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There are 6 ways to get from Southampton to Macclesfield by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Macclesfield

$90 - $140

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Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  3h 9m

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

$51 - $229

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Macclesfield

$54 - $83

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Macclesfield 210 miles

$45 - $65

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4h 47m

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

$101 - $337

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$128 - $388

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

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Macclesfield is to fly and train which costs £35 - £180 and takes 3h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Macclesfield. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 40m.

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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 3h 40m and costs £65 - £110.

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The train from Southampton Central to Macclesfield takes 3h 40m 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 1h.

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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 3h 34m to drive from Southampton to Macclesfield.

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  • Distance: 166.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 40m

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 3h 40m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
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
3h 40m
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 Birmingham New Street to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $19
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
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
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
National Express

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