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

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Train  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the train from Hornbeam Park to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

$30 - $80

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Line 36 bus, bus  •  3h 26m

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

$14 - $56

2 alternative options

Line 36 bus, train  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the line 36 bus from Harrogate, Library Gardens to Leeds City Centre, Vicar Lane 36 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

$25 - $70

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Harrogate to Macclesfield 74.6 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Harrogate to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Harrogate to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrogate to Macclesfield. However, there are services departing from Hornbeam Park and arriving at Macclesfield via Leeds and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 24m.

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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 2h 24m and costs £23 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 24m to get from Harrogate to Macclesfield, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Harrogate to Macclesfield is to train which takes 2h 24m and costs £23 - £65. Alternatively, you can line 36 bus and bus, which costs £10 - £45 and takes 3h 26m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Harrogate to Macclesfield.
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  • Distance: 56.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 24m

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 2h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harrogate to Macclesfield via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn, Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Manchester Piccadilly in around 3h 26m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Bus operators
Transdev Harrogate
Phone
01423 56 60 61
Email
hello@harrogatebus.co.uk
Website
harrogatebus.co.uk
Bus from Harrogate, Library Gardens to Leeds City Centre, Vicar Lane
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
harrogatebus.co.uk
Bus from Harrogate, Prince of Wales to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
harrogatebus.co.uk
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express

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