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Trip Summary

10 trains operate daily from Wigan to London. The train trip from Wigan to London is usually about 2 hours and 51 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Avanti West Coast train can get you there in as little as one hour and 58 minutes.

Distance176 mi (283 km)
Fastest train1h 58m
Lowest price€48.40
Trains per day9
Most frequent serviceAvanti West Coast
Train lines2

Price trends for trains from Wigan to London

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Wigan to London?

2 train services operate from Wigan to London. Avanti West Coast usually has more trains scheduled, with 12 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Avanti West Coast122h 35m€80.10
East Midlands Railway64h 30m€108.36
  • Avanti West Coast is one of the primary rail links between London and Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow, and Edinburgh. On any given day, Avanti West Coast operates almost 300 routes and departs hourly from select destinations.

  • East Midlands Railway train tickets from Wigan to London start from €88, and on average cost . Daily there are 6 East Midlands Railway schedules to London. East Midlands Railway in Wigan leaves from Wigan Wallgate Station . And in London trains arrive at St. Pancras .

    From Wigan to London train travel on East Midlands Railway takes 4 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, East Midlands Railway offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 58 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Wigan and London is approximately 176 miles, or 283 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 58 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

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

The earliest train departs Wigan at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 14:00. 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 10 scheduled trains on most days. 9 of these are direct connections to London. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

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

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 Wigan?

Main departure station: Wigan North Western Station

There are two stations in Wigan where you can board the train to London.

All train stations in Wigan:

  • Wigan North Western Station

  • Wigan Wallgate Station

Where is the train station in London?

Main arrival station: Euston railway station (Stop B)

London receives travelers from Wigan at its two active train stations.

Train stations in London:

  • Euston railway station (Stop B)

  • St. Pancras

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