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Macclesfield to Edinburgh by train
Fastest journey3hr 45m
Trains per day34
Avg. journey time4hr 59m
Travelling from Macclesfield to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Macclesfield to Edinburgh take around 3 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 307 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Macclesfield and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Macclesfield to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Macclesfield and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Macclesfield to Edinburgh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Macclesfield to Edinburgh?
The Macclesfield to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Macclesfield to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Macclesfield around 06:17 and the last train is around 23:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Macclesfield around 06:16, and the last at 23:50.
When to book Macclesfield to Edinburgh 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 Macclesfield to Edinburgh by train.
Which train companies operate between Macclesfield and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Macclesfield to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London Midland
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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