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There are 5 ways to get from Wigan to Adlington by train, taxi, car or foot

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Train via Preston  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Adlington (Lancs)

£10 - £33

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Train  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Bolton
  2. Take the train from Bolton to Adlington (Lancs)

£8 - £13

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wigan to Adlington 7.1 miles

£17 - £21

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Wigan to Adlington 7.1 miles

£1 - £2

Walk  •  2h 6m

  1. Walk from Wigan to Adlington 6.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Wigan to Adlington is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wigan to Adlington is to taxi which costs £17 - £21 and takes 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wigan to Adlington. However, there are services departing from Wigan North Western and arriving at Adlington (Lancs) via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Wigan and Adlington is 5 miles. The road distance is 7.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Wigan to Adlington without a car is to train via Preston which takes 1h 2m and costs £10 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 2m to get from Wigan to Adlington, including transfers.

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Wigan to Adlington train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Wigan North Western station.

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Wigan to Adlington train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Adlington (Lancs) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wigan to Adlington is 7 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Wigan to Adlington.

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  • Distance: 5.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 2m

What companies run services between Wigan, England and Adlington, Lancashire, England?

You can take a train from Wigan to Adlington via Preston in around 1h 2m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Preston
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£6 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£8 - £12
Train from Preston to Adlington (Lancs)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£6 - £10
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Bolton
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£4 - £6
Anytime Day 1st Class
£6 - £8
Train from Bolton to Adlington (Lancs)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£3 - £4
Anytime Day 1st Class
£3 - £5
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Preston
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £6
Off-Peak Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Other operators
Taxi from Wigan to Adlington
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
£17 - £21
Premier Taxis
Phone
+44 1942 244 424
Hindley Taxis
Phone
+44 1942 253 535
Crusader Taxis
Phone
+44 1942 49 49 49
Bluestar Taxis
Phone
+44 1942 24 24 24
Website
wigantaxis.co.uk

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