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There are 4 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield by bus, tram, train, taxi or car

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Bus, line 2 tram, train  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Chorlton upon Medlock, University to Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St 41 / ...
  2. Take the line 2 tram from St Peters Square to Piccadilly 2 / ...
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield

$10 - $52

Cheapest option

Line 44 bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 44 bus from Moss Side, Parkside Rd to Stockport Bus Station 44

$4 - $40

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield 19.4 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield 19.4 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 28 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Macclesfield is 14 miles. The road distance is 19.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield without a car is to bus and line 2 tram and train which takes 53 min and costs £8 - £40.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Macclesfield is 19 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield.

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There are 548+ hotels available in Macclesfield. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield.
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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Macclesfield, England?

Manchester Community Transport operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield every 2 hours, and the journey takes 39 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from St Peters Square to Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
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
Bus operators
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Chorlton upon Medlock, University to Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Moss Side, Parkside Rd to Stockport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
manct.org
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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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