There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield

$18 - $52

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Bus, line 60 bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Whaley Bridge, Railway Station (Rail Station) Skyline 199
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Whaley Bridge, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Macclesfield, Railway Station 60 / ...

$16

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Bus, line 392 bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Heaviley, Corbar Rd (Clifford Court) Skyline 199
  2. Take the line 392 bus from Heaviley, Corbar Rd (Clifford Court) to Macclesfield, Bus Station 392 / ...

$16

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield 13 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield 13 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Macclesfield 13 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) station to Macclesfield station. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport The Station and arriving at Macclesfield, Railway Station via Whaley Bridge, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Macclesfield via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Macclesfield is 10 miles. The road distance is 13 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs £13 - £40.

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It takes approximately 52 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield bus services, operated by High Peak, arrive at Manchester Airport The Station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield is to train which takes 52 min and costs £13 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus and line 60 bus, which costs £13 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield.
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  • Distance: 9.5 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Macclesfield, England?

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield via Manchester Piccadilly in around 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield via Whaley Bridge, Railway Station (Rail Station) in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
First Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
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
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Whaley Bridge, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Whaley Bridge, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Macclesfield, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Heaviley, Corbar Rd (Clifford Court)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Transport for Greater Manchester
Website
tfgm.com
Bus from Heaviley, Corbar Rd (Clifford Court) to Macclesfield, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
tfgm.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Macclesfield
Estimated price
$50 - $75

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