How to travel from Wigan to Blackpool

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Travel Information from Wigan to Blackpool

distanceDistance25 miles (40 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$7 - $8
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 36 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail (3)

Take a train or bus to travel 25 miles (40 km) between Wigan and Blackpool. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Northern Rail (3) among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Wigan to Blackpool.

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from Wigan to Blackpool

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

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

Northern Rail
Wigan North Western (WGN)
01:24AMBlackpool North (BPN)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
Wigan North Western (WGN)
01:24AMBlackpool North (BPN)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
Wigan North Western (WGN)
01:18AMLayton (LAY)
1 transfer

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Northern Rail (3) will get you from Wigan to Blackpool at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Northern Trains is a publicly owned travel operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 travel companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.

    FAQs: Travel from Wigan to Blackpool

    FAQs: Travel to Blackpool 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 Blackpool.

    There are 2 travel options from Wigan to Blackpool: train or bus.

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

    A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Wigan to Blackpool costing on average $8 (€7).

    The fastest way to get to Blackpool from Wigan is by train with an average travel time of 36 min.

    Other travel options to Blackpool take longer:

    Bus takes 1 h 30 min on average.

    Blackpool is approximately 25 miles (40 km) away from Wigan.

    The average frequency per day from Wigan to Blackpool is:

    • Around 25 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Wigan and Blackpool 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 Blackpool:

    • Most travelers take a bus from Wigan, Hallgate to Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road.
    • Most travelers take a train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North.

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

    • You can take a train from Wigan to Blackpool with Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains. Cheap tickets can be found for $7 (€6) with Northern Rail (3) from Wigan to Blackpool.

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

    • You can check for a direct train to Blackpool with Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains with 9 direct trains per day.

    Direct services to Blackpool 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 journey.

    Omio customers who travel from Wigan to Blackpool often also extend their vacation to go to Manchester, London, Glasgow, Liverpool or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Blackpool and these popular destinations at a great price.

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