Bristol to Wigan by train

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    22:20
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 54m
  • Distance
    226 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 22m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bristol to Wigan by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Wigan take around 2 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 226 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Wigan.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Wigan?

Journeys between Bristol and Wigan usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Bristol to Wigan every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Wigan?

The Bristol to Wigan train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bristol to Wigan train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Wigan is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 06:27 and the last train is around 22:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 06:15, and the last at 22:20.

When to book Bristol 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 Bristol to Wigan by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Wigan?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • Northern
  • 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 Bristol by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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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