Please only travel if essential on Sunday 3 December, services are expected to be extremely busy due to industrial action and engineering work affecting other train operators - more information

We are aware of the ASLEF Union's plans for industrial action at CrossCountry on Thursday 7 December, and action short of a strike between Friday 1 to Saturday 9 December – more information

Trains from Manchester to Macclesfield

Running 28 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

Take advantage of discounted train tickets up to 15 minutes prior to departure, when you purchase Advance tickets.

Take the train from Manchester to Macclesfield for a smooth, easy journey with comfy seats and great service. With CrossCountry, you won't just enjoy your destination when you arrive - you'll enjoy getting there too.

Buy tickets from Manchester to Macclesfield today

Why CrossCountry?

Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain. We cross more of the country than any other train company.

  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • 10% TOTUM discount

CrossCountry Trains from Manchester to Macclesfield

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Travelling to Macclesfield

  • First CrossCountry train - 07:03
  • Last CrossCountry train - 21:25

Travelling from Manchester to Macclesfield

Explore Macclesfield with CrossCountry. You'll have an easy journey on one of our trains from Manchester to Macclesfield, so you'll arrive refreshed and ready to visit family, get to work, or see the sights. Whether you stay for a day, a weekend or a week is up to you - you won't run out of things to do in Macclesfield.

Are there direct trains from Manchester to Macclesfield?

Yes, CrossCountry provides regular services connecting Manchester and Macclesfield with no need to change.

What amenities are available onboard trains from Manchester to Macclesfield?

CrossCountry makes travelling from Manchester to Macclesfield easy and comfortable, thanks to the wide range of amenities available on our trains. Choose from a variety of seating options (including table groupings ), and make use of our electric points (subject to availability), and at-seat service offering drinks and light refreshments.

Is WiFi available on trains from Manchester to Macclesfield?

Yes! Surf the web as you would at home with our free on-board WiFi on all our trains from Manchester to Macclesfield.

T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more information.

Can I reserve a seat on trains from Manchester to Macclesfield?

Reserving a seat on our trains from Manchester to Macclesfield couldn't be easier, thanks to our ten minute reservation service. This service is available on most CrossCountry services for Anytime and Off-Peak ticket holders, in both Standard and First Class. You'll find all the details on our Ten Minute Reservation page.

Where can I find cheap tickets from Manchester to Macclesfield?

We want to help you travel as cheaply as possible to connect you with the people and places you love. There are lots of ways to find cheaper tickets - from being flexible with timing to booking ahead. Keep an eye on our special offers page and check out our guide to finding cheap tickets for more tips.

Can I use my railcard on trains from Manchester to Macclesfield?

We all like to save our pennies, and railcards are the perfect way to do just that! At CrossCountry, we accept railcards on most of our services, so visit our Railcards page for further information about using your railcard on trains from Manchester to Macclesfield.


For full information about Macclesfield station, check out our station guide.

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