How to travel from Wigan to Chester

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Travel Information to Chester from Wigan

distanceDistance27 miles (43 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$21 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 36 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransport for Wales

Take a train or bus to travel 27 miles (43 km) between Wigan and Chester. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Transport for Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Wigan to Chester.

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from Wigan to Chester

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

Our recommendation

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

Northern Rail
Wigan North Western (WGN)
07:11AMChester station (CTR)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
Wigan North Western (WGN)
07:11AMChester station (CTR)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
Wigan North Western (WGN)
07:11AMChester station (CTR)
1 transfer
Other options
Northern Rail
Wigan North Western (WGN)
07:57AMChester station (CTR)
1 transfer

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All travel companies: Train from Wigan to Chester

Northern Rail (3) will get you to Chester from Wigan 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 Chester

    FAQs: Travel to Chester 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 Chester.

    There are 2 travel options to Chester from Wigan. You can take a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Chester from Wigan is by taking a train, which costs on average $21 (€18).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Wigan to Chester:

    Taking a train costs $10 (€9) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $31 (€27) for the same trip.

    The fastest way from Wigan to Chester is by train with an average journey time of 36 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Chester that take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 1 h 37 min of travel time.

    The Wigan to Chester distance is around 27 miles (43 km).

    The average frequency per day from Wigan to Chester is:

    • 25 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Wigan and Chester 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 from Wigan to Chester:

    • Buses mostly leave from Wigan, Hallgate and tend to arrive in Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange).
    • Trains from Wigan to Chester most often leave from Wigan North Western and arrive in Chester.

    The following travel companies offer services from Wigan to Chester:

    • Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3) can get you to Chester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Northern Rail (3) from Wigan to Chester for $21 (€18) on Omio.

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

    • Direct train with.

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

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

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