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Wigan North Western Station Information

Arrivals, departures, timetables and accessibility.

Ticket Office:

Monday-Friday -
Saturday -
Sunday -

Address:
Wigan North Western station, Wallgate, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1BJ

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Detailed station information
Ticket Machine
Yes
Penalty Fares
Applicable Operators: Northern, TransPennine Express
Left Luggage
No
Left luggage contact
Lost Property
Yes
Lost property contact
Toilets
The National key toilet is located in the subway; these toilets are operated by a radar key.
Baby change facilities
Yes
Cycle storage
Spaces:  32
Shelter:  Yes
CTV:  Yes
Location:  Behind the ticket office to the rear of the drop off area and Taxi rank
Additional information:  11 racks at ticket office rear (2 x cycles per rack = 22 spaces)
Storage type:  Compound
Car Park
Station Car Park
Opening times:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday -
Sunday -
Spaces:  442
Off peak charges:  N/A
Hourly charge:  N/A
Daily charge:  £12.00
Weekly charge:  N/A
Monthly charge:  £166.00
3 monthly charge:  £374.00
6 monthly charge:  N/A
Annual charge:  £1200.00
Operator:  Avanti West Coast
Website:  https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Address:  Wigan North Western Car Park
Wallgate
Wigan
Postcode:  WN1 1BJ
For information how to get to the car park, plus work out the cost of your stay, visit the Avanti West Coast website

Different rates apply to non rail users, please speak to a member of staff. 
Bus service
Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here
Detailed station information
Help points
Yes
Staff help
Monday-Friday -
Saturday -
Sunday -
Induction loop
Yes
Accessible ticket machines
No
Accessible booking office counter
Yes
Ramp for train access
Yes
National key toilets
No
Step free access
Whole station
Step free access note
This station has step-free access to all platforms / the platform
Impaired mobility set down
Yes
Wheelchairs available
Yes

This station is one of two that serve the town of Wigan, the other being Wigan Wallgate. This tends to be the slightly busier one with nearly 1.7 million visitors using its 6 platforms every year, and with all of Wigan’s many attractions on its doorstep, it continues to carry the tourists back and forth.

Originally opened in 1838, it underwent a large transformation in the 1970s. This brought it in line with other contemporary stations, giving it a modern functional layout and passenger lift access to the platforms.

How far is Wigan North Western Station from Liverpool John Lennon Airport?

It takes approximately an hour and a half to travel by train from Wigan North Western Station to John Lennon Airport.

How far is the walk from Wigan North Western Station to Wigan city centre?

Taking the Wallgate route, this walk takes around five minutes to reach Wigan town centre.

Does Wigan North Western Station have car park facilities?

There are 383 car parking spaces at the station.

Are there secure bike storage facilities at Wigan North Western Station?

Wigan North Western Station has 26 secure bike parking facilities.

What facilities are available at Wigan North Western Station?

  • Toilets
  • Station Buffet
  • Shops
  • ATM
  • Postbox
  • Telephones - coins and card
  • Disabled Access - the station is step-free throughout, and wheelchairs, ramps and induction loops are all available

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