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

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Train  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Stockport

$18 - $64

Cheapest option

Train via Crewe  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Kidsgrove
  3. Take the train from Kidsgrove to Macclesfield

$17 - $40

3 alternative options

Train, line 3 bus  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the train from Chester to Crewe
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Crewe Arms Hotel to Kidsgrove Town Centre, Tesco Store 3

Taxi  •  54m

  1. Take a taxi from Chester to Macclesfield 42.2 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  54m

  1. Drive from Chester to Macclesfield 42.2 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £7 - £10 and takes 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Macclesfield is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Macclesfield. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Macclesfield via Stockport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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The distance between Chester and Macclesfield is 32 miles. The road distance is 42.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Macclesfield without a car is to train which takes 1h 39m and costs £13 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m to get from Chester to Macclesfield, including transfers.

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

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Chester to Macclesfield train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Stockport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Macclesfield is 42 miles. It takes approximately 54m to drive from Chester to Macclesfield.

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  • Distance: 32.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 39m

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Chester to Macclesfield hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 1h 14m. Arriva Trains Wales also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Chester to Stockport
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Kidsgrove to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Stockport
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Chester to Crewe
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Kidsgrove
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $3
Off-Peak Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
First in The Potteries
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Crewe Arms Hotel to Kidsgrove Town Centre, Tesco Store
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chester to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
54m
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk

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