There are 5 ways to get from Caernarfon to Macclesfield by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Manchester Piccadilly

£36 - £81

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Bus  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...

£15 - £49

3 alternative options

Train via Crewe  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe

£31 - £119

Train via Chester  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Stockport

£33 - £129

Drive  •  2h 1m

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Macclesfield 106.9 miles

£17 - £26

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 1m.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Macclesfield is 90 miles. The road distance is 106.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Macclesfield without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £35 - £85.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Caernarfon to Macclesfield, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Macclesfield is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £35 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £50 and takes 6h 47m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Macclesfield is 107 miles. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Caernarfon to Macclesfield.

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There are 655+ hotels available in Macclesfield. Prices start at £50 per night.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Macclesfield.
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  • Distance: 89.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Caernarfon, Wales and Macclesfield, England?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Caernarfon to Macclesfield twice daily. Tickets cost £30 - £50 and the journey takes 2h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caernarfon to Macclesfield via Bangor, Gwynedd, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Manchester Piccadilly in around 6h 47m.

Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
First Anytime Day Single
£45 - £75
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
First Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £28
First Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£22 - £80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £80
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 Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
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National Express
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Book at
National Express

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