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Whether you’re visiting family or off to see friends, your journey to Manchester will be easy when you go by rail. Regular trains from Wigan to Manchester mean that you can be in the city centre in no time.  

For travel information, including live departures and upcoming train times from Wigan to Manchester, see below. 


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Journey information from Wigan to Manchester

  • How long is the average journey duration from Wigan to Manchester? 0 hours 54 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Wigan to Manchester? 0 hours 52 minutes
  • When is the first train from Wigan to Manchester? 07:25
  • When is the last train from Wigan to Manchester? 20:27
  • How many services run for Wigan to Manchester today? 10

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.

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