York to Macclesfield by train

  • First train
    06:19
  • Last train
    23:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 54m
  • Distance
    103 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    52
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 20m
  • Train operators

Travelling from York to Macclesfield by train

Fast trains from York to Macclesfield take around 1 hour and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 103 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Macclesfield.

1. Are there direct trains from York to Macclesfield?

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

We usually find around 54 departures on the route from York 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 51 departures.

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

The York to Macclesfield train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Macclesfield is usually scheduled to depart York around 06:16 and the last train is around 23:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 05:59, and the last at 22:30.

When to book York 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 York to Macclesfield by train.

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Which train companies operate between York and Macclesfield?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Macclesfield to York by train

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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.