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There are 7 ways to get from Altrincham to Wigan by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Altrincham to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Wigan North Western

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Line 263 bus, train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 263 bus from Altrincham Interchange to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St 263
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Wigan North Western

$9 - $14

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Altrincham Interchange to Warrington Bank Quay Station Cat5 / ...

$11 - $18

Bus, line 132 bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 247 / ...
  2. Take the line 132 bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Wigan Bus Station 132

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Altrincham to Wigan 24.9 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Altrincham to Wigan 24.9 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Altrincham to Wigan 24.9 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Altrincham to Wigan is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Altrincham to Wigan is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Altrincham to Wigan station. However, there are services departing from Altrincham Interchange and arriving at Wigan Bus Station via intu Trafford Centre Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Altrincham to Wigan. However, there are services departing from Altrincham and arriving at Wigan North Western via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Altrincham and Wigan is 16 miles. The road distance is 24.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Altrincham to Wigan without a car is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £8 - £13.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Altrincham to Wigan, including transfers.

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Altrincham to Wigan bus services, operated by Arriva North West, depart from Altrincham Interchange station.

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Altrincham to Wigan train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Altrincham station.

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The best way to get from Altrincham to Wigan is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £8 - £13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £14 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Altrincham to Wigan.
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  • Distance: 16.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Altrincham, England and Wigan, England?

You can take a train from Altrincham to Wigan via Manchester Piccadilly in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, Network Warrington operates a bus from Altrincham to Wigan hourly, and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Altrincham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Network Warrington
Phone
01925 634296
Email
travelcentre@networkwarrington.co.uk
Website
warringtonsownbuses.co.uk
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to Warrington Bank Quay Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
warringtonsownbuses.co.uk
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
manct.org
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Wigan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Altrincham to Wigan
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$40 - $60
UberX
$50 - $75
Assist
$50 - $75
Exec
$60 - $85
UberXL
$70 - $100
Taxi from Altrincham to Wigan
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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Altrincham to Wigan bus services, operated by Diamond, arrive at Wigan Bus Station.

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Altrincham to Wigan train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Wigan North Western station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Altrincham to Wigan is 25 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Altrincham to Wigan.

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