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There are 5 ways to get from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield by bus, tram, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 250 bus, line 2 tram, train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 250 bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Trafford Bar 250
  2. Take the line 2 tram from Trafford Bar to Piccadilly 2 / ...
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield

$12 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Stockport Bus Station 25 / ...

$8 - $45

3 alternative options

Line 2 bus, line 3 tram, train  •  1 h 33 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 to Piccadilly 3
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield

$11 - $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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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 line 250 bus and line 2 tram and train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs £9 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield, including transfers.

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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 552+ hotels available in Macclesfield. Prices start at $71 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 21 min

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

Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Trafford Centre to Macclesfield every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. Manchester Community Transport also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Trafford Bar to Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Eccles to Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Trafford Bar
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Stockport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
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
Schedules at
manct.org
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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