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There are 4 ways to get from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h

  1. Take the train from Macclesfield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston

$8 - $47

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Line 25 bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 25 / ...

$9 - $45

Taxi  •  28m

  1. Take a taxi from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre 21.7 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  28m

  1. Drive from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre 21.7 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Macclesfield and arriving at Urmston via Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h.

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The distance between Macclesfield and Trafford Centre is 17 miles. The road distance is 21.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre without a car is to train which takes 1h and costs £6 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h to get from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre is to train which takes 1h and costs £6 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 25 bus, which costs £6 - £35 and takes 2h 21m.

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Macclesfield to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Urmston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Macclesfield to Trafford Centre is 22 miles. It takes approximately 28m to drive from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre.

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  • Distance: 17.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Macclesfield, England and Trafford Centre, England?

You can take a train from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre via Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road in around 1h. Alternatively, Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1h 4m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Macclesfield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Macclesfield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Other operators
Taxi from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
28m
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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