Trains from Birmingham to Wigan

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Birmingham to Wigan train information

Birmingham Wigan train map

Train duration 1h29m
Arrival Wigan, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 79 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £12.50
Average train price £27.00
  • There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe but the trains from Birmingham in England to Wigan in England are provided by Cross Country, Virgin Trains.
  • There are 79 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Birmingham to Wigan is normally 1h29m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Wigan from Birmingham, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
  • The cheapest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £12.50 one way.

Best prices for Birmingham to Wigan train tickets

from £12.50 MORE 1h28m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £13.30 MORE 2h20m

Birmingham - Wigan prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Wigan by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Birmingham to Wigan

When are the next trains to Wigan?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
Birmingham New Street
07:15
Wigan North Western
08:37
1h22m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
08:15
Wigan North Western
09:37
1h22m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
09:15
Wigan North Western
10:37
1h22m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
10:15
Wigan North Western
11:37
1h22m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
11:15
Wigan North Western
12:37
1h22m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
12:15
Wigan North Western
13:37
1h22m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
13:15
Wigan North Western
14:37
1h22m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
14:15
Wigan North Western
15:37
1h22m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
15:15
Wigan North Western
16:38
1h23m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
16:15
Wigan North Western
17:37
1h22m Virgin Trains
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Birmingham - Wigan: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Birmingham to Wigan will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 3 days in advance, tickets should be available from £10 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £19 for your journey. Thus, you can save 50% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 3 days in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Birmingham to Wigan trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Wigan by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Wigan to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Birmingham
New Street
Wigan
North Western
£12.50 25/03/2019 07:15 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Wigan
North Western
£12.50 26/03/2019 07:15 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Wigan
North Western
£12.50 26/03/2019 08:15 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Wigan
North Western
£16.50 25/03/2019 08:15 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Wigan
North Western
£16.50 25/03/2019 09:15 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Wigan
North Western
£16.50 25/03/2019 19:15 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Wigan
North Western
£16.50 26/03/2019 19:15 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Wigan
North Western
£16.50 26/03/2019 09:15 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Wigan
North Western
£16.50 26/03/2019 11:15 Virgin Trains 8 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Wigan
North Western
£16.50 26/03/2019 10:15 Virgin Trains 8 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Discount Birmingham - Wigan train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Birmingham Wigan train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Birmingham to Wigan cost on average £26.90 (1). When dividing £88 by £26.90 (£88/£26.90 = 3.27), you can see that after only 4 one way journeys from Wigan to Birmingham, the railcard will have paid for itself.

The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for an entire year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Wigan train £26.90 £17.93 £8.97 3.28

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare