Macclesfield to Cardiff train

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Overview: Train from Macclesfield to Cardiff

distanceDistance130 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£221 (€246)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry or Virgin Trains

Trains from Macclesfield to Cardiff cover the 130 miles long route taking on average 3 h 9 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £221, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £146. Travellers depart most frequently from Macclesfield and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Virgin Trains trains Macclesfield to Cardiff

Buy your official CrossCountry and Virgin Trains train tickets from Macclesfield to Cardiff from £147 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Macclesfield to Cardiff train information:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 42 min
  • Cheapest Price: £168
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Macclesfield to Cardiff train

FAQs: Travel by train from Macclesfield to Cardiff 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 Cardiff.
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Cheap train tickets from Macclesfield to Cardiff can start from as little as £146 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Macclesfield to Cardiff is £221; 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 Cardiff train time is 3 h 9 min   covering the 130 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Macclesfield to Cardiff leaves at 07: 06. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Macclesfield to Cardiff leaves at 22: 26.
There are 25 trains a day from Macclesfield to Cardiff which require at least one change with CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Macclesfield to Cardiff, you can count on CrossCountry or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Cardiff from Macclesfield and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 26.

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 Cardiff Central, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Macclesfield and Cardiff including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Macclesfield and Cardiff

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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 Cardiff.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off on station forecourt.

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