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

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Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield

$23 - $69

Cheapest option

Train, line 392 bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Stockport
  2. Take the line 392 bus from Stockport, Lord St (Estate Agents) to Macclesfield, Bus Station 392 / ...

$18 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool University to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield

$21 - $55

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Liverpool to Macclesfield 44.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Macclesfield 44.3 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Macclesfield is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Macclesfield. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Macclesfield via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Macclesfield is 37 miles. The road distance is 44.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Macclesfield without a car is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £17 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Liverpool to Macclesfield, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Macclesfield train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Liverpool to Macclesfield train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Macclesfield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Macclesfield is 44 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Liverpool to Macclesfield.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Macclesfield.
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  • Distance: 36.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Liverpool to Macclesfield via Manchester Piccadilly in around 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Stockport
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Stockport
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
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
Bus operators
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 Liverpool University to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Other operators
Taxi from Liverpool to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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