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

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Train via Preston  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston

$13 - $32

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Wigan Wallgate

$15 - $22

Line 152 bus, bus, line 362 bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 152 bus from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station 152
  2. Take the bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand C) 24 / ...
  3. Take the line 362 bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand K) to Wigan, Standishgate (Wilkinsons) 362

$13 - $16

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to Wigan 36.9 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Wigan 36.9 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Wigan is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to Wigan is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 39 min.

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The distance between Burnley and Wigan is 24 miles. The road distance is 36.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Burnley to Wigan, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Wigan. However, there are services departing from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) and arriving at Wigan, Standishgate (Wilkinsons) via Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station and Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand K). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Wigan Wallgate. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Wigan.
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  • Distance: 23.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Burnley to Wigan hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Wigan via Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station, Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand C), and Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand K) in around 2 h 36 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Wigan Wallgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand C)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand H)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand K) to Wigan, Standishgate (Wilkinsons)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to Wigan
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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