There are 5 ways to get from Wigan to Formby by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport
  2. Take the train from Southport to Formby

$9 - $15

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Bus via Freshfield, Alderson Crescent  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Wigan, Clayton St to Southport, Eastbank Street 375 / ...

$7 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Wigan, Clayton St to Southport, Eastbank Street 375 / ...

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wigan to Formby 22.7 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Wigan to Formby 22.7 miles

$4 - $7

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No, there is no direct bus from Wigan to Formby. However, there are services departing from Wigan, Clayton St and arriving at Freshfield, Alderson Crescent via Southport, The Monument (Christ Church). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wigan to Formby. However, there are services departing from Wigan Wallgate and arriving at Formby via Southport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Wigan and Formby is 18 miles. The road distance is 22.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Wigan to Formby without a car is to train which takes 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Wigan to Formby, including transfers.

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Wigan to Formby bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, depart from Wigan, Clayton St station.

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Wigan to Formby train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Wigan Wallgate station.

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The best way to get from Wigan to Formby is to train which takes 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Wigan to Formby bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at Southport, Eastbank Street station.

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Wigan to Formby train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, arrive at Formby station.

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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

You can take a train from Wigan to Formby via Southport in around 58 min. Alternatively, Arriva Merseyside operates a bus from Wigan to Formby every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Southport to Formby
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$1 - $3
Off-Peak Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Single
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Clayton St to Southport, Eastbank Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Wigan to Formby
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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Yes, the driving distance between Wigan to Formby is 23 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Wigan to Formby.

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