Duration 2h 58m
Distance 212.1 miles
Average price £184
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Macclesfield and Rayleigh takes 2h 58m and the fastest train takes 2h 38m. There is a train service every few hours from Macclesfield to Rayleigh. 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. Macclesfield
  2. London Liverpool Street
  3. Rayleigh
3h 3m
£81 - £238

Macclesfield to Rayleigh train times

Trains run hourly between Macclesfield and Rayleigh. The earliest departure is at 06:32 in the morning, and the last departure from Macclesfield is at 21:37 which arrives into Rayleigh at 01:01. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 58m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Want to know about travelling from Macclesfield to Rayleigh? 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 Rayleigh. However, there are services departing from Macclesfield and arriving at Rayleigh via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Macclesfield and Rayleigh is 164 miles. The road distance is 212.1 miles.

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Macclesfield to Rayleigh train services, operated by Virgin Trains, depart from Macclesfield station.

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Macclesfield to Rayleigh train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Rayleigh station.

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There are 384+ hotels available in Rayleigh. Prices start at £75 per night.

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