York to Wigan by train

  • First train
    05:47
  • Last train
    22:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 54m
  • Distance
    111 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    64
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from York to Wigan by train

Fast trains from York to Wigan take around 1 hour and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 111 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Wigan.

1. Are there direct trains from York to Wigan?

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

We usually find around 61 departures on the route from York 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 69 departures.

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

The York to Wigan train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Wigan is usually scheduled to depart York around 05:47 and the last train is around 22:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 06:22, and the last at 23:17.

When to book York 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 York to Wigan by train.

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Which train companies operate between York and Wigan?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Wigan to York by train

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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.