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Reading to Wigan by train
Fastest journey3hr 5m
Trains per day58
Avg. journey time3hr 35m
Travelling from Reading to Wigan by train
Fast trains from Reading to Wigan take around 3 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 258 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Wigan.
1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Wigan?
Journeys between Reading and Wigan usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Reading to Wigan every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 73 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Reading to Wigan?
The Reading to Wigan train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Reading to Wigan train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Wigan is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 06:15 and the last train is around 21:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 04:12, and the last at 21:45.
When to book Reading 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 Reading to Wigan by train.
Which train companies operate between Reading and Wigan?
More than one train company operates on the route from Reading to Wigan, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- South West Trains
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- 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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