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

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Train  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the train from Northwich to Stockport
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Macclesfield

£11 - £44

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Bus, line 38 bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Northwich Interchange Stand G to Sandbach, Common 37A / ...
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Sandbach, Military Arms PH to Macclesfield, Bus Station 38

£6 - £8

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Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Northwich to Macclesfield 19.5 miles

£40 - £55

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Northwich to Macclesfield 19.5 miles

£3 - £5

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The cheapest way to get from Northwich to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northwich to Macclesfield is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northwich to Macclesfield station. However, there are services departing from Northwich Interchange Stand G and arriving at Macclesfield, Bus Station via Sandbach, Military Arms PH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Northwich to Macclesfield. However, there are services departing from Northwich and arriving at Macclesfield via Stockport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 5m.

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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 1h 5m and costs £10 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 5m 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 Stand G station.

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Northwich to Macclesfield train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Northwich station.

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The best way to get from Northwich to Macclesfield is to train which takes 1h 5m and costs £10 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus and line 38 bus, which costs £6 - £8 and takes 2h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Northwich to Macclesfield.
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  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 5m

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

You can take a train from Northwich to Macclesfield via Stockport in around 1h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Northwich to Macclesfield via Sandbach, Military Arms PH in around 2h 45m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Northwich to Stockport
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£15 - £23
Anytime Single
£20 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£7 - £12
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £20
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £20
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Northwich Interchange Stand G to Sandbach, Common
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Arriva North West
Bus from Sandbach, Military Arms PH to Macclesfield, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Arriva North West
Other operators
Taxi from Northwich to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
£40 - £55
GM Travel
Phone
+44 1606 550 707
Website
taxinorthwich.co.uk
Dean's of Northwich
Phone
+44 1606 47300
Dacians Travel Class
Phone
+44 1606 808 080
Website
dacianstravelclass.co.uk

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Northwich to Macclesfield bus services, operated by Arriva North West, arrive at Macclesfield, Bus Station.

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Northwich to Macclesfield train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Macclesfield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Northwich to Macclesfield is 19 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Northwich to Macclesfield.

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