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There are 6 ways to get from Kings Cross to Manly by ferry, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Ferry  •  20 min

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

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 169 bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 169 bus from Wynyard Station, Clarence St, Stand T to Manly Wharf, West Promenade, Stand J 169 / ...

$3 - $8

4 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Kings Cross Station to Town Hall Station
  2. Take the train from Town Hall Station to Circular Quay Station
  3. Take the ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 2

$5 - $11

Taxi  •  17 min

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

$35 - $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

$26 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Kings Cross to Manly is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 17 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 and arriving at Manly, Wharf 2. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Kings Cross and Manly is 10 km. The road distance is 17.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kings Cross to Manly without a car is to ferry which takes 20 min and costs $5 - $10.

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The ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 2 takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kings Cross to Manly is 17 km. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Kings Cross to Manly.

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There are 2016+ hotels available in Manly. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kings Cross to Manly.
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  • Distance: 6.3 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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

Transport NSW operates a bus from Kings Cross to Manly every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Kings Cross Station to Town Hall Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Town Hall Station to Circular Quay Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Kings Cross Station to Town Hall Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Wynyard Station, Clarence St, Stand T to Manly Wharf, West Promenade, Stand J
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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
Schedules at
manlyfastferry.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Kings Cross to Manly
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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uber.com
Assist
$26 - $35
UberX
$26 - $35
Select
$35 - $50
UberXL
$40 - $50
Taxi
$40 - $60
Black
$55 - $70
Black SUV
$75 - $100
Lux
$75 - $100
Taxi from Kings Cross to Manly
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$35 - $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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