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Trains Chester to Wigan: Times, Prices and Tickets

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What's the best way to get from Chester to Wigan? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Chester to Wigan, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Chester to Wigan?

On average, a train ticket from Chester to Wigan will cost you £ 22. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 22. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Chester to Wigan by train

Best price £ 22
Journey duration 26 min
Connections per day 47
First departure 11:28
Last departure 23:13
Distance 26 mi
Departure Chester
Arrival Wigan
Carriers Nationalrail, Mersey rail, Transport For Wales, Northern rail, Avanti West Coast

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How long is the journey from Chester to Wigan by train?

The journey between Chester and Wigan by train usually takes 26 min to cover a distance of 26.7 mi. The shortest journey from Chester to Wigan will take you 3 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Wigan quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the departures from Chester to Wigan?

The first journey of the day departs from Chester at 11:28. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 23:13. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Chester and Wigan. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use on the Chester to Wigan route?

You can depart from Chester at stations such as Chester, Warrington Bank Quay, Bache, Capenhurst, Liverpool Lime Street, Wigan North Western and Crewe. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Wigan at the following stations: Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan North Western, Chester, Crewe, Bache, Liverpool Lime Street and Capenhurst. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Chester and Wigan. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Chester to Wigan are there every day?

On average, there are 47 daily departures from Chester to Wigan. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 52 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Nationalrail, Mersey rail, Transport For Wales, Northern rail and Avanti West Coast, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 47 departures from Chester which travel directly to Wigan. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.


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