How to travel from Liverpool to Wigan

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Travel Information between Liverpool and Wigan

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$4 - $7
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $4 (€4) • 29 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $4 (€4) • 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail (3)

Travel 17 miles (27 km) by train or bus between Liverpool and Wigan. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Northern Rail (3) among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Liverpool to Wigan.

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from Liverpool to Wigan

How to get from Liverpool to Wigan by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Liverpool to Wigan is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel from Liverpool to Wigan on Northern Rail (3) travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Northern Trains is a publicly owned travel operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter travel 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 travel 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 travel: Standard.

    FAQs: Travel from Liverpool to Wigan

    FAQs: 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 Liverpool to Wigan.

    There are 2 travel options between Liverpool and Wigan. You can take a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Wigan is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $4 (€4) compared to other travel options to Wigan:

    Taking a train costs $3 (€2) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $7 (€6) for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to Wigan from Liverpool is by train with an average travel time of 29 min.

    Other travel options to Wigan take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 1 h 14 min of travel time.

    The distance from Liverpool to Wigan is approximately 17 miles (27 km).

    The average frequency per day from Liverpool to Wigan is:

    • 50 trains a day.

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

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

    • Buses most often depart from Liverpool at Liverpool, Liverpool One and arrive in Wigan at Wigan, Hallgate.
    • Trains mostly depart from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Wigan North Western.

    The following travel companies offer services from Liverpool to Wigan:

    • Travel with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains for trains to Wigan. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Northern Rail (3) Liverpool to Wigan tickets on Omio for $4 (€4).

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

    • You can find 26 direct trains per day to Wigan with Northern Rail (3).

    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 trip.

    Many of our customers traveling from Liverpool to Wigan don't make Wigan their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Wigan are London, Edinburgh, Manchester or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Wigan to any of these top destinations today!

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