There are 5 ways to get from Hornsby 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  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Wynyard Station T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 2 MFF Manly Fast Ferry / ...

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Train, line 144 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Hornsby Station to Chatswood Station T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line / ...
  2. Take the line 144 bus from Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand F to Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B 144 / ...

$3 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hornsby to Manly Beach 18.5 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Hornsby to Manly Beach 18.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hornsby to Manly Beach 18.5 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hornsby to Manly Beach is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hornsby to Manly Beach is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 29 min.

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The distance between Hornsby and Manly Beach is 20 km. The road distance is 29.6 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Hornsby to Manly Beach, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Hornsby to Manly Beach. However, you can take the train to Wynyard Station, take the train to Circular Quay Station, take the walk to Circular Quay, Wharf 2, then take the ferry to Manly, Wharf 2. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hornsby to Manly Beach via Chatswood Station and Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand F in around 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Website
sydneytrains.info
Train from Hornsby Station to Wynyard Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Hornsby Station to Chatswood Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Hornsby Station to Wynyard Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$2 - $4
1st Class
$3 - $5
Train from Hornsby Station to Chatswood Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand F to Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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 - $8
Schedules at
manlyfastferry.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hornsby to Manly Beach
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$40 - $55
uberX
$40 - $55
UberSELECT
$60 - $80
uberXL
$65 - $85
TAXI
$65 - $85
UberBLACK
$90 - $120
UberLUX
$120 - $160
UberSUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Hornsby to Manly Beach
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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