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There are 5 ways to get from Central Station to Manly Beach by train, ferry, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, ferry  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Circular Quay Station T3 Bankstown Line / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 2 MFF Manly Fast Ferry / ...

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus, line 144 bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand B to Neutral Bay Junction, Military Rd, Stand E M30
  2. Take the line 144 bus from Neutral Bay Junction, Military Rd, Stand E to Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B 144 / ...

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Central Station to Manly Beach 10.3 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Central Station to Manly Beach 10.3 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Central Station to Manly Beach 10.3 miles

$25 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Central Station to Manly Beach is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Central Station to Manly Beach is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Central Station station to Manly Beach. However, there are services departing from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand B and arriving at Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B via Neutral Bay Junction, Military Rd, Stand E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Central Station and Manly Beach is 12 km. The road distance is 16.5 km.

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The best way to get from Central Station to Manly Beach without a car is to train and ferry which takes 39 min and costs $8 - $14.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Central Station to Manly Beach, including transfers.

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Central Station to Manly Beach bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand B.

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Central Station to Manly Beach bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Central Station to Manly Beach is 16 km. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Central Station to Manly Beach.

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There are 2083+ hotels available in Manly Beach. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Central Station to Manly Beach.
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  • Distance: 7.4 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Central Station, NSW, Australia and Manly Beach, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Central Station to Manly Beach via Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand B and Neutral Bay Junction, Military Rd, Stand E in around 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand B to Neutral Bay Junction, Military Rd, Stand E
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Neutral Bay Junction, Military Rd, Stand E to Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Ferry operators
Manly Fast Ferry
Phone
02 9583 1199
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 - $7
Website
Manly Fast Ferry
Sydney Ferries
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Central Station to Manly Beach
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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uber.com
Assist
$25 - $35
UberX
$25 - $35
Select
$35 - $50
UberXL
$35 - $50
Taxi
$40 - $60
Black
$50 - $70
Black SUV
$75 - $100
Lux
$75 - $100
Taxi from Central Station to Manly Beach
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Silver Service
Phone
+61 13 31 00
Website
silverservice.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
+61 13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au

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