There are 5 ways to get from Bootle to Wigan by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Seaforth & Litherland to Liverpool Central
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western

$10 - $16

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Line 310 bus, line 375 bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 310 bus from Walton, Orrell Park Station to Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 3) 310
  2. Take the line 375 bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 2) to Wigan, Clayton St (Garage) 375 / ...

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Seaforth, Durham Road to Southport, Duke Street X2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Southport, Duke Street to Wigan, Clayton St (Garage) 375 / ...

$8 - $14

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bootle to Wigan 18.4 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Bootle to Wigan 18.4 miles

$4 - $6

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bootle station to Wigan. However, there are services departing from Walton, Orrell Park Station and arriving at Wigan, Clayton St (Garage) via Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 2). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bootle to Wigan. However, there are services departing from Seaforth & Litherland and arriving at Wigan North Western via Liverpool Lime Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Bootle and Wigan is 17 miles. The road distance is 18.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bootle to Wigan without a car is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Bootle to Wigan, including transfers.

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Bootle to Wigan bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at Walton, Orrell Park Station.

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Bootle to Wigan train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, depart from Seaforth & Litherland station.

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The best way to get from Bootle to Wigan is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 310 bus and line 375 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 7 min.

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Bootle to Wigan bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at Wigan, Clayton St (Garage) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Bootle to Wigan.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Bootle to Wigan via Liverpool Central and Liverpool Lime Street in around 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bootle to Wigan via Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 3) and Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 2) in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Seaforth & Litherland to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$1 - $2
Off-Peak Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Single
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Walton, Orrell Park Station to Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 3)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 2) to Wigan, Clayton St (Garage)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Seaforth, Durham Road to Southport, Duke Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Southport, Duke Street to Wigan, Clayton St (Garage)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seaforth, Durham Road to Southport, Duke Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bootle to Wigan
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Yes, the driving distance between Bootle to Wigan is 18 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Bootle to Wigan.

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