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Wigan to London by train

It takes an average of 2h 58m to travel from Wigan to London by train, over a distance of around 176 miles (283 km). There are normally 43 trains per day traveling from Wigan to London and tickets for this journey start from $27.02 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 1h 58m


176 miles (283 km)


43 trains per day


Direct trains available


From $27.02

Train operators

Avanti West Coast

Wigan to London train times

Check out the next trains departing from Wigan to London for Sunday Oct 1st 2023 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
10:14 wigan north western12:46 london eustonPlatform 4 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 32m, direct

Travel from Wigan to London by train in 1 hour 58 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Wigan to London by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Wigan to London by train is 2 hours 58 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 1 hour 58 minutes. You'll usually find 43 trains per day traveling the 283 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to London.

Book train tickets from Wigan to London in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $27.02. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

FAQs for Wigan to London

Want to know more about your journey from Wigan to London? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Wigan to London take?

The average journey time by train between Wigan and London is 2 hours and 58 minutes, with around 43 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Wigan and London by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Wigan to London is 1 hour and 58 minutes.

How much does the train from Wigan to London cost?

Train tickets from Wigan to London can start from as little as $27.02 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Wigan to London?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Wigan to London without having to change trains. There are 43 direct trains from Wigan to London each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Wigan to London leave?

The first train from Wigan to London leaves at 04:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Wigan to London leave?

The last train from Wigan to London leaves at 21:31. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Wigan and London by train?

Trains travelling from Wigan to London cover a distance of around 176 miles (283 km) during the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Wigan to London

Train tickets from Wigan to London start at $27.02 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Wigan to London is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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