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There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Macclesfield by train, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Macclesfield

$90 - $140

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Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield

$51 - $229

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Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Macclesfield 210 miles

$45 - $65

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

$100 - $335

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield

$98 - $339

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Macclesfield is to fly and train which costs £35 - £180 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Macclesfield. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Macclesfield is 167 miles. The road distance is 210 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Macclesfield without a car is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs £65 - £110.

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The train from Southampton Central to Macclesfield takes 3 h 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Southampton to Macclesfield train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Macclesfield is 210 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Southampton to Macclesfield.

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  • Distance: 166.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Southampton to Macclesfield hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $19
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs £1 - £28.

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