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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  45 min

  1. T3 Bankstown Line / ...
  2. MFF Manly Fast Ferry / ...

$6 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus, line 144 bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. M30
  2. 144 / ...

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. 10.3 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  17 min

  1. 10.3 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. 10.3 miles

$35 - $45

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, Spit Junction, Military Rd, and Spit Junction B-Line, Spit Rd in around 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Circular Quay Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand B to Spit Junction, Military Rd
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Spit Junction B-Line, Spit Rd to Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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
$6 - $9
Schedules at
manlyfastferry.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Central Station to Manly Beach
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$27 - $35
uberX
$27 - $35
TAXI
$35 - $45
UberSELECT
$35 - $50
uberXL
$40 - $55
UberBLACK
$55 - $75
UberLUX
$80 - $110
UberSUV
$80 - $110
Taxi from Central Station to Manly Beach
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Central Station and Manly Beach is 12 km. The road distance is 16 km.

The cheapest way to get from Central Station to Manly Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 17 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Central 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 Spit Junction B-Line, Spit Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 45 min to get from Central Station to Manly Beach, including transfers.

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