There are 5 ways to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Manly by plane, ferry, bus, train or car

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Fly, ferry  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Sydney (SYD) CBR - SYD
  2. Take the ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 2

$109 - $238

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Bus Murrays Coaches, ferry  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  2. Take the ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 2 MFF Manly Fast Ferry / ...

$29 - $55

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Bus Greyhound Australia, ferry  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Central Station Gx203
  2. Take the ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 2 MFF Manly Fast Ferry / ...

$31 - $57

Train, ferry  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Canberra Station to Central Station 634 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 2 MFF Manly Fast Ferry / ...

$37 - $54

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Manly 187.3 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Manly is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Manly is to fly and ferry which costs $140 - $330 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) and Manly is 255 km. The road distance is 299.7 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Manly without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 5 h 3 min and costs $40 - $80.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Manly, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Canberra Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canberra Airport (CBR) to Manly is 300 km. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Manly.

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Qatar Airways, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Canberra Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 1893+ hotels available in Manly. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Manly.
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  • Distance: 159.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

What companies run services between Canberra Airport (CBR), Australia and Manly, NSW, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Manly. However, you can fly to Sydney, take the walk to International Airport Station, take the train to Central Station, take the train to Circular Quay Station, take the walk to Circular Quay, Wharf 2, then take the ferry to Manly. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Canberra Airport (CBR) to Manly via Central Station, Circular Quay Station, and Circular Quay, Wharf 2 in around 5 h 3 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Canberra Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra Airport to Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Ferry operators
Manly Fast Ferry
Website
manlyfastferry.com.au
Ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 2
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
manlyfastferry.com.au

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