How to travel from Manchester to Wigan

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from Manchester to Wigan

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Wigan on Mar 31 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:13AMManchester Victoria0h34 08:47AMWigan North Western
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08:13AMManchester Victoria0h34 08:47AMWigan North Western
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08:06AMManchester Victoria0h43 08:49AMWigan Wallgate
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08:28AMManchester Victoria0h43 09:11AMWigan Wallgate
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08:55AMManchester Victoria0h45 09:40AMWigan Wallgate
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Travel Information to Wigan from Manchester

distanceDistance16 miles (25 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $10 (€9) • 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail or Northern Rail

Travel 16 miles (25 km) by bus or train from Manchester to Wigan. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Northern Rail or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Manchester to Wigan.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Wigan.

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Manchester and Wigan. You can take a bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Wigan is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€9) compared to other travel options to Wigan:

A bus is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $10 (€9) from Manchester to Wigan.

The fastest way to get to Wigan from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 21 min.

Other travel options to Wigan can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 30 min   on average.

The Manchester to Wigan distance is around 16 miles (25 km).

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Wigan is:

  • Around 42 buses per day.
  • Around 42 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Manchester to Wigan 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 Manchester to Wigan:

  • Buses mostly depart from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Wigan.
  • Trains most often depart from Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Wigan at Wigan North Western.

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

  • You can take a bus from Manchester to Wigan with Northern Rail. Cheap tickets can be found for $10 (€9) with Northern Rail from Manchester to Wigan.
  • You can take a train from Manchester to Wigan with Northern Rail. Cheap tickets can be found for $10 (€9) with Northern Rail from Manchester to Wigan.

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

  • You can travel directly by train with Northern Rail with 16 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 Manchester.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Manchester to Wigan often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Manchester and Wigan itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Wigan and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Manchester 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 $10 (€9) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $10 (€9) one way on average.

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

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