBlackpool South0h59 09:29AMWigan North Western
1 transfer
07:22AMBlackpool North0h51 08:13AMWigan North Western
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Blackpool and Wigan

distanceDistance26 miles (42 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $10 (€9) • 46 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $10 (€9) • 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail or Northern Rail

Take a bus or train to travel 26 miles (42 km) between Blackpool and Wigan. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Northern Rail or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Blackpool to Wigan.

Travel Tips: Travel from Blackpool to Wigan

Travel Tips: 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 Blackpool to Wigan.

There are 2 travel options from Blackpool to Wigan: bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Wigan from Blackpool is by taking a train, which costs on average $10 (€9).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Wigan:

Taking a train is usually $11 (€10) less than taking a bus to Wigan, which costs on average $21 (€19) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Wigan from Blackpool is by train with an average travel time of 41 min.

Other travel options to Wigan can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Wigan by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 26 miles (42 km) between Blackpool and Wigan.

The average frequency per day from Blackpool to Wigan is:

  • 39 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Blackpool, Topping Street and arrive in Wigan.
  • Trains mostly depart from Blackpool North and arrive in Wigan North Western.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Blackpool to Wigan:

  • You can travel between Blackpool and Wigan by bus with Northern Rail. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $21 (€19) with Northern Rail from Blackpool to Wigan.
  • You can travel by train from Blackpool to Wigan with Northern Rail, and you can find Northern Rail Blackpool to Wigan tickets for $10 (€9) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Blackpool to Wigan with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with Northern Rail with 22 direct trains per day.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Blackpool to Wigan? Many Omio customers who go from Blackpool 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.

When planning your trip from Blackpool to Wigan, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $21 (€19) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $10 (€9) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Blackpool to Wigan online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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