There are 4 ways to get from Harrogate to Macclesfield by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Harrogate to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

$30 - $86

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Line 36 bus, bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 36 bus from Harrogate, Prince of Wales (N/A) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) 36
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...

$19 - $62

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Line 747 bus, bus, line 392 bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 747 bus from Harrogate, Library Gardens (Station Parade) to Bradford City Centre, Interchange Stand 2 (Bradford Interchange) 747
  2. Take the bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station (Huddersfield Bus Station) to Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam) 184
  3. Take the line 392 bus from Stockport, Lord St (Estate Agents) to Macclesfield, Bus Station 392 / ...

$27 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Harrogate to Macclesfield 74.6 miles

$16 - $24

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrogate station to Macclesfield station. However, there are services departing from Harrogate, Library Gardens (Station Parade) and arriving at Macclesfield, Bus Station via Bradford City Centre, Interchange (Bradford Interchange), Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station (Huddersfield Bus Station), Manchester City Centre, Paton St (Opp Car Park) and Stockport, Lord St (Estate Agents). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrogate to Macclesfield. However, there are services departing from Harrogate and arriving at Macclesfield via Leeds and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Harrogate and Macclesfield is 56 miles. The road distance is 74.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrogate to Macclesfield without a car is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Harrogate to Macclesfield, including transfers.

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Harrogate to Macclesfield bus services, operated by Yorkshire Tiger, arrive at Harrogate, Library Gardens (Station Parade).

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

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The best way to get from Harrogate to Macclesfield is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 36 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 13 min.

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Harrogate to Macclesfield bus services, operated by Transport for Greater Manchester, arrive at Macclesfield, Bus Station.

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Harrogate to Macclesfield train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Map of how to get from Harrogate to Macclesfield.
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  • Distance: 56.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Harrogate to Macclesfield via Leeds and Manchester Piccadilly in around 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harrogate to Macclesfield via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Manchester Piccadilly in around 3 h 13 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Harrogate and District T
Bus from Harrogate, Prince of Wales (N/A) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Yorkshire Tiger
Phone
0344 800 4411
Email
hello@yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Website
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Bus from Harrogate, Library Gardens (Station Parade) to Bradford City Centre, Interchange Stand 2 (Bradford Interchange)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Transport for Greater Manchester
Website
tfgm.com
Bus from Stockport, Lord St (Estate Agents) to Macclesfield, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
tfgm.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrogate to Macclesfield is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Harrogate to Macclesfield.

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