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Wigan to London by train

It takes an average of 2h 57m to travel from Wigan to London by train, over a distance of around 176 miles (283 km). There are normally 58 trains per day travelling from Wigan to London and tickets for this journey start from £20.50 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 1h 58m


176 miles (283 km)


58 trains per day


Direct trains available


From £20.50

Train operators

Avanti West Coast

Taking the train from Wigan to London

Want to travel from Wigan to London by train? We’re here to help.

It takes just 1 hour and 57 minutes to travel from Wigan to London on the fastest direct Avanti West Coast services. Hop on one of their trains at Wigan North Western station and you’ll find comfortable seating, free WiFi and plenty of space for luggage. If you want to travel in style, Avanti West Coast First Class offers complimentary food and drink, reclining seats, and extra legroom.

Once you arrive at London Euston station, you can easily reach the city’s top attractions as several London Underground lines call here. If you fancy some fresh air, you’re just a 20-minute walk from the beautiful Regent’s Park.

Ready to book? You can search for cheap train tickets from Wigan to London in our Journey Planner at the top of the page. Scroll up for train timetables or keep going for money-saving tips like using a Railcard to save 1/3 or travelling Off-Peak.

Journey details

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 57 minutes, with around 58 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 ticket prices from Wigan to London can start from as little as £20.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

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 58 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 04:46. 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.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Wigan.

Cheap train tickets from Wigan to London

Train tickets from Wigan to London start at £20.50 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

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

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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† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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