Wigan to Carnforth by train

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    66 kilometres
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Travelling from Wigan to Carnforth by train

Fast trains from Wigan to Carnforth take around 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 66 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wigan and Carnforth.

1. Are there direct trains from Wigan to Carnforth?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Wigan to Carnforth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 16 departures.

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

The Wigan to Carnforth train travel time is normally about 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Carnforth is usually scheduled to depart Wigan around 07:38 and the last train is around 20:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wigan around 07:38, and the last at 21:27.

When to book Wigan to Carnforth 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 Wigan to Carnforth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Wigan and Carnforth?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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.