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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 2 tram  •  58 min

  1. 2

$18 - $49

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 6 min

$15 - $46

3 alternative options

Line 392 bus, line 11 bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. 392 / ...
  2. 11 / ...

$15

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. 16.3 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  28 min

  1. 16.3 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The distance between Macclesfield and Altrincham is 20 km. The road distance is 26 km.

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

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

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 6 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Macclesfield to Altrincham. However, there are services departing from Macclesfield, Bus Station and arriving at Altrincham Interchange via Stockport Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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

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 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Macclesfield to Altrincham via Stockport, Exchange St/Royal Mail Office (Post Office) and Stockport Bus Station in around 2 h 46 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
$29 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $19
Train from Macclesfield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $35
Anytime Single
$27 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $16
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Macclesfield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $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 - $6
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Greater Manchester
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoacbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Macclesfield, Bus Station to Stockport, Exchange St/Royal Mail Office (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to Altrincham Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412

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