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 Mar 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:31AMWigan North Western1h36 11:07AMBirmingham New Street
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09:31AMWigan North Western1h36 11:07AMBirmingham New Street
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08:31AMWigan North Western1h35 10:06AMBirmingham New Street
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10:31AMWigan North Western1h35 12:06PMBirmingham New Street
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07:31AMWigan North Western1h35 09:06AMBirmingham New Street
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Travel Information between Wigan and Birmingham

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $26
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $23 (€20) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€20) • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Avanti West Coast

Travel 78 miles (126 km) by bus or train from Wigan to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Wigan to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Wigan to Birmingham

Travel Tips: 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 2 travel options from Wigan to Birmingham: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Wigan and Birmingham is by taking a train with an average price of $23 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A train is generally $4 (€3) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $26 (€23) from Wigan to Birmingham.

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

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Wigan to Birmingham is:

  • 15 trains a day.

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Wigan and arrive in Birmingham, Brunel Street.
  • Trains from Wigan to Birmingham most often leave from Wigan North Western and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Wigan to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Birmingham by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Wigan to Birmingham for $26 (€23) on Omio.
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Birmingham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Wigan to Birmingham for $23 (€20).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Wigan to Birmingham often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Wigan and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $26 (€23) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $23 (€20) one way.

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

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