Cheltenham to Wigan by train

  • First train
    07:10
  • Last train
    22:58
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 18m
  • Distance
    187 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 53m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cheltenham to Wigan by train

Fast trains from Cheltenham to Wigan take around 2 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 187 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cheltenham and Wigan.

1. Are there direct trains from Cheltenham to Wigan?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Cheltenham 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 26 departures.

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

The Cheltenham to Wigan train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Wigan is usually scheduled to depart Cheltenham around 07:10 and the last train is around 22:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cheltenham around 07:11, and the last at 22:49.

When to book Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham to Wigan by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cheltenham and Wigan?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • 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.

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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.