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How much does it cost to get from Wigan to Burnley by train?

When you're traveling from Wigan to Burnley, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 1,950. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 20, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Wigan to Burnley by train

Best price £ 20
Journey duration 27 min
Connections per day 18
First departure 17:25
Last departure 21:00
Distance 24.2 mi
Departure Wigan
Arrival Burnley
Carriers Nationalrail, Avanti West Coast, Northern rail

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

The distance between Wigan and Burnley is around 24.2 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 27 min. However, the fastest routes between Wigan and Burnley take 11 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do the first and last departures from Wigan to Burnley leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Wigan at 17:25. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 21:00. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Wigan and Burnley. 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 Wigan to Burnley route?

You can depart from Wigan at stations such as Wigan Wallgate [ WGW ], Wigan North Western [ WGN ], Wigan North Western, Preston, Burnley Central and Burnley Manchester Road. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Burnley at the following stations: Burnley Manchester Road [ BYM ], Preston, Wigan North Western, Burnley Manchester Road and Burnley Central. 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 Wigan and Burnley. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Wigan leave for Burnley?

You will be able to travel from Wigan to Burnley using companies such as Avanti West Coast and Northern rail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 18 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 27 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Wigan to Burnley using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 18 direct connections from Wigan to Burnley each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.


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