How to travel from Wigan to Manchester

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Travel Information to Manchester from Wigan

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$2 - $5
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 28 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBus or Northern Rail (3)

Travel 17 miles (27 km) by train or bus to Manchester from Wigan. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Bus or Northern Rail (3) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Wigan to Manchester.

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from Wigan to Manchester

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

Our recommendation

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

Northern Rail
Wigan Wallgate (WGW)
10:45AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
Wigan Wallgate (WGW)
10:45AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
Wigan North Western (WGN)
09:53AMManchester Oxford Road (MCO)
0 transfers
Other options
Northern Rail
Wigan Wallgate (WGW)
09:48AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
Wigan Wallgate (WGW)
08:41AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
Wigan North Western (WGN)
08:58AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
Wigan Wallgate (WGW)
10:58AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
0 transfers

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Travel on Northern Rail (3) travel to Manchester from Wigan at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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 Manchester

    FAQs: Travel to Manchester 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 Manchester.

    There are 2 ways to get from Wigan to Manchester: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel from Wigan to Manchester is a train with an average price of $2 (€2).

    This is compared to other travel options from Wigan to Manchester:

    A train is $3 (€3) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $5 (€5) from Wigan to Manchester.

    The fastest way from Wigan to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 28 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Manchester that take longer:

    Getting to Manchester by bus takes 1 h 1 min on average.

    The Wigan to Manchester distance is around 17 miles (27 km).

    The average frequency per day from Wigan to Manchester is:

    • 25 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Manchester from Wigan 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 Manchester:

    • Buses mostly leave from Wigan, Hallgate and tend to arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
    • Trains mostly leave from Wigan North Western and tend to arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

    • You can go to Manchester from Wigan by train with Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains. You'll see cheap train tickets for $2 (€2) with Northern Rail (3) from Wigan to Manchester on Omio.

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

    • Direct train available with Northern Rail (3) 17 direct trains per day.

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

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Wigan to Manchester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool, Paris, Edinburgh or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Wigan and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!

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