There are 6 ways to get from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield by bus, train, tram, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Deansgate Locks) X50
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield

$20 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus, line 392 bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Trafford Centre) to Stockport Bus Station 25 / ...
  2. Take the line 392 bus from Stockport, Lord St (Estate Agents) to Macclesfield, Bus Station 392 / ...

$13

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Stockport Bus Station X5 / ...

$17 - $46

Line 2 bus, line 3 tram, train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Eccles Interchange 2 / ...
  2. Take the line 3 tram from Eccles (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) 3
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield

$19 - $53

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield 22.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield 22.5 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield station. However, there are services departing from intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Trafford Centre) and arriving at Macclesfield, Bus Station via Stockport, Lord St (Estate Agents). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Trafford Centre and Macclesfield is 17 miles. The road distance is 22.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs £15 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield, including transfers.

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Trafford Centre to Macclesfield bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, depart from intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Trafford Centre) station.

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Trafford Centre to Macclesfield bus services, operated by Transport for Greater Manchester, arrive at Macclesfield, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trafford Centre to Macclesfield is 23 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield.

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There are 529+ hotels available in Macclesfield. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield.
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  • Distance: 17.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

What companies run services between Trafford Centre, England and Macclesfield, England?

Manchester Community Transport operates a bus from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 43 min. Stagecoach Manchester also services this route hourly.

Train operators
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
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Eccles (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Deansgate Locks)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Stockport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Trafford Centre) to Stockport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Stockport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
manct.org
Bus from intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Trafford Centre) to Stockport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
manct.org
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
Other operators
Taxi from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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

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