How to travel from Wigan to Birmingham

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from Wigan to Birmingham

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

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To get from Wigan to Birmingham on Jul 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:29AMWigan North Western1h35 10:04AMBirmingham New Street
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08:29AMWigan North Western1h35 10:04AMBirmingham New Street
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07:29AMWigan North Western1h36 09:05AMBirmingham New Street
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07:29AMWigan North Western1h29 08:58AMBirmingham New Street
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05:45AMWigan North Western1h39 07:24AMBirmingham New Street
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Travel Information to Birmingham from Wigan

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€27) • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Avanti West Coast

Travel 78 miles (126 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Birmingham from Wigan. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Wigan to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Wigan to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham 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 Wigan to Birmingham.

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

The cheapest way to go to Birmingham from Wigan is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A flight is $10 (€9) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Wigan to Birmingham costing on average $10 (€9).

A flight is $1 (€1) less than a ferry for this journey with tickets for a ferry from Wigan to Birmingham costing on average $1 (€1).

Taking a flight is usually $30 (€27) less than taking a train to Birmingham, which costs on average $30 (€27) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Wigan to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 22 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 35 min.

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 78 miles (126 km) from Wigan to Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Wigan to Birmingham is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Birmingham from 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 when traveling from Wigan to Birmingham:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Wigan, Hallgate to Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Wigan to Birmingham depart from Wigan North Western to Birmingham New Street.

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

  • You can travel by bus between Wigan and Birmingham with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Wigan to Birmingham tickets for $10 (€9) on Omio.
  • You can go to Birmingham from Wigan by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for $30 (€27) with Avanti West Coast from Wigan to Birmingham on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 14 direct trains per day with Avanti West Coast.

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

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

Before traveling from Wigan to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $10 (€9) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A ferry ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $30 (€27) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Wigan to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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