Manchester to Wigan by train
Travelling from Manchester to Wigan by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Wigan take around 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 27 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Wigan.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Wigan?
Direct trains from Manchester to Wigan have been found.
We usually find around 54 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Wigan every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 72 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Wigan?
The Manchester to Wigan train travel time is normally about 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Wigan train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Wigan is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:33 and the last train is around 23:37.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:42, and the last at 23:20.
What's the Manchester to Wigan train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Wigan are $7.74, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $7, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Manchester to Wigan train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester to Wigan by train.
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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Wigan?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Wigan, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Wigan to Manchester by train