Wigan is served by two railway stations – Wallgate and North Western. Wigan Wallgate has direct connections to the metropolis’ of Manchester and Liverpool, the seaside resort of Southport as well as urban towns such as Bolton, Oldham and Rochdale. There is even a direct connection to Manchester Airport. Wigan North Western is situation on the West Coast mainline with fast connections to London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and South-West England. For timetables and other information, check National Rail Enquiries
TGfM (Transport for Greater Manchester) offer an exceptional value Rail Ranger ticket covering the entire Greater Manchester Rail Network, which includes Wigan (click here for map of rail network). The ticket costs just £6.40 for a full day. TfGM also offer a range of other tickets covering buses, trains and trams, click here for more ticket details.
JOURNEY PLANNING : Use the Traveline Journey Planner to get around the north west region by any combination of using bus, coach, tram or train.