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Wigan to Gatwick Airport by train

  • First train
    05:45
  • Last train
    22:53
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 7m
  • Distance
    314 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 57m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Wigan to Gatwick Airport by train

Fast trains from Wigan to Gatwick Airport take around 3 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 314 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wigan and Gatwick Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Wigan to Gatwick Airport?

Journeys between Wigan and Gatwick Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Wigan to Gatwick Airport 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 27 departures.

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

The Wigan to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Wigan around 05:45 and the last train is around 22:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wigan around 06:09, and the last at 21:08.

When to book Wigan to Gatwick Airport 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 Gatwick Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Wigan and Gatwick Airport?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Gatwick Express
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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.