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Getting to and around Wigan could not be easier with a multitude of public transport and travel options.


Wigan is served by two railway stations which are less than 100 yards apart.

  • Wigan North Western is situated on the West Cost mainline with fast connections to London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and South-West England.
  • Wigan Wallgate has direct connections to the metropolis' of Manchester and Liverpool, the seaside resort of Southport as well as urban towns such as Bolton, Oldham and Rochdale.

For rail timetables and other information, check National Rail Enquiries.

Wigan Wallgate is managed by Northern Rail, whilst Wigan North Western is managed by Virgin Trains.


Wigan Bus Station is situated in the very heart of the town centre. Local and regional bus services are provided by a variety of service providers for a whole host of destinations.

Check outDestination Finder for the complete list of destinations and a map of the bus station.

For bus timetables and other travel needs, check out the website of the Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM).


If you want to get around by any combination of bus, coach or train, check out the Traveline Journey Planner.


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