There are 5 ways to get from Wigan to Ashton-in-Makerfield by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  9 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Garswood

$2 - $4

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Bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the bus from Wigan Pier, Melverley St to Ashton In Makerfield, Osborne Rd (House 140) 600 / ...

$1 - $4

3 alternative options

Bus, line 603 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Wigan, Clayton St to Ashton In Makerfield, Ashton Town Centre (House 16) 600 / ...
  2. Take the line 603 bus from Ashton In Makerfield, Ashton Town Centre (Bakery) to Ashton In Makerfield, M6 Motorway (Home Farm) 602 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wigan to Ashton-in-Makerfield 7.4 miles

$29 - $35

Walk  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Walk from Wigan to Ashton-in-Makerfield 5.5 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wigan Pier, Melverley St and arriving at Ashton In Makerfield, Osborne Rd (House 140). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wigan North Western and arriving at Garswood. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Wigan and Ashton-in-Makerfield is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Wigan to Ashton-in-Makerfield without a car is to train which takes 9 min and costs .

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The train from Wigan North Western to Garswood takes 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Wigan to Ashton-in-Makerfield bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, depart from Wigan Pier, Melverley St station.

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Wigan to Ashton-in-Makerfield train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Wigan North Western station.

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The best way to get from Wigan to Ashton-in-Makerfield is to train which takes 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 min.

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Wigan to Ashton-in-Makerfield bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Ashton In Makerfield, Osborne Rd (House 140) station.

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Wigan to Ashton-in-Makerfield train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Garswood station.

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Map of how to get from Wigan to Ashton-in-Makerfield.
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  • Distance: 4.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

What companies run services between Wigan, England and Ashton-in-Makerfield, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Wigan to Ashton-in-Makerfield hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Wigan to Ashton-in-Makerfield every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 20 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wigan Pier, Melverley St to Ashton In Makerfield, Osborne Rd (House 140)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wigan, Clayton St to Ashton In Makerfield, Ashton Town Centre (House 16)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Walmersley St (Church) to Ashton In Makerfield, St Thomas Church
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Hattons Travel
Phone
01744 811818
Email
info@hattonstravel.co.uk
Website
hattonstravel.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Clayton St to Ashton In Makerfield, Osborne Rd (House 140)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
hattonstravel.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Clayton St to Ashton In Makerfield, Ashton Town Centre (House 16)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
hattonstravel.co.uk
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Newtown, Warrington Rd to Ashton In Makerfield, St Thomas Church
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Huyton Travel
Phone
0151 449 3868
Email
info@huytontravel.co.uk
Website
huytontravel.co.uk
Bus from Ashton In Makerfield, Ashton Town Centre (Bakery) to Ashton In Makerfield, M6 Motorway (Home Farm)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
huytontravel.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Wigan to Ashton-in-Makerfield
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk

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