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There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare or towncar

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Train  •  31m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Wigan North Western

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  59m

  1. Take the rideshare from Manchester to Wigan 22.4 miles

$6

4 alternative options

Bus, line 658 bus  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to Leigh, Bus Station Access V1 / ...
  2. Take the line 658 bus from Leigh Bus Station to Wigan, Darlington St 658

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  30m

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan 26.6 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  30m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan 26.6 miles

$5 - $9

Uber  •  30m

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan 26.6 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan is to rideshare which costs £4 and takes 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan. However, there are services departing from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery and arriving at Wigan, Darlington St via Leigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Wigan North Western. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Wigan is 17 miles. The road distance is 26.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan without a car is to train which takes 31m and costs £5 - £8.

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The train from Manchester Piccadilly to Wigan North Western takes 31m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan bus services, operated by First, depart from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan is to train which takes 31m and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can bus and line 658 bus, which costs £5 - £9 and takes 1h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan.
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  • Distance: 17.4 miles
  • Duration: 31m

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Wigan, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan via Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery, Leigh, Bus Station Access, and Leigh Bus Station in around 1h 57m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to Leigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from Leigh Bus Station to Wigan, Darlington St
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
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 Manchester to Wigan
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$40 - $60
UberX
$50 - $75
Assist
$50 - $75
Exec
$65 - $90
UberXL
$70 - $100
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan
Ave. Duration
30m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Wigan, Darlington St station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Wigan North Western station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan is 27 miles. It takes approximately 30m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Wigan.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Wigan. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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