How to travel from Wigan to Preston

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Travel Information from Wigan to Preston

distanceDistance16 miles (25 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$2 - $4
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 12 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail (3)

Travel 16 miles (25 km) by train or bus between Wigan and Preston. 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 Preston.

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from Wigan to Preston

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

Our recommendation

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

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You can travel by train for as low as $9 (€8). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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.

Wigan to Preston travel information with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 21 min
  • Cheapest Price: $9
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 9 a day

FAQs: Travel from Wigan to Preston

FAQs: Travel to Preston 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 Preston.

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

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

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

Taking a train costs $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $4 (€3).

The fastest way from Wigan to Preston is by train with an average journey time of 12 min.

There are alternative travel options to Preston that take longer:

Taking a bus requires on average 45 min of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Wigan to Preston is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Wigan and Preston 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 Preston:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Wigan, Hallgate and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Wigan North Western and arrive in Preston.

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

  • You can travel between Wigan and Preston by train with Northern Rail (3), Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $2 (€2) with Northern Rail (3) from Wigan to Preston.

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

  • Direct train available with Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains 25 direct trains per day.

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

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

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