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

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Train, line 2 tram, line 250 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Macclesfield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 2 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 2 / ...
  3. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Bar to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre 250 / ...

$21 - $51

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Line 392 bus, bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 392 bus from Macclesfield, Bus Station to Stockport, Royal Mail Office (Post Office) 392 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range) 23A / ...

$14

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range) 23A / ...

$17 - $46

Taxi  •  28 min

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

$75 - $95

Drive  •  28 min

  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 28 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Macclesfield station to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Macclesfield, Bus Station and arriving at intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range) via Stockport Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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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 and line 2 tram and line 250 bus which takes 1 h and costs £15 - £40.

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

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

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Macclesfield to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range) station.

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

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There are 742+ hotels available in Trafford Centre. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 17.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 1 h. Manchester Community Transport also services this route hourly.

Train operators
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
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Trafford Bar to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
manct.org
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
$8
Website
tfgm.com
Other operators
Taxi from Macclesfield to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
28 min
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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