There are 6 ways to get from Altrincham to Macclesfield by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  44 min

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

$14 - $45

Cheapest option

Line 11 bus, line 392 bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Altrincham Interchange to Stockport, Royal Mail Office (Post Office) 11 / ...
  2. Take the line 392 bus from Stockport Bus Station to Macclesfield, Bus Station 392 / ...

$14

4 alternative options

Line 2 tram, train  •  1 h 9 min

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

$18 - $50

Line 11 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Altrincham Interchange to Stockport, Royal Mail Office (Post Office) 11 / ...

$17 - $46

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Altrincham to Macclesfield 16.6 miles

$55 - $75

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Altrincham to Macclesfield 16.6 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Altrincham to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 28 min.

More details

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

More details

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 44 min to get from Altrincham to Macclesfield, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Altrincham to Macclesfield station. However, there are services departing from Altrincham Interchange and arriving at Macclesfield, Bus Station via Stockport Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

More details

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 44 min.

More details

Map of how to get from Altrincham to Macclesfield.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 12.8 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

You can take a train from Altrincham to Macclesfield via Stockport in around 44 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Altrincham to Macclesfield every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min.

Train operators
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
$19 - $29
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$27 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $18
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 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, Royal Mail Office (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Greater Manchester
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoacbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to Macclesfield, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Altrincham to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$55 - $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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How to get from JFK to New York City, Travelling to and around Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and Travelling around the UAE - to help you get the most out of your next trip.