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There are 5 ways to get from Altrincham to Macclesfield by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Altrincham to Stockport
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Macclesfield

$7 - $45

4 alternative options

Line 2 tram, train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 2 tram from Altrincham to Piccadilly 2
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield

$10 - $50

Line 11 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Altrincham Interchange to Stockport Bus Station 11 / ...

$9 - $46

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Altrincham to Macclesfield 16.6 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Altrincham to Macclesfield 16.6 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Altrincham to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Altrincham to Macclesfield is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Altrincham to Macclesfield. However, there are services departing from Altrincham and arriving at Macclesfield via Stockport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Altrincham and Macclesfield is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Altrincham to Macclesfield without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs £5 - £35.

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from Altrincham to Macclesfield, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Altrincham to Macclesfield is to train which takes 43 min and costs £5 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 11 bus, which costs £6 - £35 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Altrincham to Macclesfield is 17 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Altrincham to Macclesfield.

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  • Distance: 12.8 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

You can take a train from Altrincham to Macclesfield via Stockport in around 43 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Altrincham to Macclesfield every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Altrincham to Stockport
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $15
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $19
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $18
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Altrincham to Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to Stockport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Other operators
Taxi from Altrincham to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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