Duration 3h 17m
Distance 144.7 miles
Average price £70
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Macclesfield and Durham takes 3h 17m and the fastest train takes 2h 40m. There is a train service every few hours from Macclesfield to Durham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Durham
3h 41m
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£46 - £92

Macclesfield to Durham train times

Trains run hourly between Macclesfield and Durham. The earliest departure is at 13:02 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Macclesfield is at 23:25 which arrives into Durham at 07:32. All services require a transfer at Manchester Piccadilly and take an average of 3h 17m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Want to know about travelling from Macclesfield to Durham? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Macclesfield to Durham. However, there are services departing from Macclesfield and arriving at Durham via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 41m.

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The distance between Macclesfield and Durham is 108 miles. The road distance is 144.7 miles.

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Macclesfield to Durham train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Macclesfield to Durham train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Durham station.

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What companies run services between Macclesfield and Durham?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Macclesfield to Durham every 3 hours. Tickets cost £40 - £60 and the journey takes 2h 20m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £60

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