There are 6 ways to get from Macclesfield to Altrincham by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 2 tram  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Macclesfield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 2 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) 2

$18 - $48

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Train  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Macclesfield to Stockport
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Altrincham

$14 - $45

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Line 11 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Stockport, Lord St (Estate Agents) to Altrincham Interchange 11 / ...

$18 - $47

Line 392 bus, line 11 bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 392 bus from Macclesfield, Bus Station to Stockport, Royal Mail Office (Post Office) 392 / ...
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Stockport, Lord St (Estate Agents) to Altrincham Interchange 11 / ...

$15

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Macclesfield to Altrincham 16.3 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Macclesfield to Altrincham 16.3 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Macclesfield to Altrincham is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Macclesfield to Altrincham is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Macclesfield station to Altrincham. However, there are services departing from Macclesfield, Bus Station and arriving at Altrincham Interchange via Stockport, Lord St (Estate Agents). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Macclesfield to Altrincham. However, there are services departing from Macclesfield and arriving at Altrincham via Stockport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Macclesfield and Altrincham is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Macclesfield to Altrincham without a car is to train and line 2 tram which takes 58 min and costs £13 - £40.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Macclesfield to Altrincham, including transfers.

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

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Macclesfield to Altrincham train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Macclesfield station.

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The best way to get from Macclesfield to Altrincham is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs £11 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 11 bus, which costs £14 - £40 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Macclesfield to Altrincham.
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  • Distance: 12.8 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

You can take a train from Macclesfield to Altrincham via Stockport in around 1 h 5 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Macclesfield to Altrincham every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Macclesfield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $19
Train from Macclesfield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $15
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Macclesfield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Train from Macclesfield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $18
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport, Lord St (Estate Agents) to Altrincham Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Transport for Greater Manchester
Website
tfgm.com
Bus from Macclesfield, Bus Station to Stockport, Royal Mail Office (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
tfgm.com
Other operators
Taxi from Macclesfield to Altrincham
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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Macclesfield to Altrincham bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Altrincham Interchange station.

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Macclesfield to Altrincham train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Altrincham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Macclesfield to Altrincham is 16 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Macclesfield to Altrincham.

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