There are 5 ways to get from Leeds to Wigan by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train TransPennine Express  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Wigan North Western

$24 - $35

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Rideshare  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leeds to Wigan 55.8 miles

$15

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Wigan Wallgate

$23 - $35

Bus, line 33 bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 33 bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Higher Ince, Ince Bar (Takeaway) 33

$16 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Wigan 56.5 miles

$12 - $18

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeds station to Wigan. However, there are services departing from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and arriving at Higher Ince, Ince Bar (Takeaway) via Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leeds and arriving at Wigan Wallgate. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Leeds and Wigan is 48 miles. The road distance is 56.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Wigan without a car is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Leeds to Wigan, including transfers.

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Leeds to Wigan bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Leeds to Wigan train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Wigan is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 33 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 7 min.

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Leeds to Wigan bus services, operated by Diamond, arrive at Higher Ince, Ince Bar (Takeaway) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Leeds to Wigan.
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  • Distance: 48.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Leeds to Wigan via Manchester Oxford Road in around 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leeds to Wigan via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) in around 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Northern Rail
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
Train from Leeds to Wigan Wallgate
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Higher Ince, Ince Bar (Takeaway)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leeds to Wigan
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeds to Wigan is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Leeds to Wigan.

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