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Duration 5h 54m
Distance 286.9 miles
Average price £240
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Plymouth and Wigan takes 5h 54m and the fastest train takes 5h 8m. There is a train service every few hours from Plymouth to Wigan. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Plymouth
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Wigan
5h 47m
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£128 - £372

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No, there is no direct train from Plymouth to Wigan. However, there are services departing from Plymouth and arriving at Wigan North Western via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 47m.

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The distance between Plymouth and Wigan is 230 miles. The road distance is 286.9 miles.

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Plymouth to Wigan train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Plymouth station.

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Plymouth to Wigan train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Wigan North Western station.

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