Trains from Wigan to Manchester

Wigan to Manchester train information

Wigan Manchester train map

Train duration 0h33m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Wigan, England
Distance 16 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train between Wigan (North West England) to Manchester (North West England). The services on board can change depending on the train company.
  • There are 16 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Wigan to Manchester is normally 0h33m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Manchester from Wigan, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
  • Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the cost of the train may change.

Best prices for Wigan to Manchester train tickets

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Wigan - Manchester prices calendar

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

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Wigan - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

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Booking your train in advance is almost always cheaper than leaving it to the last minute. Yet, as you can notice in the table above, the cost of train tickets Wigan to Manchester tend to be stable and cost £5.

Best prices for Wigan to Manchester trains

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

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Discount Wigan - Manchester train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Wigan Manchester train ticket and save even more money 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.

  • If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to assess the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

    For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Wigan Manchester ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Manchester to Wigan (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 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
Wigan to Manchester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

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

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