Getting from London Euston to Wigan by train
Wigan is usually only two or three hours from London on an Avanti West Coast train. That’s plenty of time
to immerse yourself in a movie, grab a snack from the onboard shop, or just watch the English countryside fly by.
You’ll arrive at Wigan North Western refreshed and just a few minutes away from the main shopping and
business district of town.
Wigan North Western is an interchange station in the heart of town. It’s often used for people to change
trains when they’re heading to the local Liverpool or Manchester stations or getting onto the mainline to reach
Scotland, Birmingham, or London.
Also, Wigan Wallgate Station is just across the road, which is your route to other destinations in Greater
Manchester and Merseyside.
Find the cheapest train tickets from London to Wigan
You don’t want to spend all your budget on getting from point A to B. To help you get the most out of
your money, we
offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to Railcard holders,
senior travellers, and groups.
Whether you’re travelling in Peak, Off-Peak, or Super Off-Peak hours, our Best Fare Finder will help you to find a
ticket at the right price at a departure time that suits you.
Plus, if you’re heading away for a short break, we offer a range of 2 For 1 offers to attractions and events. This
way, you can find a deal to make your visit special.
Travelling in comfort with Avanti
Answer your emails or scroll through the
news with our fast, reliable Wifi. Then arrive thoroughly recharged and refreshed with our onboard power sockets and
onboard snacks, drinks and refreshments
Make your journey even more relaxing by booking advance tickets. This way, you’ll get the cheapest ticket with
a departure time that’s ideal for you. Or, if you’re making a last-minute trip, you can use our Live Train Journey Tracker. This helps you easily book a ticket for
the next train up to your arrival at the station.
Travelling from Wigan?
The main entrance to Wigan North Western is on Wallgate. Wallgate is the street that comes out of the
centre of Wigan’s pedestrianised town centre off Market Place. Follow the road and you’ll come across both Wigan
stations. Wigan North Western is on your left.
You can also get a taxi from the drop-off point and there’s a bus stop right outside the main entrance.
Here, you’ll find numerous services covered by Transport for Greater Manchester.
Wigan is well known for its nightlife as well as its illustrious football club Wigan Athletic and its rugby
club, Wigan Warriors, who share the DW Stadium in the town. Match days are always abuzz with fans.
The town also has a strong industrial past, which was written about by Orwell. You can find out more about
it in the Heritage Centre. Alternatively, visit the famous Wigan Little Theatre or the Three Sisters Racing Circuit
for some adrenaline-fuelled fun.
Travelling from London?
On your outbound journey to Wigan, you’ll be travelling from London Euston, one of the capital’s main
stations. When travelling from London, you’ll find information provided by the Transport for London.
The TFL will provide the facts you need to plan your journey to the station by any mode of transport. It
can even work out the quickest route using more than one mode of transportation.
First Class service
If you’ve chosen to travel First Class to Wigan, you’ll find our First Class Lounge in London Euston.
The First Class Lounge is the perfect place to relax, do some work, or entertain yourself before the
journey. It’s available with your First Class ticket up to two hours before your train is due to leave. Here, you’ll
find snacks, drinks, and free Wi-Fi to ease you into your experience.
Complimentary snacks and drinks, a wider seat, a guaranteed table and socket and more leg-stretching room –
these are the benefits of upgrading to First Class with Avanti West Coast. You can also start as you mean to go on
by chilling in the First Class Lounge at Euston as you wait to board your train. All this can be yours for much less
than you might think. Find out everything about First Class here.
Useful information for your journey from London to Wigan