Manchester Airport to Macclesfield by train

  • First train
    05:03
  • Last train
    22:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    42m
  • Distance
    15 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    59
  • Avg. journey time
    56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester Airport to Macclesfield by train

Fast trains from Manchester Airport to Macclesfield take around 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 15 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester Airport and Macclesfield.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester Airport to Macclesfield?

Journeys between Manchester Airport and Macclesfield usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Manchester Airport to Macclesfield every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 61 departures.

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

The Manchester Airport to Macclesfield train travel time is normally about 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Macclesfield is usually scheduled to depart Manchester Airport around 05:03 and the last train is around 22:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester Airport around 07:35, and the last at 21:33.

When to book Manchester Airport 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 Manchester Airport to Macclesfield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester Airport and Macclesfield?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • 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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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.