Wigan Bus Station is a bus station in Wigan, Greater Manchester. The new station opened in October 2018 and offers 19 stands, a concourse, travel shop, cycle stands, cash machine, and toilets. Information displays give bus timetables and departure times.
Services are offered throughout the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, plus areas in Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire. Destinations include Appley Bridge, Aspull, Bolton, Chorley, Leigh, Preston, Skelmersdale, Southport, Standish, St Helens, Trafford Centre, and Warrington.
The station is situated in the heart of the town centre, between Hallgate and Market Street. There’s no car park at the station..
The Galleries Shopping Centre is located right next to the station. The Grand Arcade is also nearby. The two train stations in Wigan town centre (Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western) can be reached on foot in less than five minutes.
Tourist attractions and things to do near Wigan Bus Station include:
- Mesnes Park (0.3 miles) - Municipal park close to Wigan town centre.
- AMF Bowling Wigan (0.3 miles) - Ten pin bowling centre in Wigan.
- Wigan Pier (0.5 miles) - Area made famous by George Orwell. Currently being redeveloped as the Wigan Pier Quarter.
Cinemas near Wigan Bus Station include:
- Empire Cinemas Wigan (1.0 miles) - 11-screen cinema at Robin Park.
Places to shop near Wigan Bus Station include:
- Galleries Shopping Centre (0.1 miles) - Shopping centre in Wigan town centre.
- Grand Arcade (0.2 miles) - Shopping centre in Wigan. Stores include Debenhams and Wilko.
- Robin Park (0.8 miles) - Retail and leisure complex.
Restaurants and places to eat and drink near Wigan Bus Station include:
- La Sentidos Loca (0.1 miles)
- Casino de Cuba (0.2 miles)
- Gallimore's (0.2 miles)
- Red Door Bistro (0.2 miles)
- Fat Olive (0.3 miles)
- Franco's (0.3 miles)
- India Lounge (0.5 miles) - Indian restaurant just outside Wigan town centre. Friendly staff. Function room.
Hotels near Wigan Bus Station include:
- Mercure Wigan Oak Hotel (0.3 miles)
Map showing location of Wigan Bus Station.
Wigan Bus Station
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