How to travel from Glasgow to Wigan

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Travel Information to Wigan from Glasgow

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $110
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€32) • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $110 (€102) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 173 miles (279 km) from Glasgow to Wigan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Wigan.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Wigan

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There are 4 travel options from Glasgow to Wigan: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Wigan is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $35 (€32) compared to other travel options to Wigan:

Taking a bus is about $75 (€70) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $110 (€102) for this journey.

A bus is $22 (€20) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Glasgow to Wigan costing on average $56 (€52).

The fastest way from Glasgow to Wigan is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Wigan that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Wigan by bus can take on average 3 h 35 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 30 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 173 miles (279 km) from Glasgow to Wigan.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Wigan is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 24 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Wigan:

  • Buses from Glasgow to Wigan most often leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Wigan, Hallgate.
  • Trains mostly depart from Glasgow Central and arrive in Wigan North Western.

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

  • You can travel to Wigan from Glasgow by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $35 (€32) with Flixbus from Glasgow to Wigan.
  • You can travel to Wigan from Glasgow by flight with British Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $110 (€102) with British Airways from Glasgow to Wigan.
  • You can travel from Glasgow to Wigan by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $56 (€52) with Avanti West Coast from Glasgow to Wigan.
Looking to extend your trip from Glasgow to Wigan? Many Omio customers who go from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Wigan, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $35 (€32) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $110 (€102) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $56 (€52) one way on average.

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

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