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Duration 1h 22m
Distance 24.5 miles
Average price £35
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Wigan and Runcorn takes 1h 22m and the fastest train takes 49 min. There is an hourly train service from Wigan to Runcorn. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Crewe

  1. Wigan North Western
  2. Crewe
  3. Runcorn
1h 9m
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£20 - £84

Wigan to Runcorn train times

Trains run hourly between Wigan and Runcorn. The earliest departure is at 05:46 in the morning, and the last departure from Wigan is at 22:53 which arrives into Runcorn at 05:58. All services require a transfer at Crewe and take an average of 1h 22m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Wigan to Runcorn. However, there are services departing from Wigan North Western and arriving at Runcorn via Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 9m.

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The distance between Wigan and Runcorn is 15 miles. The road distance is 24.5 miles.

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Wigan to Runcorn train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Wigan North Western station.

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Wigan to Runcorn train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Runcorn station.

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What companies run services between Wigan and Runcorn?

You can take a train from Wigan to Runcorn via Crewe in around 1h 9m.
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £50
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Crewe
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £50
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Crewe to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £35
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£24 - £35

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