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There are 7 ways to get from London to Leigh by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Warrington Bank Quay

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Bus via Manchester Oxford Road

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange

Drive

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Leigh

Fly from London Heathrow, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN)
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Newton-le-Willows

Train to London Gatwick, fly, train

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Manchester (MAN)
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Newton-le-Willows

Train to Southampton, fly, train

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN)
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Newton-le-Willows

London to Leigh by train and bus

The journey time between London and Leigh is around 4h 38m and covers a distance of around 201 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 24m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, Northern Rail and others, the London to Leigh service departs from London Euston and arrives in Leigh, Aldi. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

5 Weekly Services
4h 38m Average Duration
£75 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from London to Leigh is to bus via Manchester Oxford Road which costs £16 - £35 and takes 6h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Leigh is to drive. Taking this option will cost £30 - £50 and takes 3h 20m.

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The distance between London and Leigh is 171 miles. The road distance is 198.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Leigh without a car is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs £70 - £260.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from London to Leigh, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London to Leigh is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs £70 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus via Manchester Oxford Road, which costs £16 - £35 and takes 6h 59m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Leigh is 198 miles. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from London to Leigh.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 301+ hotels available in Leigh. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Leigh.
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  • Distance: 171.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between London, England and Leigh, Wigan, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Warrington Bank Quay hourly. Tickets cost £70 - £250 and the journey takes 2h 44m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St every 3 hours. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £310
Flights from London Gatwick to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £290
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £430
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Train operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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