Trains from Manchester to Wigan

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Manchester to Wigan train information

Manchester Wigan train map

Train duration 0h38m
Arrival Wigan, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 16 Miles
Lowest train price from £6.40
Average train price £7.00

Which operators can I use?

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train connecting Manchester (North West England) to Wigan (North West England). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.

How far is it by train?

Travelling by train is a quick and easy option to go to Wigan from Manchester. The average travel time from Manchester to Wigan is 0h38m to cover the 16 miles.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Looking at our data, the best price to travel by train in the next 30 days is £6.40. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Manchester to Wigan train tickets

from £6.40 MORE 0h38m

Manchester - Wigan prices calendar

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Manchester - Wigan: the best time to book cheap trains

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Buying your ticket in advance is most of the time cheaper than leaving it to the day you intend to travel. Yet, as you can notice in the graph above, the cost of train tickets Manchester to Wigan do not tend to change a lot and cost £6.

Best prices for Manchester to Wigan trains

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

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Discount Manchester - Wigan train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Manchester 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 several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

For instance, train tickets from Manchester to Wigan cost on average £6.40 (1). By dividing £88 by £6.40 (£88/£6.40 = 13.75), it appears that after only 14 one way trips from Wigan to Manchester, the card will have paid for itself.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
Manchester to Wigan train £6.40 £4.27 £2.13 13.79

(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

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