There are 4 ways to get from Liverpool to Wigan by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western

$7 - $11

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Line 310 bus, line 395 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 310 bus from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) 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 / ...

$7 - $10

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Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Liverpool to Wigan 21.6 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Wigan 21.6 miles

$4 - $7

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Wigan. However, there are services departing from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) and arriving at Wigan, Clayton St (Garage) via Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Wigan North Western. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Wigan is 17 miles. The road distance is 21.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Wigan without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs .

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The train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western takes 46 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Liverpool to Wigan bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, depart from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) station.

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Liverpool to Wigan train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Wigan is to train which takes 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 310 bus and line 395 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 17 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Wigan.
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  • Distance: 16.8 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Liverpool to Wigan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Wigan via Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 6) and Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) in around 2 h 17 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
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
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
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Taxi from Liverpool to Wigan
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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 Liverpool to Wigan is 22 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Liverpool to Wigan.

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