Motherwell to Wigan by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 16m
  • Distance
    265 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Motherwell to Wigan by train

Fast trains from Motherwell to Wigan take around 2 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 265 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Motherwell and Wigan.

1. Are there direct trains from Motherwell to Wigan?

Direct trains from Motherwell to Wigan have been found.

We usually find around 8 direct trains on the route from Motherwell to Wigan every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 7 departures.

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

The Motherwell to Wigan train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Wigan is usually scheduled to depart Motherwell around 06:04 and the last train is around 16:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Motherwell around 06:04, and the last at 17:31.

Motherwell and Wigan connected on a map

When to book Motherwell 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 Motherwell to Wigan by train.

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Which train companies operate between Motherwell and Wigan?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • 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 Motherwell 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.