There are 3 ways to get from Darling Harbour to Sydney Opera House by ferry, taxi or foot

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Ferry  •  37 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pyrmont Bay Wharf to Circular Quay, Wharf 2 F4 Cross Harbour / ...

$3 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darling Harbour to Sydney Opera House 1.4 miles

$7 - $10

Walk  •  38 min

  1. Walk from Darling Harbour to Sydney Opera House 1.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Darling Harbour to Sydney Opera House is to ferry which costs $5 - $9 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darling Harbour to Sydney Opera House is to taxi which costs $10 - $13 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Pyrmont Bay Wharf and arriving at Circular Quay, Wharf 2. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Darling Harbour and Sydney Opera House is 2 km.

The best way to get from Darling Harbour to Sydney Opera House without a car is to ferry which takes 37 min and costs $5 - $9.

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The ferry from Pyrmont Bay Wharf to Circular Quay, Wharf 2 takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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There are 1958+ hotels available in Sydney Opera House. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Darling Harbour to Sydney Opera House.
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  • Distance: 1.2 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between Darling Harbour, NSW, Australia and Sydney Opera House, NSW, Australia?

Sydney Ferries operates a ferry from Darling Harbour to Sydney Opera House every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 27 min. Manly Fast Ferry also services this route twice daily.

Ferry operators
Sydney Ferries
Website
sydneytrains.info
Ferry from Pyrmont Bay Wharf to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Manly Fast Ferry
Website
manlyfastferry.com.au
Ferry from Pyrmont Bay Wharf to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
manlyfastferry.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Darling Harbour to Sydney Opera House
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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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