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Getting from Wigan to Blackpool by train

Situated in Lancashire, Wigan and Blackpool are just 25 miles apart. Whether you're commuting for work or travelling for a day trip to the coast special event, the journey is quick and easy.

Cover the distance from Wigan to Blackpool in just 36 minutes, with tickets available from £5.20.

Find the cheapest train tickets from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North

To ensure your trip doesn't break the bank, we've got you covered. Get affordable train tickets and discounts for Railcard holders, seniors and group travellers. We're here to help you make the most of your money.

Whether you're travelling during Peak, Off-Peak, or Super Off-Peak hours, we'll assist you in finding a ticket at the right price for a departure time that suits your plans.

For those planning a quick getaway, take advantage of our 2 For 1 offers on attractions and events, adding a special touch to your visit without denting your budget.

We've got options for regular travellers or commuters to help you save money or even treat yourself to an upgrade with First Class train tickets. This includes season tickets, benefits and reward schemes.

Travelling in comfort with Avanti

Whether it’s 25 or 250 miles, we place priority on your comfort throughout the journey.

Make the most of our swift and reliable WiFi to catch up on emails or check your phone, and onboard power sockets are readily available for a quick phone recharge whenever you need it.

For cost-conscious travellers, secure the best deal by booking advance tickets with a departure time that suits your plans. Alternatively, for those spontaneous last-minute trips, use our Live Train Journey Tracker to book your next train.

Travelling from Wigan?

With top attractions like the scenic Fairy Glen woodland and the thrilling Three Sister Racing Circuit, Wigan has plenty of things to do.

The town is not only known for its captivating sites but also its profound passion for Rugby League, serving as a fertile ground for youth development. Since 1872, the Wigan Warriors have called this place home, nurturing a stream of top-tier talents that rivals any other location worldwide.

Adding to its sporting prowess, Wigan have a famous football team. Despite being a lesser-backed club than competitors, Wigan Athletic enjoyed a substantial presence in the Premier League from 2005 to 2013.

The town seems to possess a magical touch when it comes to sporting excellence, making attending a rugby or football match a worthwhile experience.

Travelling to Blackpool?

Blackpool is a vibrant and captivating destination, known nationwide for the iconic Pleasure Beach amusement park, picturesque seaside and the enchanting Blackpool Illuminations. The town ensures a memorable experience, no matter the duration of your stay.

Explore the renowned Blackpool Tower, a historic landmark offering panoramic views of the coastline, or visit the Grand Theatre for a dose of culture and entertainment. For family fun, Sandcastle Waterpark provides thrilling water adventures, while the SEA LIFE Blackpool aquarium offers a fascinating underwater journey.

While Blackpool North Station may be compact, it provides convenient amenities such as public toilets and a cafe. Navigating from the station to your ultimate destination is a breeze, with a taxi rank located outside and several bus routes passing by.

First Class service

Treat yourself to complimentary snacks and drinks, revel in the comfort of a more spacious seat, and ensure a hassle-free journey with a guaranteed table and socket when you upgrade to a First Class train ticket with Avanti West Coast.

Should your station have one, add a touch of luxury by relaxing in a First Class Lounge while awaiting your train departure.

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