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 20 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

Cheapest option

Line 310 bus, line 395 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 310 bus from Walton, Orrell Park Station to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 6) 310
  2. Take the line 395 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) to Wigan, Clayton St (Garage) 375 / ...

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Seaforth, Riversdale Road to Queen Square Bus Station X2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western

$9 - $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

The cheapest way to get from Bootle to Wigan is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bootle to Wigan is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 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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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Bootle to Wigan, including transfers.

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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 Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 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 20 min.

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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 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bootle to Wigan via Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 6) and Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) in around 1 h 57 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
Stagecoach UK
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Seaforth, Riversdale Road to Liverpool, The Metquarter (Met Quarter)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Walton, Orrell Park Station to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) to Wigan, Clayton St (Garage)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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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