Leicester to Macclesfield by train

  • First train
    05:48
  • Last train
    22:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 33m
  • Distance
    97 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Leicester to Macclesfield by train

Fast trains from Leicester to Macclesfield take around 1 hour and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 97 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Macclesfield.

1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Macclesfield?

Journeys between Leicester and Macclesfield usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Leicester to Macclesfield every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Leicester to Macclesfield?

The Leicester to Macclesfield train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Leicester to Macclesfield train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Macclesfield is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:18 and the last train is around 22:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 05:48, and the last at 22:16.

When to book Leicester to Macclesfield train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Leicester to Macclesfield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leicester and Macclesfield?

More than one train company operates on the route from Leicester to Macclesfield, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.