Bradford to Wigan by train

  • First train
    05:31
  • Last train
    00:39
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 40m
  • Distance
    64 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 11m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bradford to Wigan by train

Fast trains from Bradford to Wigan take around 1 hour and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 64 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bradford and Wigan.

1. Are there direct trains from Bradford to Wigan?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Bradford 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 24 departures.

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

The Bradford to Wigan train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Wigan is usually scheduled to depart Bradford around 05:31 and the last train is around 00:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bradford around 06:41, and the last at 21:58.

When to book Bradford 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 Bradford to Wigan by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bradford and Wigan?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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.