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

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Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Greenbank to Stockport

$19 - $52

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Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Northwich, Interchange (Bus Interchange) to Sandbach, Common (The Commons Surgery) 37A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sandbach, Military Arms PH to Macclesfield, Bus Station 38

$15

3 alternative options

Train, line 392 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Greenbank to Stockport
  2. Take the line 392 bus from Stockport, Lord St (Estate Agents) to Macclesfield, Bus Station 392 / ...

$16 - $20

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Northwich to Macclesfield 19.5 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Northwich to Macclesfield 19.5 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Northwich to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northwich to Macclesfield is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northwich to Macclesfield station. However, there are services departing from Northwich, Interchange (Bus Interchange) and arriving at Macclesfield, Bus Station via Sandbach, Military Arms PH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Northwich to Macclesfield. However, there are services departing from Greenbank and arriving at Macclesfield via Stockport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Northwich and Macclesfield is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Northwich to Macclesfield without a car is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £14 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Northwich to Macclesfield, including transfers.

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Northwich to Macclesfield bus services, operated by Arriva North West, depart from Northwich, Interchange (Bus Interchange) station.

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Map of how to get from Northwich to Macclesfield.
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  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Northwich to Macclesfield hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Northwich to Macclesfield via Sandbach, Common (The Commons Surgery) and Sandbach, Military Arms PH in around 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transport for Greater Manchester
Website
tfgm.com
Bus from Stockport, Lord St (Estate Agents) to Macclesfield, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
tfgm.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Northwich, Interchange (Bus Interchange) to Sandbach, Common (The Commons Surgery)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Sandbach, Military Arms PH to Macclesfield, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
D&G Bus
Phone
01782 332337
Email
info@dgbus.co.uk
Website
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Sandbach, Military Arms PH to Macclesfield, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
dgbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Northwich to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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