How to travel from Wigan to Manchester

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from Wigan to Manchester

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

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To get from Wigan to Manchester on Apr 02 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:24AMWigan North Western0h39 10:03AMManchester Victoria
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09:24AMWigan North Western0h39 10:03AMManchester Victoria
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08:21AMWigan North Western0h40 09:01AMManchester Victoria
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08:14AMWigan Wallgate0h42 08:56AMManchester Victoria
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09:15AMWigan Wallgate0h42 09:57AMManchester Victoria
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Travel Information to Manchester from Wigan

distanceDistance16 miles (25 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $10
fastestFastest modeTrain • $10 (€9) • 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail

Travel 16 miles (25 km) by bus or train between Wigan and Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Wigan to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Wigan to Manchester

Travel Tips: 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 that you can travel between Wigan and Manchester. You can take a bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Manchester from Wigan is by taking a bus, which costs on average $5 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

Taking a bus is usually $5 (€5) less than taking a train to Manchester, which costs on average $10 (€9) for the same trip.

The distance from Wigan to Manchester is approximately 16 miles (25 km).

The average frequency per day from Wigan to Manchester is:

  • 42 buses a day.
  • Around 39 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Manchester from Wigan as scheduled services by bus 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 Manchester:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Wigan and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers take a train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Piccadilly.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Wigan to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Northern Rail can take you to Manchester by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Northern Rail from Wigan to Manchester for $10 (€9).

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

  • You can take a direct train with Northern Rail with 39 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.

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

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

  • A bus ticket costs $5 (€4) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $10 (€9) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Wigan to Manchester 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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