How to travel from Wigan to Edinburgh

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from Wigan to Edinburgh

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

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

08:44AMWigan North Western2h52 11:36AMEdinburgh Waverley
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08:44AMWigan North Western2h52 11:36AMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:38AMWigan North Western2h43 12:21PMEdinburgh Waverley
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11:38AMWigan North Western2h40 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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01:38PMWigan North Western2h40 04:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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Travel Information between Wigan and Edinburgh

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $67 (€60) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanti West Coast or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 168 miles (271 km) between Wigan and Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Avanti West Coast or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Wigan to Edinburgh.

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There are 4 ways to get from Wigan to Edinburgh: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Wigan to Edinburgh is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A ferry is $26 (€23) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Wigan to Edinburgh costing on average $26 (€23).

Taking a ferry is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a flight to Edinburgh, which costs on average $2 (€2) for the same trip.

Taking a ferry is usually $67 (€60) less than taking a train to Edinburgh, which costs on average $67 (€60) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Wigan to Edinburgh is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 40 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by bus can take on average 4 h 38 min.

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by flight can take on average 3 h 25 min.

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

The Wigan to Edinburgh distance is around 168 miles (271 km).

The average frequency per day from Wigan to Edinburgh is:

  • Around 24 flights per day.
  • 13 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Wigan, Hallgate and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Wigan to Edinburgh depart from Wigan North Western to Edinburgh Waverley.

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

  • You can take a bus from Wigan to Edinburgh with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for $26 (€23) with Avanti West Coast from Wigan to Edinburgh.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Wigan by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for $67 (€60) with Avanti West Coast from Wigan to Edinburgh on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Wigan to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Wigan to Edinburgh usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $26 (€23) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $2 (€2) one way for this journey.
  • A ferry ticket for this trip costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $67 (€60) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Wigan to Edinburgh 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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