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Wigan to Reading by train
Fastest journey3hr 7m
Trains per day40
Avg. journey time3hr 29m
Travelling from Wigan to Reading by train
Fast trains from Wigan to Reading take around 3 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 258 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wigan and Reading.
1. Are there direct trains from Wigan to Reading?
Journeys between Wigan and Reading usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Wigan to Reading every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 36 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Wigan to Reading?
The Wigan to Reading train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Wigan to Reading train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Reading is usually scheduled to depart Wigan around 05:45 and the last train is around 21:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wigan around 06:09, and the last at 20:15.
When to book Wigan to Reading 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 Wigan to Reading by train.
Which train companies operate between Wigan and Reading?
More than one train company operates on the route from Wigan to Reading, 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
- 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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