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There are 4 ways to get from Accrington to Macclesfield by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Accrington to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield

£14 - £50

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Bus  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Accrington to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

£14 - £48

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  55m

  1. Take a taxi from Accrington to Macclesfield 43 miles

£110 - £140

Drive  •  55m

  1. Drive from Accrington to Macclesfield 43 miles

£7 - £11

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The cheapest way to get from Accrington to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Accrington to Macclesfield is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Accrington to Macclesfield. However, there are services departing from Accrington and arriving at Macclesfield via Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Accrington and Macclesfield is 36 miles. The road distance is 43 miles.

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The best way to get from Accrington to Macclesfield without a car is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs £14 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Accrington to Macclesfield, including transfers.

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Accrington to Macclesfield train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Accrington station.

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The best way to get from Accrington to Macclesfield is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs £14 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £50 and takes 2h 13m.

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Accrington to Macclesfield train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Macclesfield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Accrington to Macclesfield is 43 miles. It takes approximately 55m to drive from Accrington to Macclesfield.

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  • Distance: 35.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Accrington, England and Macclesfield, England?

You can take a train from Accrington to Macclesfield via Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly in around 2h 3m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Accrington to Macclesfield twice daily. Tickets cost £10 - £13 and the journey takes 1h 30m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Accrington to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £18
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £18
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Accrington to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
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Other operators
Taxi from Accrington to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
55m
Estimated price
£110 - £140
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.co.uk
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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