Swansea to Wigan by train

  • First train
    04:23
  • Last train
    22:32
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 17m
  • Distance
    231 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    13
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 26m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Swansea to Wigan by train

Fast trains from Swansea to Wigan take around 4 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 231 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Wigan.

1. Are there direct trains from Swansea to Wigan?

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

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Swansea 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 Swansea to Wigan?

The Swansea to Wigan train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Wigan is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 04:23 and the last train is around 22:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 04:33, and the last at 23:32.

When to book Swansea 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 Swansea to Wigan by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swansea and Wigan?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • 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.