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Cheap train tickets from Macclesfield to Bristol

Showing times and prices for 20 May


The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Macclesfield to Bristol is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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Train timetableMacclesfield to Bristol

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Train times from Macclesfield to Bristol

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Fastest Journey

2 h 45 m


2 h 46 m

Trains per day



203 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Macclesfield for Bristol every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Macclesfield to Bristol

distanceDistance126 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£62 (€69)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Macclesfield to Bristol cover the 126 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 41 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £35, but the average price of train tickets is £62. Travellers depart most frequently from Macclesfield and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) trains Macclesfield to Bristol

You can travel by train to Bristol from Macclesfield with CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) for as low as £208. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Macclesfield to Bristol. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Train information from Macclesfield to Bristol with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 37 min
  • Cheapest Price: £231
  • CrossCountry frequency: 16 a day

FAQs: Macclesfield to Bristol train

FAQs: Travel by train from Macclesfield to Bristol easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Macclesfield to Bristol.
Cheap train tickets from Macclesfield to Bristol can start from as little as £35 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Macclesfield to Bristol is £62; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Macclesfield to Bristol train time is 2 h 41 min   covering the 126 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Macclesfield to Bristol leaves at 08: 46. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Macclesfield to Bristol leaves at 20: 46.
There are 16 trains a day from Macclesfield to Bristol which require at least one change with CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Macclesfield to Bristol, you can count on CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3) for the best way to get you to Bristol. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Macclesfield to Bristol and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 46.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Macclesfield, which is located around 0.1 miles (232 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bristol Temple Meads, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Macclesfield to Bristol is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Bristol from Macclesfield including taking a coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Macclesfield and Bristol

Macclesfield is the most popular Macclesfield railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Macclesfield for your journey to Bristol.
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