There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Manly by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 2 to Manly, platform 2 Shcl / ...

$3 - $5

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Line 220 bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 220 bus from Queen Street, 1B to Manly Rd at Whites Road 220 / ...

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brisbane to Manly 12.5 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Manly 12.5 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brisbane to Manly 12.5 miles

$24 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Queen Street, 1B and arriving at Manly Rd at Whites Road. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central, platform 2 and arriving at Manly, platform 2. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Manly is 16 km. The road distance is 19.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Manly without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs .

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The train from Central, platform 2 to Manly, platform 2 takes 43 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Brisbane to Manly bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, depart from Queen Street, 1B station.

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Brisbane to Manly train services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, depart from Central, platform 2 station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Manly is to train which takes 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 220 bus, which costs and takes 48 min.

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Brisbane to Manly bus services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Manly Rd at Whites Road station.

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Brisbane to Manly train services, operated by TRANSLink QLD, arrive at Manly, platform 2 station.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Manly.
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  • Distance: 9.7 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Manly, QLD, Australia?

TRANSLink QLD operates a train from Brisbane to Manly every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, TRANSLink QLD operates a bus from Brisbane to Manly hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 2 to Manly, platform 2
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
TRANSLink QLD
Other operators
Uber Brisbane
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brisbane to Manly
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$24 - $35
UberX
$24 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$40 - $55
Taxi from Brisbane to Manly
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Black & White Cabs
Phone
+61 13 32 22
Website
blackandwhitecabs.com.au
Yellow Cab Co
Phone
+61 13 19 24
Website
yellowcab.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Manly is 20 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Brisbane to Manly.

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There are 610+ hotels available in Manly. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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