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Temporary bus stops and Travelshop:

The existing bus station is currently closed for redevelopment. While construction is taking place temporary bus stops are sited at the following locations:

  • Market Hall layby on New Market Street*
  • Hallgate
  • Richmond Street
  • Downing Street
  • King Street
  • Library Street
  • Parsons Walk

*To accommodate temporary bus stops in the Market Hall layby, taxi services have been temporarily relocated in the town centre.


The temporary stops mean that, although the existing bus station is closed, passengers can still catch their service nearby.
The TfGM Travelshop has also temporarily moved to Hallgate where we will continue to offer:

  • Travel information, help and assistance
  • System One and Metrolink tickets
  • Under-16 IGO passes
  • Timetables for bus services

These arrangements will be in place until the new bus station opens, which is expected to be at the end of 2018.

If you have any questions or for further information:
Phone: 0161 244 10000

Background information

Transport for Greater Manchester is building a modern bus station in Wigan that includes:

  • A fully accessible, covered passenger concourse with seated waiting areas
  • More attractive routes to and from the town centre for pedestrians
  • Travel information via information screens and a new ticket and information outlet
  • High quality, fully accessible toilets, and a baby changing and changing places facility
  • Cycle parking

The new facility will be built on the current bus station site, as shown in the plan below:

Wigan Bus Station map