Macclesfield to Birmingham by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 5m
  • Distance
    88 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 9m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Macclesfield to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Macclesfield to Birmingham take around 1 hour and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 88 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Macclesfield and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Macclesfield to Birmingham?

Direct trains from Macclesfield to Birmingham have been found.

We usually find around 29 direct trains on the route from Macclesfield to Birmingham every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

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

The Macclesfield to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Macclesfield around 06:48 and the last train is around 22:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Macclesfield around 06:21, and the last at 22:29.

When to book Macclesfield to Birmingham 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 Macclesfield to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Macclesfield and Birmingham?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • Virgin Trains

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

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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.

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