Directions from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield

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Recommended option

Line 147 bus, train  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Chorlton upon Medlock, Hathersage Rd/St Mary's to Manchester City Centre, Fairfield St/Piccadilly Stn (Railway Bridge) 147
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield

$9 - $48

Cheapest option

Line 130 bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 130 bus from Rusholme, Anson Rd/Daisy Bank Rd (House 11) to Macclesfield, Bridge Street (Private Shop) 130

$9

4 alternative options

Line 168 bus, train  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 168 bus from Fallowfield, Wilbraham Rd/Yew Tree Rd (House 8) to Levenshulme, Albert Rd/Levenshulme Stn (Chemist) 168
  2. Take the train from Levenshulme to Stockport
  3. Take the train from Stockport to Macclesfield

$14 - $50

Line 42 bus, train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 42 bus from Rusholme, Wilmslow Rd/Dickenson Rd (Property 221) to Stockport Bus Station 42
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Macclesfield

$15 - $49

Taxi  •  28 min

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

$70 - $90

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield 19.4 miles

$4 - $6

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

Arriva North West operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield 4 times a week. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $19
Train from Stockport to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$27 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $15
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Train from Stockport to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $18
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Levenshulme to Stockport
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Bullocks Coaches
Phone
0161 428 5265
Email
coachinfo@bullockscoaches.com
Website
bullockscoaches.com
Bus from Chorlton upon Medlock, Hathersage Rd/St Mary's to Manchester City Centre, Fairfield St/Piccadilly Stn (Railway Bridge)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bullockscoaches.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fallowfield, Wilbraham Rd/Yew Tree Rd (House 8) to Levenshulme, Albert Rd/Levenshulme Stn (Chemist)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rusholme, Wilmslow Rd/Dickenson Rd (Property 221) to Stockport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Rusholme, Anson Rd/Daisy Bank Rd (House 11) to Macclesfield, Bridge Street (Private Shop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Greater Manchester and Macclesfield is 22 km. The road distance is 31 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rusholme, Anson Rd/Daisy Bank Rd (House 11) and arriving at Macclesfield, Bridge Street (Private Shop). Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 57 min to get from Greater Manchester to Macclesfield, including transfers.