Wigan is within the Greater Manchester council area, a sample local postcode is WN1 3JA. Its population is roughly 85,000. Shown below is information about bus, express coach and rail transport (plus a few other local facilities) around Wigan.





bus stops


Bus and coach Services

 Bus and coach Services
There are 118 local bus services from Wigan, listed here.

A list of destinations is shown further down this page. Click here for a list of the local transport providers. For more comprehensive information about the local transport facilities (including a listing of bus stops) click here.
Click here to book Megabus services from Wigan.

Train Services

  Train Services
There is a train station nearby.

Click here for train bookings and services from the nearest station to Wigan.


A map of Wigan can be found here. To buy local maps of Wigan click here. You can also obtain an Ordnance Survey map centered on Wigan.


Various accommodation is available local to Wigan such as Premier Inn. Also holiday cottages are available.
For more accommodation options, click here.

Other local services

Wigan is an access point for a long distance walk, details here.

Other local services
Advice about attractions and hotels near Wigan from Trip Advisor is available here, taxis can be booked here. Books about Wigan are available here.

Google Earth

Google Earth
A KML file for Wigan's transport services is available here. This can be loaded into the Google Earth client (downloadable for free here) if you have it.
Please read the notes on data accuracy.

Map of Bus services from Wigan

Map of Bus services from Wigan Map of bus services from Wigan 

Destinations by direct local bus from Wigan.
Destinations shown in bold offer access to express coach or train services.
Click on any place name below to get details of the local bus service from Wigan:

   Kitt Green, Abraham Guest High School
   Almond Brook
   Appley Bridge
   Laithwaite, ASDA
   Middlebrook, ASDA
   Ashton Heath
   Ashton in Makerfield
   Ashton Under Lyne
   Bamber Bridge
   Leigh, Bedford
   Beech Hill
   Ince, Belle Green Estate
   Billinge Chapel End
   Birchley Road
   Standish, Boars Head
   Bottling Wood
   Warrington, Bus Interchange
   Chorley, Bus Station
   Leigh, Bus Station
   Ormskirk, Bus Station
   Preston, Bus Station
   Skelmersdale, Bus Station
   St Helens, Bus Station
   Wigan, Bus Station
   Carr Cross
   Carr Mill
   Hindley, Castle Hill
   St Helens, Central Rail Station
   Warrington, Central Rail Station
   Chapel Brow
   Chew Moor
   Skelmersdale, Clay Brow
   Cliffe Wood
   Clinkham Wood
   Chorley, Collingwood Road
   Cooper Turning
   Coppull Moor
   Westhoughton, Daisy Hill
   Westhoughton, Daisy Hill Rail Station
   Hindley, Dangerous Corner
   Appley Bridge, Dangerous Corner
   Wigan, Deanery High School
   Earnshaw Bridge
   Eccleston Green
   Golborne, Edge Green
   Golborne, Edge Green Lane ASDA
   Farington Moss
   Fernhill Gate
   Finger Post
   Firs Lane
   Four Gates
   Gerards Bridge
   Skelmersdale, Gillibrands
   Gilnow Park
   Leyland, Golden Hill
   Goose Green
   Green Leach
   Gregson Lane
   Hall Green
   Haughton Green
   Hawkley Hall
   Blackbrook, Haydock High School
   Heatons Bridge
   Hermitage Green
   Golborne, High School
   Ladybridge, High School
   Lowton, High School
   Shevington, High School
   Standish, High School
   Higher End
   Higher Folds
   Higher Ince
   Higher Walton
   Hindley Green
   Hoskers Nook
   Whelley, Hospital
   Wrightington, Hospital
   Bolton, Hunger Hill
   Hunger Hill
   Ince Bar
   Ince in Makerfield
   Southport, Kew
   Meols Cop, King George V College
   Leigh, Kirkhall Lane Parsonage Retail
   Kitt Green
   Lamberhead Green
   Wigan, Land Gate
   Lowton, Lane Head
   Standish, Langtree
   Leigh, Lilford
   Orrell, Longshaw
   Lostock Hall
   Lostock Junction
   Lower Ince
   Lowton Common
   Lowton St Marys
   Bolton, Markland Hill
   Marsh Green
   Marus Bridge
   Wigan, Marylebone
   Meols Cop
   Merton Bank
   Mosley Common
   Lowton Common, Moss Industrial Estate
   Mossy Lea
   Narrow Moss
   Rose Hill, near Ashton in Makerfield
   Lostock, near Bolton
   Broadfield, near Leyland
   Newtown, near Wigan
   New Boston
   New Springs
   Newton le Willows
   Wigan, Norley Hall
   Old Boston
   Old Skelmersdale
   Old Whint
   Orrell Post
   Pennington Flash
   Skelmersdale, Pennylands
   Platt Bridge
   Pocket Nook
   Pool Hey
   Appley Bridge
   Newton le Willows
   Red Rock
   Leyland, Runshaw College
   Runshaw Moor
   Ormskirk, School
   Scot Lane End
   Leyland, Seven Stars
   Shevington Moor
   Shevington Vale
   Blowick, Southport Infirmary
   Spring View
   Wigan, Springfield
   Blackbrook, St Augustines High School
   Ashton in Makerfield, St Edmund Arrows
   St Helens
   Beech Hill, St John Fisher High School
   Gathurst, St John Rigby College
   Orrell, St Peters High School
   Standish Lower Ground
   Stubshaw Cross
   Bolton, Sutton Estate
   Tamer Lane End
   Tardy Gate
   Bewsey, Tesco
   Leyland, The Straits
   Top Lock
   Ashton In Makerfield, Town Green
   Manchester, Trafford Centre Bus Statio
   Ulnes Walton
   Gilnow, University of Bolton
   Up Holland
   Wade Hall
   Wigan, Wallgate Rail Station
   Walton le Dale
   Water Heyes
   Waters Nook
   Swinley, Wigan Infirmary
   Wigan Pier
   Bolton, Willows
   Orrell, Winstanley College
   Warrington, Winwick Road
   Worsley Hall
   Worsley Mesnes
   Wrightington Bar

Destinations by direct train from Wigan. (for rail bookings click here.)
Click on any place name below to get details of the train service from Wigan:

   Glasgow, Central Rail Station
   Salford, Central Rail Station
   St Helens, Central Rail Station
   Warrington, Central Rail Station
   Westhoughton, Daisy Hill Rail Station
   Manchester, Deansgate Rail Station
   London, Euston Rail Station
   Edinburgh, Haymarket Rail Station
   Birmingham, International Rail Station
   Liverpool, Lime Street Rail Station
   Garston, Liverpool South Parkway Stati
   Castleton, MANC Rail Station
   Swinton, MANC Rail Station
   Moorside, near Swinton Rail Station
   Birmingham, New Street Rail Station
   Blackpool, North Rail Station
   Bodmin, Parkway Rail Station
   Manchester, Piccadilly Rail Station
   Alderley Edge
   Appley Bridge
   Bescar Lane
   Bristol Parkway
   Burscough Bridge
   Burscough Junction
   Eccleston Park
   Hag Fold
   Leamington Spa
   Manchester Airport
   Meols Cop
   Milton Keynes
   Mills Hill
   Moses Gate
   Newton Abbot
   Poulton le Fylde
   St Austell
   St Erth
   Thatto Heath
   Tiverton Parkway
   Up Holland
   Rainford, Rainford Junction Rail Stati
   Eastleigh, Southampton Airport Parkway
   Exeter, St Davids Rail Station
   Wavertree, Technology Park Rail Statio
   Bristol, Temple Meads Rail Station
   Edinburgh, Waverley Rail Station

Transport facilities

 Place nameDescriptionNumber of services
 Wigan, Richmond St  Richmond St, Royal Mail, RICHMOND ST 
 Wigan, The Anvil  The Anvil, THE ANVIL, DORNING ST 
 Wigan, Dorning St  Dorning St, DORNING ST 
 Wigan, Market Hall  Market Hall, NEW MARKET ST 
 Wigan, Crawford St  Crawford St, KING ST WEST 
 Wigan, Wallgate/North Western Stn  North Western Station, RAIL STATION, WALLGATE 17 
 Wigan, Library Street/Town Hall  Town Hall, CARPET SHOP, LIBRARY ST 
 Wigan, Library Street/Rodney Street  Rodney St, LIFE CENTRE, LIBRARY ST 
 Wigan, Library Street/Wigan Baths  Wigan Baths, WIGAN POOL, LIBRARY ST 
 Wigan, Millgate/Derby House  Derby House, DERBY HOUSE, MILLGATE 
 Wigan, King Street/Job Centre  Job Ctr, JOB CENTRE, KING ST 
 Wigan, King Street/Wallgate  Wallgate, WAVERLEYS, KING ST 
 Wigan, King Street West/Wallgate  Wallgate, KING ST WEST 
 Wigan, New Market Street/Morrisons  Market Hall, New Market Street 18 
 Wigan, Mesnes Street/Market  Market Hall, Mesnes Street 
 Wigan, Crompton Street/Standishgate  Standishgate, WILKINSONS, CROMPTON ST 14 
 Wigan, Warrington Lane/Scholes  Scholes, HOUSE 8, WARRINGTON LN 
 Wigan, Warrington Lane/Walmersley Street  Walmersley St, CHURCH, WARRINGTON LN 
 Wigan, Darlington Street East/Spring Street  Spring St, DARLINGTON ST E 
 Wigan, Darlington Street East/Cambridge Street  Cambridge St, HOUSE 112, DARLINGTON ST 10 
 Wigan, Darlington Street East/Roscoe Street  Roscoe St, HOUSE 155, DARLINGTON ST E 
 Wigan, Crompton Street/River Way  River Way, CROMPTON ST 
 Wigan, Darlington Street East/Birkett Bank  Birkett Bank, WORKS, DARLINGTON ST E 10 
 Wigan, Darlington Street East/Gordon Street  Gordon St, HOUSE 219, DARLINGTON ST E 
 Wigan, Birkett Bank/Manchester Road  Manchester Rd, HOUSE 22, BIRKETT BANK 
 Wigan, Parsons Walk/Wigan College  Wigan College, WIGAN COLLEGE, PARSONS WALK 
 Wigan, Warrington Lane/Hardybutts  Hardybutts, WARRINGTON LN 
 Wigan, Victoria Street/St MarkS Church  St MarkS Church, ALKER STREET OP, Victoria Street 
 Wigan, Warrington Lane/Orrell Street  Orrell St, HIGHWAYS DEPOT, WARRINGTON RD 
 Wigan, Darlington Street/Sovereign Road  Sovereign Rd, CARPARK, DARLINGTON ST 
 Wigan, Wallgate/Clayton Street  Clayton St, GARAGE, WALLGATE 21 
 Wigan  Hallgate, WIGAN BUS STN, HALLGATE 
 Wigan, Mesnes Park Terrace/Parsons Walk  Parsons Walk, SUB STATION, MESNES PK TER 
 Wigan, Sovereign Road/Darlington Street  Darlington St, COUNCIL OFFICES, SOVEREIGN RD 
 Wigan, Kenyon Road/Hornby Street  Hornby St, HOUSE 9, KENYON RD 
 Wigan, Bridgeman Terrace/Mesnes Park  Mesnes Pk, PARK GATES, BRIDGEMAN TERR 
 Wigan, Mesnes Street/New Market Street  New Market St, SHOPS, MESNES ST 
 Wigan, Woodhouse Lane/Newark Street  Newark St, HOUSE 144, WOODHOUSE LN 
 Wigan, Woodhouse Lane/Park Road  Park Rd, HOUSE 86, WOODHOUSE LN 
 Wigan, Park Road/Woodhouse Lane  Woodhouse Ln, HOUSE 134, PARK RD 
 Wigan, Springfield Road/Sacred Heart Church  Sacred Heart Church, HOUSE 44, SPRINGFIELD RD 
 Wigan, Woodhouse Lane/Margaret Street  Margaret St, HOUSE 26, WOODHOUSE LN 
 Wigan, Frog Lane/Markland Court  Markland Court, CAR PARK, FROG LN 
 Wigan, Frog Lane/Gidlow Lane  Gidlow Ln, GUARDIANS INN, FROG LN 
 Wigan, Frog Lane/Prescott Street  Prescott St, HOUSE 3, FROG LN 
 Wigan, Wigan Lane/Scarisbrick Street  Scarisbrick St, FOX GOOSE PUB, WIGAN LN 
 Wigan, Parsons Walk/Thomas Linacre Centre  Thomas Linacre Ctr, PARSONS WALK 
 Wigan, Park Road/Park Crescent  Park Cres, HOUSE 9, PARK RD 
 Wigan, Rodney Street  Rodney Street (to define route), LIBRARY STREET, RODNEY STREET 
 Wigan, Harrogate Street  Harrogate Street (to define route), HARROGATE ST 
 Wigan, Queen Street  Queen Street (NW bnd - to def rte), CHAPEL LANE, QUEEN STREET 
 Wigan, Queen Street/Chapel Lane  Chapel Lane, CHAPEL LANE, QUEEN STREET 
 Wigan, Chapel Lane  Chapel Lane (NE Bnd - to def rte), GREEN STREET, CHAPEL LANE 
 Wigan, Caroline Street  Caroline Street, CROSS STREET, CAROLINE STREET 
 Wigan, School Lane  School Lane (southbound) (to def.route), SCHOOL LANE 
 Wigan, New Market Street  New Market Street (eastbd)(to def.route), MESNES STREET, NEW MARKET ST 
 Wigan, Northway  Northway (eastbound)(to def.route), MESNES STREET, NORTHWAY 
 Wigan, Mesnes St  Mesnes St (nthbd) (to def route), MARSDEN STREET, MESNES STREET 
 Wigan, River Way  River Way (southbound) (to def.route), SCHOOL LANE, RIVER WAY 
 Wigan, Darlington St  Darlington St (opp WK0692)(to def route), SOVEREIGN ROAD, DARLINGTON ST 
 Wigan, Hardybutts  Hardybutts (to define route), RUPERT STREET, HARDYBUTTS 
 Wigan, Wigan North Western  Wigan North Western, QUEEN STREET, Wallgate 
 Wigan, Wigan Wallgate  Wigan Wallgate, KING ST WEST 
 Wigan, Wigan Morrisons  Wigan - Morrisons Supermarket, MARKET ST, MorrisonS 

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