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Trains from London to Wigan

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Trip Summary

There are 16 daily trains from London to Wigan. Traveling by train from London to Wigan usually takes around 2 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest Avanti West Coast train can make the trip in one hour and 55 minutes.

Distance176 mi (283 km)
Fastest train1h 55m
Lowest price$40.27
Trains per day16
Most frequent serviceAvanti West Coast
Train lines1

Which train should you take from London to Wigan?

Avanti West Coast is the one and only train line which connects London to Wigan. However, there are 16 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Avanti West Coast162h 24m$95.51
  • Avanti West Coast

    Avanti West Coast

    Avanti West Coast train tickets from London to Wigan start from $39, and on average cost . Daily there are 16 Avanti West Coast schedules to Wigan. Avanti West Coast in London leaves from Euston railway station (Stop B) . And in Wigan trains arrive at Wigan North Western Station .

    From London to Wigan train travel on Avanti West Coast takes 2 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wigan faster, Avanti West Coast offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 55 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Avanti West Coast offers 16 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Wigan.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from London to Wigan during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from London to Wigan?

The distance between London and Wigan is approximately 176 miles, or 283 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 55 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

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

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs London at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from London to Wigan?

There are 16 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from London to Wigan.

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

City Information


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: Euston railway station (Stop B)

There is one train station in London.

All train stations in London:

  • Euston railway station (Stop B)

Where is the train station in Wigan?

Main arrival station: Wigan North Western Station

Wigan has one train station.

All train stations in Wigan:

  • Wigan North Western Station

Need a return trip from Wigan to London?

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