Watford to Wigan by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:16
  • Last train
    00:14
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 23m

Travelling from Watford to Wigan by train

Fast trains from Watford to Wigan take around 2 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 259 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Watford and Wigan.

Are there direct trains from Watford to Wigan?

Journeys between Watford and Wigan usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Watford to Wigan every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Watford to Wigan?

The Watford to Wigan train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Watford to Wigan train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Wigan is usually scheduled to depart Watford around 05:45 and the last train is around 23:41. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Watford around 05:16, and the last at 00:14.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Watford 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 Watford to Wigan by train.

Which train companies operate between Watford and Wigan?

More than one train company operates on the route from Watford to Wigan, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Southern
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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