Want to find out more about taking the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield? Look no further.
You'll usually find 109 trains per day running between Manchester Piccadilly and Macclesfield, which usually take 27 minutes to complete the 16 miles (25 km) journey. It can take as little as 19 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. Avanti West Coast, East Midlands Railway or TransPennine Express are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield start from £2.50 when you book in advance. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard can also help you save.
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The average journey time by train between Manchester Piccadilly and Macclesfield is 27 minutes, with around 109 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield is 19 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield can start from as little as £2.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield without having to change trains. There are 109 direct trains from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield leaves at 04:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield leaves at 23:16. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield cover a distance of around 16 miles (25 km) during the journey.
If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield is right for you.
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