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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from London to Wigan. Traveling by train from London to Wigan usually takes around 4 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest East Midlands Railway train can make the trip in 4 hours and 34 minutes.

Distance176 mi (283 km)
Fastest train4h 34m
Lowest price£178.35
Most frequent serviceEast Midlands Railway
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Which train should you take from London to Wigan?

East Midlands Railway is the one and only train line which connects London to Wigan. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
East Midlands Railway44h 36m£178.35
  • East Midlands Railway train tickets from London to Wigan start from £178, and on average cost . Daily there are 4 East Midlands Railway schedules to Wigan. East Midlands Railway in London leaves from St. Pancras . And in Wigan trains arrive at Wigan Wallgate Station .

    From London to Wigan train travel on East Midlands Railway takes 4 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wigan faster, East Midlands Railway offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 34 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between London and Wigan is approximately 176 miles, or 283 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 34 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from London to Wigan on Tuesday. Tickets for Tuesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Tuesday. Tuesday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs London at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 16:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Wigan to London.

City Information

London

One of the most important cities in the world, London is where the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern. As a vibrant modern city, London has something for everyone. For visitors interested in the Royal Family as well as their history, check out Buckingham Palace. The palace is open all days in summer, but only on selected days in winter. The Tower of London, where the crown jewels are put on exhibition, is also a great spot to check out. For fans of history, you might not want to miss out on the famous British Museum, considered by many to be the best museum in all of London. The museum currently carries an impressive collection of 8 million historic objects from all around the world, making it an eye-opening destination for many.

London’s food scene reflects its multiculturalism. Here you can find restaurants serving cuisines from various countries around the world, from India to Malaysia. If you opt for a lavish dining experience, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, run by the famous chef himself, will be a great choice. Also don’t forget to stop by at a local pub and enjoy the beer like a true Londoner.

The city’s centers of intercity rail services are King’s Cross Station and Euston Station, from which you can take a train to other places in the UK or hop on the Eurostar train to Paris and beyond. The largest coach station in the city is Victoria Coach Station, serving big local carriers like National Express. The city’s air services are fulfilled by eight airports, of which London Heathrow Airport, located west of the city, is the busiest one.

Station Information

Where is the train station in London?

Main departure station: St. Pancras

There is one train station in London.

All train stations in London:

  • St. Pancras

Where is the train station in Wigan?

Main arrival station: Wigan Wallgate Station

Wigan has one train station.

Train stations in Wigan:

  • Wigan Wallgate Station

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