Duration 3h 50m
Distance 234.4 miles
Average price £180
Frequency Weekly

Trip overview

The train between Scotland and Macclesfield takes 3h 50m. The train runs, on average, once a week from Scotland to Macclesfield. 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. Glasgow Central
  2. Macclesfield
3h 50m
£90 - £310

Scotland to Macclesfield train times

Trains run once a week between Glasgow and Macclesfield. The service departs Glasgow at 17:30 in the afternoon, which arrives into Macclesfield at 21:20. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 3h 50m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Scotland to Macclesfield? 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.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Macclesfield. Services depart once a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Scotland and Macclesfield is 257 miles. The road distance is 234.4 miles.

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Scotland to Macclesfield train services, operated by Virgin Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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Scotland to Macclesfield train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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What companies run services between Scotland and Macclesfield?

Virgin Trains operates a train from Glasgow to Macclesfield once a week. Tickets cost £90 - £310 and the journey takes 3h 50m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Once a week
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £85

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