How to get to Cardiff from Macclesfield

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from Macclesfield to Cardiff

How to get to Cardiff from Macclesfield by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Macclesfield to Cardiff is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

CrossCountry
12:063h29
Macclesfield
15:35Cardiff
£1461One-way
1 change
Cheapest
CrossCountry
12:063h29
Macclesfield
15:35Cardiff
£1461One-way
1 change
Fastest
CrossCountry
10:273h09
Macclesfield
13:36Cardiff
£2691One-way
1 change
Other options
CrossCountry
08:063h43
Macclesfield
11:49Cardiff
£1461One-way
1 change
CrossCountry
10:063h43
Macclesfield
13:49Cardiff
£1461One-way
1 change
CrossCountry
11:063h43
Macclesfield
14:49Cardiff
£1461One-way
1 change

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25 May
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26 May
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27 May
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28 May
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29 May
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30 May
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31 May

Travel Information from Macclesfield to Cardiff

distanceDistance130 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£26 - £145
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £26 • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £145 • 3 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or CrossCountry

Travel 130 miles by train or coach from Macclesfield to Cardiff. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus or CrossCountry among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Macclesfield to Cardiff.

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Find the best journey to Cardiff from Macclesfield with CrossCountry. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most popular route has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Macclesfield and Cardiff. 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.

    FAQs: Macclesfield to Cardiff

    FAQs: Travel 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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    There are 2 travel options from Macclesfield to Cardiff: train or coach.

    The cheapest way to go to Cardiff from Macclesfield is by taking a coach, which costs on average £26.

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Macclesfield to Cardiff:

    A coach is £119 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Macclesfield to Cardiff costing on average £145.

    The fastest way from Macclesfield to Cardiff is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 9 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Cardiff that take longer:

    Coach takes 4 h 40 min on average.

    Cardiff is approximately 130 miles away from Macclesfield.

    The average frequency per day from Macclesfield to Cardiff is:

    • 1 coach per day.
    • Around 25 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Cardiff from Macclesfield as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Macclesfield to Cardiff:

    • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Macclesfield to Cardiff depart from Macclesfield, Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
    • Most travellers catch their train from Macclesfield and arrive in Cardiff Central.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Macclesfield to Cardiff:

    • You can go to Cardiff from Macclesfield by coach with Megabus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £26 with Megabus from Macclesfield to Cardiff on Omio.
    • You can travel from Macclesfield to Cardiff by train with CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £145 with CrossCountry from Macclesfield to Cardiff.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Macclesfield to Cardiff with the following travel companies:

    • You can find 1 direct coach per day to Cardiff with Megabus.

    Direct services to Cardiff tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Many of our customers travelling from Macclesfield to Cardiff don't make Cardiff their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your Macclesfield and Cardiff trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cardiff to any of these top destinations today!

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