How to travel from Wigan to Birmingham

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Travel Information between Wigan and Birmingham

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$7 - $17
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 1 h 33 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 1 h 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Virgin Trains

Travel 79 miles (128 km) by train or bus from Wigan to Birmingham. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Wigan to Birmingham.

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

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

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Find the best route between Wigan and Birmingham with FlixBus and CrossCountry. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel between Wigan and Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Wigan to Birmingham

      FAQs: 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 to Birmingham from Wigan. You can take a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Wigan to Birmingham is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $7 (€6) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

      A train is $10 (€8) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $17 (€14) from Wigan to Birmingham.

      The fastest way from Wigan to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 33 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Birmingham that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 3 h 1 min of travel time.

      You should expect to travel around 79 miles (128 km) between Wigan and Birmingham.

      The average frequency per day from Wigan to Birmingham is:

      • Around 16 trains per day.

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

      • Most travelers board their bus from Wigan, Hallgate and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
      • Most travelers board their train from Wigan North Western and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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

      • You can go to Birmingham from Wigan by bus with FlixBus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $5 (€4) with FlixBus from Wigan to Birmingham on Omio.
      • You can take a train from Wigan to Birmingham with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or West Midlands Trains. Cheap tickets can be found for $7 (€6) with Virgin Trains from Wigan to Birmingham.

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

      • You can find 12 direct trains per day to Birmingham with Virgin Trains.

      Direct services to Birmingham 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 who book a trip from Wigan to Birmingham often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester, Paris, Edinburgh or Liverpool. 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!

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