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 151 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 and Travelodge. Also holiday cottages are available, for other 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
   Ashton in Makerfield
   Ashton Under Lyne
   Leigh, Bedford
   Beech Hill
   Ince, Belle Green Estate
   Billinge Chapel End
   Birchley Road
   Standish, Boars Head
   Bottling Wood
   Warrington, Bus Interchange
   Bolton, Bus Station
   Chorley, Bus Station
   Earlestown, 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
   Skelmersdale, Clay Brow
   Cliffe Wood
   Clinkham Wood
   Chorley, Collingwood Road
   Atherton, Coop
   Coppull Moor
   Newton le Willows, Crow Lane
   Westhoughton, Daisy Hill
   Westhoughton, Daisy Hill Rail Station
   Hindley, Dangerous Corner
   Appley Bridge, Dangerous Corner
   Wigan, Deanery High School
   Eccleston Green
   Golborne, Edge Green
   Golborne, Edge Green Lane ASDA
   Fernhill Gate
   Finger Post
   Firs Lane
   Gerards Bridge
   Skelmersdale, Gillibrands
   Gilnow Park
   Leyland, Golden Hill
   Goose Green
   Green Leach
   Hall Green
   Haughton Green
   Hawkley Hall
   Blackbrook, Haydock High School
   Heatons Bridge
   Hermitage Green
   Golborne, High School
   Lowton, High School
   Shevington, High School
   Standish, High School
   Higher End
   Higher Folds
   Higher Ince
   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
   Leyland Cross
   Leigh, Lilford
   Orrell, Longshaw
   Lostock Hall
   Lower Ince
   Lowton Common
   Lowton St Marys
   Bolton, Markland Hill
   Marsh Green
   Marus Bridge
   Wigan, Marylebone
   Meols Cop
   Merton Bank
   Middleforth Green
   Mosley Common
   Lowton Common, Moss Industrial Estate
   Mossy Lea
   Narrow Moss
   Rose Hill, near Ashton in Makerfield
   Lostock, near Bolton
   Moss Side, 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
   Penwortham Lane
   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
   Newton le Willows, St Aelreds College
   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
   Standish Lower Ground
   Stubshaw Cross
   Bolton, Sutton Estate
   Tamer Lane End
   Bewsey, Tesco
   Top Lock
   Ashton In Makerfield, Town Green
   Manchester, Trafford Centre Bus Statio
   Leyland, Turpin Green
   Ulnes Walton
   Gilnow, University of Bolton
   Up Holland
   Wade Hall
   Wigan, Wallgate Rail Station
   Waters Nook
   Swinley, Wigan Infirmary
   Wigan Pier
   Bolton, Willows
   Orrell, Winstanley College
   Winstanley Park
   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, Market Hall  Market Hall, NEW MARKET Street 
 Wigan, Richmond St  Richmond Street, Royal Mail, RICHMOND Street 
 Wigan, The Anvil  The Anvil, THE ANVIL, DORNING Street 
 Wigan, Dorning St  Dorning Street, DORNING Street 
 Wigan, Crawford St  Crawford Street, KING Street WEST 
 Wigan, Wallgate/North Western Stn  North Western Station, MASONIC HALL, WALLGATE 21 
 Wigan, Library Street/Town Hall  Town Hall, CARPET SHOP, LIBRARY Street 
 Wigan, Library Street/Rodney Street  Rodney Street, LIFE CENTRE, LIBRARY Street 10 
 Wigan, Library Street/Wigan Baths  Wigan Baths, WIGAN POOL, LIBRARY Street 
 Wigan, Millgate/Derby House  Derby House, Millgate 
 Wigan, King Street/Job Centre  Job Centre, JOB CENTRE, KING Street 
 Wigan, King Street/Wallgate  Wallgate, King Street 11 
 Wigan, King Street West/Wallgate  Wallgate, KING Street WEST 11 
 Wigan, New Market Street/Morrisons  Market Hall, New Market Street 21 
 Wigan, Mesnes Street/Market  Market Hall, Mesnes Street 15 
 Wigan, Crompton Street/Standishgate  Standishgate, WILKINSONS, CROMPTON Street 17 
 Wigan, Warrington Lane/Scholes  Scholes, HOUSE 8, WARRINGTON Lane 16 
 Wigan, Warrington Lane/Walmersley Street  Walmersley Street, CHURCH, WARRINGTON Lane 16 
 Wigan, Darlington Street East/Spring Street  Spring Street, DARLINGTON Street E 
 Wigan, Darlington Street East/Cambridge Street  Cambridge Street, HOUSE 112, DARLINGTON Street 13 
 Wigan, Darlington Street East/Roscoe Street  Roscoe Street, HOUSE 155, DARLINGTON Street E 
 Wigan, Crompton Street/River Way  River Way, CROMPTON Street 15 
 Wigan, Darlington Street East/Birkett Bank  Birkett Bank, WORKS, DARLINGTON Street E 13 
 Wigan, Darlington Street East/Gordon Street  Gordon Street, HOUSE 219, DARLINGTON Street E 
 Wigan, Birkett Bank/Manchester Road  Manchester Road, CRISPIN ARMS, BIRKETT BANK 
 Wigan, Parsons Walk/Wigan College  Wigan College, PARSONS WALK 
 Wigan, Warrington Lane/Hardybutts  Hardybutts, WARRINGTON Lane 10 
 Wigan, Victoria Street/St MarkS Church  St MarkS Church, ALKER STREET OP, Victoria Street 
 Wigan, Warrington Lane/Orrell Street  Orrell Street, HIGHWAYS DEPOT, WARRINGTON Road 
 Wigan, Darlington Street/Sovereign Road  Sovereign Road, CARPARK, DARLINGTON Street 
 Wigan, Wallgate/Clayton Street  Clayton Street, GARAGE, WALLGATE 26 
 Wigan, Mesnes Park Terrace/Parsons Walk  Parsons Walk, SUB STATION, MESNES PK TER 
 Wigan, Sovereign Road/Darlington Street  Darlington Street, COUNCIL OFFICES, SOVEREIGN Road 
 Wigan, Kenyon Road/Hornby Street  Hornby Street, HOUSE 20, KENYON Road 14 
 Wigan, Bridgeman Terrace/Mesnes Park  Mesnes Park, PARK GATES, BRIDGEMAN TERR 14 
 Wigan, Mesnes Street/New Market Street  New Market Street, SHOPS, Mesnes Street 13 
 Wigan, Woodhouse Lane/Newark Street  Newark Street, HOUSE 144, WOODHOUSE Lane 
 Wigan, Woodhouse Lane/Park Road  Park Road, HOUSE 78, WOODHOUSE Lane 
 Wigan, Park Road/Woodhouse Lane  Woodhouse Lane, HOUSE 134, PARK Road 
 Wigan, Springfield Road/Sacred Heart Church  Sacred Heart Church, HOUSE 44, SPRINGFIELD Road 
 Wigan, Woodhouse Lane/Margaret Street  Margaret Street, HOUSE 26, WOODHOUSE Lane 
 Wigan, Frog Lane/Markland Court  Markland Court, COUNCIL YARD, FROG Lane 
 Wigan, Frog Lane/Gidlow Lane  Gidlow Lane, GUARDIANS INN, FROG Lane 
 Wigan, Frog Lane/Prescott Street  Prescott Street, HOUSE 3, FROG Lane 
 Wigan, Wigan Lane/Scarisbrick Street  Scarisbrick Street, FOX GOOSE PUB, WIGAN Lane 
 Wigan, Parsons Walk/Thomas Linacre Centre  Thomas Linacre Centre, PARSONS WALK 
 Wigan, Park Road/Park Crescent  Park Crescent, HOUSE 9, PARK Road 
 Wigan, Rodney Street  Rodney Street (to define route), LIBRARY STREET, RODNEY STREET 
 Wigan, Harrogate Street  Harrogate Street (to define route), HARROGATE Street 
 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 Street 
 Wigan, Mesnes St  Mesnes Street (nthbd) (to def route), MARSDEN STREET, MESNES STREET 
 Wigan, Northway  Northway (westbound) (to define route), MESNES STREET, NORTHWAY 
 Wigan, River Way  River Way (southbound) (to def.route), SCHOOL LANE, RIVER WAY 
 Wigan, Darlington St  Darlington Street (opp WK0692)(to def route), SOVEREIGN ROAD, DARLINGTON Street 
 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 Street WEST 
 Wigan, Wigan Morrisons  Wigan - Morrisons Supermarket, MARKET Street, MorrisonS 
 Wigan  Wigan Bus Station 

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