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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the bus from Warrington Bank Quay Station to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square)
  3. Take the train from Warrington Central to Widnes

$16 - $26

Cheapest option

Line 360 bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 360 bus from Wigan, Wallgate to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) 360

$5 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 360 bus, bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 360 bus from Wigan, Wallgate to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) 360
  2. Take the bus from Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) to Widnes, Milton Road (Milton Rd) 110

$8 - $10

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wigan to Widnes 21.4 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Wigan to Widnes 21.4 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Wigan to Widnes. However, there are services departing from Wigan, Wallgate and arriving at Widnes, Milton Road (Milton Rd) via Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Wigan and Widnes is 13 miles. The road distance is 21.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Wigan to Widnes without a car is to train and bus which takes 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Wigan to Widnes, including transfers.

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Wigan to Widnes bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, depart from Wigan, Wallgate station.

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Wigan to Widnes bus services, operated by Arriva North West, arrive at Widnes, Milton Road (Milton Rd) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wigan to Widnes is 21 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Wigan to Widnes.

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There are 819+ hotels available in Widnes. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wigan to Widnes.
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  • Distance: 13.2 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

Arriva Merseyside operates a bus from Wigan to Widnes every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $18
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Warrington Central to Widnes
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$1 - $2
Off-Peak Single
$2 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Network Warrington
Phone
01925 634296
Email
travelcentre@networkwarrington.co.uk
Website
warringtonboroughtransport.co.uk
Bus from Warrington Bank Quay Station to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square)
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
warringtonboroughtransport.co.uk
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Wallgate to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) to Widnes, Milton Road (Milton Rd)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Halton Transport
Phone
01514233333
Email
enquiries@haltontransport.co.uk
Website
haltontransport.co.uk
Bus from Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) to Widnes, Milton Road (Milton Rd)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
haltontransport.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Wigan to Widnes
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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