Route from Manchester to Wigan

The distance between Manchester and Wigan is 23.7 miles. Travel time is 35 minutes.

From: Manchester, County: Greater Manchester, England
To: Wigan, County: Greater Manchester, England
23.7 mi , 35 min
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Route from Manchester to Wigan on map



Driving directions from Manchester to Wigan

23.7 mi 35 min
1.
Head south on Brown Street
121 ft
2.
Turn left onto Chancery Lane
143 ft
3.
Make a slight left onto Concert Lane
271 ft
4.
Turn right onto York Street
356 ft
5.
Continue onto New York Street
591 ft
6.
Turn right onto Portland Street (A5103)
0.3 mi
7.
Continue onto Chepstow Street
526 ft
8.
Continue onto Great Bridgewater Street
827 ft
9.
Turn left onto Albion Street (A5103)
362 ft
10.
Turn right onto Whitworth Street West (B6469)
742 ft
11.
Continue straight to stay on Whitworth Street West (B6469)
141 ft
12.
Turn left onto Bridgewater Viaduct (A56)
469 ft
13.
Continue onto Chester Road (A56)
683 ft
14.
Turn left onto Deansgate Interchange
488 ft
15.
Keep right onto Deansgate Interchange
354 ft
16.
Take the ramp on the left onto A57
1075 ft
17.
Keep left onto Dawson Street (A57)
344 ft
18.
Merge right onto Regent Road (A57)
0.3 mi
19.
Continue onto Regent Road (A57)
0.6 mi
20.
Merge right towards Ring Road (M60)
3.8 mi
21.
Take the ramp on the left towards M60
744 ft
22.
Keep right towards M60: Ring Road (North)
2.9 mi
23.
Take the ramp on the left onto M60
0.5 mi
24.
Continue onto M61
0.5 mi
25.
Keep left towards M61: Preston
7.4 mi
26.
Take the ramp on the left onto M61
0.4 mi
27.
Keep left onto M61
539 ft
28.
Go straight onto De Havilland Way (A6027)
777 ft
29.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Chorley Road (A6)
43 ft
30.
Exit the roundabout onto Chorley Road (A6)
0.3 mi
31.
Turn right onto Dicconson Lane (B5239)
1.3 mi
32.
Continue onto Bolton Road (B5239)
0.6 mi
33.
Enter the roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Wigan Road (B5238)
126 ft
34.
Exit the roundabout onto Wigan Road (B5238)
1.3 mi
35.
Continue onto Whelley (B5238)
0.7 mi
36.
Continue onto Scholes (B5238)
0.4 mi
37.
Turn left onto Warrington Lane (A573)
1075 ft
38.
Turn right onto Darlington Street (A577)
865 ft
39.
Continue straight to stay on Darlington Street (A577)
169 ft
40.
Continue onto King Street (A577)
249 ft
41.
Make a slight left to stay on King Street
758 ft
42.
Turn right onto Wallgate
9 ft
43.
You have arrived at your destination
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What's the expense of traveling from Manchester to Wigan by car?

If you're using petrol, you're looking at an expense of 4.1 quid. Now, how do we get to that number? Let's break it down.

First off, we need to consider the price of petrol. In this calculation, it's set at 143 pence per liter. Then, we need to know how thirsty your car is. The fuel consumption rate for this ride is 37.5 miles per gallon.

Now, if you're carpooling, the cost gets divvied up. For two people sharing the ride, it's gonna be 2.05 quid each (£4.1 divided by 2). If you've got three folks in the car, the cost per person comes down to about 1.37 quid (£4.1 divided by 3). And if it's a full house with four passengers, each person chips in 1.03 quid (£4.1 divided by 4).

Let's dive into the nitty-gritty of the calculations. To figure out how much fuel you need for the trip, it's all about distance and fuel efficiency. The distance between Manchester and Wigan is about 23.71 miles. So, to cover that distance, your car's gonna need approximately 2.9 liters of petrol. We got that number by dividing the distance by the car's fuel consumption rate of 37.5 miles per gallon and then converting it to liters 'cause that's what we use here.

Once we know how much fuel we need, we can calculate the total cost. Multiply the amount of fuel (2.9 liters) by the price per liter (143 pence), and you get 4.1 quid. So, there you have it, the fuel cost for your journey from Manchester to Wigan: 4.1 pounds.
 

 

The utilization of air conditioning (AC) might impact automotive fuel efficiency due to the subsequent factors:

Engine Load: Activating the AC causes the compressor in the vehicle's engine to exert more effort in order to cool and distribute the air. The additional burden might augment the engine's fuel consumption, particularly during urban travel or when the vehicle is stationary.

Aerodynamic drag can be increased by running the AC, especially at higher speeds. Consequently, the increased resistance necessitates the engine to exert more effort in order to sustain velocity, leading to elevated fuel consumption.

Accessory Load: Besides the AC compressor, other electrical components like the blower fan and condenser fan also consume electricity from the engine when the AC is in operation. This results in an augmented electrical load on the engine, resulting in increased fuel consumption.

Driving Conditions: The effect of air conditioning (AC) on fuel consumption can differ based on the conditions in which you are driving. Using the air conditioning (AC) while driving at lower speeds or in stop-and-go traffic can have a greater impact on fuel consumption than when traveling on the highway.

Efficiency Settings: Certain vehicles are equipped with features such as "Eco" mode or variable AC compressor speeds, which can effectively mitigate the influence of air conditioning on fuel consumption. Utilizing these characteristics can enhance fuel efficiency while simultaneously maintaining a comfortable temperature inside the cabin.

In general, although utilizing the air conditioning system can slightly elevate fuel consumption, it is frequently a necessary compromise for the sake of comfort, particularly in hot weather. Nevertheless, reducing the use of air conditioning whenever feasible, such as utilizing the car's ventilation system or opening windows at lower velocities, can assist in lessening its influence on fuel consumption.


Diesel cost from Manchester to Wigan.

The trip with diesel fuel costs 2.6 £ (151p/lt, 62.7 mpg).
For 2 passengers: 1.3 £ (2.6/2) /p.
For 3 passengers: 0.87 £ (2.6/3) /p.
For 4 passengers: 0.65 £ (2.6/4) /p.


Alternative routes from Manchester to Wigan

The second route from Manchester to the Wigan is 26.68 miles and takes 35 minutes.

The third route from Manchester to the Wigan is 22.84 miles and takes 43 minutes.


Which is the cheapest route from Manchester to Wigan by car?

The cheapest route from Manchester to Wigan is the third suggested route (22.8mi, 43min) and costs 4 £ (petrol fuel cost, 143p/lt, 37.5mpg).

The second cheapest route from Manchester to Wigan is the first suggested route (23.7mi, 35min) and costs 4.1 £.

The most expensive route from Manchester to Wigan is the second suggested route (26.7mi, 35min) and costs 4.6 £.

For greater safety, the driver should choose the route that passes through the highway (median barrier) and not through smaller roads (curves in the road, bad road conditions, no median barrier).


How to get from Manchester to Wigan?

There are three suggested routes. The fastest route is 23.7mi (distance from Manchester to Wigan) and its duration is 35min. The other route is 26.7mi, and its duration is 35min. The slowest route is 22.8mi, and its duration is 43min.

RouteCalculator provides you with the information to prepare your trip from Manchester to Wigan by car or motorbike. It offers you alternative road routes that you can follow to go from Manchester to Wigan. It provides driving directions from Manchester to Wigan, i.e. where to turn and when, distance of the Manchester - Wigan route, travel time, display of the route on the map, fuel cost (petrol, diesel) and toll (if exist) cost.

In case you share the journey (carpooling) from Manchester to Wigan with other people or friends, RouteCalculator provides the cost of the journey and the amount that each passenger will have to pay.


Where is Manchester located?

Manchester is located in Greater Manchester county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 59 meters above sea level. Manchester has coordinates 53.4807593o,-2.2426305o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Manchester from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.


What is the location of Wigan?

Wigan is located in Greater Manchester county and in England. It is situated at an altitude of 43 meters above sea level. Wigan has coordinates 53.5450645o,-2.6325074o. RouteCalculator provides a map of Wigan from which you can plan your trips to other UK cities.