Away days | Wigan Athletic

30th October 2019

If you are making the journey to Wigan to cheer on the Swans, here is a handy travel guide to help plan your trip.

Wigan Athletic v Swansea City

Date: Saturday, November 2 (12.30pm)

Address: DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan WN5 0UZ

Distance from the Liberty: 236.6 miles

A visitors' guide to the DW Stadium matchday experience - provided by Wigan Athletic - can be found HERE.


Up to 4,800 Swans fans can be seated behind the goal with great leg room and good views. The north-west has the best meat and potato pies, other pies, burgers and hot dogs are sold. Heineken, John Smith’s, Strongbow and wine are available to drink.


There’s a large car park at the stadium, behind the away end, (£5 for cars or £10 for minibuses); expect delays getting out after the game. The nearby retail park offers only two hours free parking, over that and you may get a parking ticket.


Wigan's railway stations (Wigan North Western & Wallgate) are both 1.4 miles and a 20-minute walk to the stadium.

Taxis and buses are available; the 621 bus between the two stations drops off outside the Red Robin pub. The 600 bus is more regular and runs to Robin Park roundabout, a 10-minute walk to the stadium.

No trains from Swansea get to Wigan North Western before kick-off. Trains back are at 3.28pm, 4.30pm, 5.30pm, 6.28pm and 7.29pm, getting in at 7.51pm, 9.10pm, 9.51pm, 11.25pm and 11.55pm respectively.


Guided evening tour of Wigan Brewhouse (WN1 1JU) - Mon-Sat, min 15 people – booking needed).

Haigh Hall and Country Park (WN1 1N)

Museum of Wigan Life (WN1 1NU)

The Leeds to Liverpool Canal


The stadium has a large marquee bar for away fans.

Red Robin (WN5 0UJ) - 0.2 miles away from the stadium.

The Douglas Bank (WN6 7NF) - 0.5 miles away.

The Moon Under Water (WN1 1PE) - 1.2 miles away.

The Anvil (WN1 1HE) - 1.2 miles away.

The Berkeley (WN1 1LD) – 1.2 miles away.

The Swan and Railway (WN1 1BA) - 1.4 miles away.


Holiday Inn Express (WN5 0LX) - 1.1 miles away.

The New Charles Dickens (WN1 2AD) – 1.5 miles away.

Mercure Wigan Oak (WN1 3SS) – 1.5 miles away.

Fifteens of Swinley (WN1 2AD) - 1.5 miles away.

Premier Inn Wigan Town Centre (WN1 1BL) - 1.8 miles away.