Falkirk to Wigan by train

  • First train
    05:42
  • Last train
    00:39
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 3m
  • Distance
    283 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Falkirk to Wigan by train

Fast trains from Falkirk to Wigan take around 3 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 283 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Falkirk and Wigan.

1. Are there direct trains from Falkirk to Wigan?

Journeys between Falkirk and Wigan usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Falkirk to Wigan every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Falkirk to Wigan?

The Falkirk to Wigan train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Falkirk to Wigan train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Wigan is usually scheduled to depart Falkirk around 05:42 and the last train is around 00:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Falkirk around 06:18, and the last at 00:39.

When to book Falkirk to Wigan train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Falkirk to Wigan by train.

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Which train companies operate between Falkirk and Wigan?

More than one train company operates on the route from Falkirk to Wigan, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • East Coast
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.