The United Kingdom may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window
Jeff Bartlett on trover

Cheap Hotels in Wigan

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and holiday rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Top Wigan Cheap Hotels

Mercure Wigan Oak Hotel
3 out of 5
Orchard Street, Greater Manchester, Wigan, England
Get Rates
3.9/5Good! (566 reviews)
Spot on

"Nothing too much bother. Friendly team clean room. Loads of free parking all good"…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2020

Mercure Wigan Oak Hotel
Bay Horse Hotel by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
53 Warrington Road, Haydock, Wigan, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £40 per night
3.9/5Good! (184 reviews)

"Friendly staff Nice big bed Shower was weak Stopped serving drinks too early I thought we would be served until midnight"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020

Bay Horse Hotel by Greene King Inns
Britannia Hotel Wigan
3 out of 5
Almond Brook Road, Wigan, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £30 per night
3/5 (532 reviews)

"Comfortable and approachable staff. Accessible location"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul 2020

Britannia Hotel Wigan
Don't see what you're looking for?
We've got more Cheap Hotels. Find the right one for you.
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Cheap Hotels in Wigan

Wigan offers a variety of cheap accommodation options and things to do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like Wigan Pier, this destination is home to Worthington Lakes Country Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

When it comes to discount lodging choices in Wigan, the area has some budget hotels to choose from. These options offer competitive rates and get good reviews from Expedia travellers in search of a bargain:

Bay Horse Hotel - 3-star inn. You'll find free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its helpful staff and comfortable beds.

Britannia Hotel Wigan - Customers like this 3-star hotel for its overall value and comfortable rooms. It offers free WiFi, free parking and an indoor pool.

Mercure Wigan Oak Hotel - At this 3-star hotel, you can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant. Reviews mention the quiet guestrooms and helpful staff.

Planning Your Trip to Wigan

Haven't picked your travel dates? Learn more about the best months to go with these temperature and rainfall stats so you can maximise your time.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 18°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December and March, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Rainiest months: September, November, October and January, with an average rainfall of 3 inches
  • Driest months: April, May, June and July, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Wigan

Wigan is known for its sporting events and offers things to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as The Rock and Old Trafford, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Wigan Pier and Trencherfield Mill, or get outdoors at Worthington Lakes Country Park.

Wigan is also notable for its:
  • Cultural attractions
  • Golfing
  • Historical sites
  • Countryside
  • Football
  • Entertainment

Getting around Wigan

The closest airport is 17.1 mi (27.5 km) away from the city centre in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon). If that doesn't suit your budget, you can book a flight to Manchester (MAN), located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) away. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Manchester Wigan Wallgate Station, Wigan North Western Station or Manchester Wigan North Western Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Wigan like for travellers on a budget?
Wigan has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a budget-friendly holiday choice. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Haydock Park Racecourse, this destination is home to Haigh Country Park and Worthington Lakes Country Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Wigan?
Based on reviews, Britannia Hotel Wigan is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options to stay on the cheap include Bay Horse Hotel by Greene King Inns and Mercure Wigan Oak Hotel.
What's the seasonal weather in Wigan?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Wigan is 858 mm.
What is there to see and do in Wigan?
Wigan is known for its countryside and sporting events, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Knowsley Safari Park and Trafford Centre, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Check out the area’s cultural spots like Museum of Wigan Life and Wigan Little Theatre, or hunt for bargains with some shopping at Bury Market.
What's the best way to get around Wigan?
The nearest airport is 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from the centre in Manchester (MAN). However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can look into flights to Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is 17.1 mi (27.5 km) away. If you want to travel outside the city, take a train from Manchester Wigan Wallgate Station, Wigan North Western Station or Manchester Wigan North Western Station.

More trip options