Travel within Australia is: Partially open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in ?

Book now

There are 5 ways to get from Manly Beach to Blue Mountains by ferry, train, bus or car

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, train

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 1 to Circular Quay, Wharf 3, Side B
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Blackheath Station

4 alternative options

Ferry, train via Strathfield Station

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 1 to Circular Quay, Wharf 3, Side B
  2. Take the train from Strathfield Station to Blackheath Station

Ferry, train via Parramatta Station

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 1 to Circular Quay, Wharf 3, Side B
  2. Take the train from Circular Quay Station to Parramatta Station
  3. Take the train from Parramatta Station to Blackheath Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Katoomba

Drive

  1. Drive from Manly Beach to Blue Mountains
Manly Beach → Blue Mountains
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in Australia

1.5m

Regional advice

Regional advice

Travel within Australia

Regional restriction measures in place
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in Australia

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800 020 080

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Australia.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blue Mountains is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Blue Mountains is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Blue Mountains is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Last updated: 20 Jan 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Department of Home Affairs.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manly Beach to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 1h 43m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Manly Beach to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 1h 43m.

More details

The distance between Manly Beach and Blue Mountains is 88 km. The road distance is 118.1 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Manly Beach to Blue Mountains without a car is to ferry and train which takes 3h 27m and costs $85 - $120.

More details

It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Manly Beach to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Manly Beach to Blue Mountains is 118 km. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Manly Beach to Blue Mountains.

Get driving directions

There are 145+ hotels available in Blue Mountains. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Manly Beach to Blue Mountains.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 87.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 27m

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

Australia Wide Coaches operates a bus from Sydney to Katoomba once daily, and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $13
Train from Strathfield Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $10
Opal single trip ticket
$9 - $12
Train from Parramatta Station to Blackheath Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$7 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$8 - $11
Sydney Trains
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Circular Quay Station to Parramatta Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Adult one-way
$3 - $7
Bus operators
Australia Wide Coaches
Phone
02 9516 1300
Email
info@austwidecoaches.com.au
Website
austwidecoaches.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Katoomba
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
austwidecoaches.com.au
Ferry operators
Manly Fast Ferry
Phone
02 9583 1199
Website
manlyfastferry.com.au
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Manly Fast Ferry
Captain Cook Cruises
Phone
+61 2 9206 1111
Email
sydney@captaincook.com.au
Website
captaincook.com.au
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 3 to Circular Quay, Wharf 6
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Captain Cook Cruises

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.