There are 5 ways to get from Kings Cross to Manly by 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

Ferry  •  20 min

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

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Line 324 bus, ferry  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 324 bus from Kings Cross Station, Bayswater Rd, Stand D to Kent St Before Napoleon St 324 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Darling Harbour Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 3 CCDM Darling Harbour to Manly / ...

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kings Cross to Manly 10.7 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Kings Cross to Manly 10.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Kings Cross to Manly 10.7 miles

$35 - $50

What companies run services between Kings Cross, NSW, Australia and Manly, NSW, Australia?

Manly Fast Ferry operates a ferry from Kings Cross to Manly every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 20 min.

Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Kings Cross Station, Bayswater Rd, Stand D to Kent St Before Napoleon St
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $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
Captain Cook Cruises
Website
captaincook.com.au
Ferry from Darling Harbour Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 3
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
captaincook.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Kings Cross to Manly
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$28 - $40
uberX
$28 - $40
TAXI
$35 - $50
UberSELECT
$40 - $55
uberXL
$40 - $55
UberBLACK
$60 - $75
UberLUX
$85 - $110
UberSUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Kings Cross to Manly
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

How far is it from Kings Cross to Manly?

The distance between Kings Cross and Manly is 10 km. The road distance is 17 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kings Cross to Manly?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Kings Cross to Manly?

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

Is there a direct ferry between Kings Cross and Manly?

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 and arriving at Manly, Wharf 2. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Kings Cross to Manly?

The ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 2 takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.