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.

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

08:51AMManchester Oxford Road0h25 09:16AMWigan North Western
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08:51AMManchester Oxford Road0h25 09:16AMWigan North Western
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09:21AMManchester Oxford Road0h32 09:53AMWigan Wallgate
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08:21AMManchester Oxford Road0h32 08:53AMWigan Wallgate
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08:56AMManchester Victoria0h40 09:36AMWigan North Western
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Travel Information to Wigan from Manchester

distanceDistance16 miles (25 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€8) • 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail

Travel 16 miles (25 km) by train between Manchester and Wigan. Northern Rail is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct train from Manchester to Wigan.

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Travel between Manchester and Wigan by taking a train.

The fastest way to travel from Manchester to Wigan is by train with an average journey time of 25 min.

You should expect to travel around 16 miles (25 km) between Manchester and Wigan.

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Wigan is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Manchester to Wigan:

  • Most travelers take a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Wigan North Western.

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Manchester to Wigan:

  • You can go to Wigan from Manchester by train with Northern Rail. You'll see cheap train tickets for $9 (€8) with Northern Rail from Manchester to Wigan on Omio.

Yes, there is a direct route available from Manchester to Wigan:

  • You can find around 25 direct trains per day and travel with Northern Rail.

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.

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

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

  • Train tickets are costing $9 (€8) 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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