There are 6 ways to get from Manly Beach to Chinatown by ferry, tram, 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, tram  •  32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2 Mff / ...
  2. Take the tram from Circular Quay station to Chinatown station L2 / ...

$17 - $31

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney Rd Opp Ivanhoe Park to Wynyard Station, York St, Stand M 151 / ...

$4 - $6

4 alternative options

Line 144 bus, line 430 bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 144 bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to Military Rd After Watson St 144 / ...
  2. Take the line 430 bus from Military Rd After Watson St to Pitt St Opp Barlow St 430

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manly Beach to Chinatown 15.9 km

$70 - $85

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Manly Beach to Chinatown 15.9 km

$2 - $4

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manly Beach to Chinatown 15.9 km

$41 - $46

Questions & Answers

There is widespread community transmission in Australia.
Last Updated: 3/20/2020 | Source: CDC.

Travel restrictions may apply and transportation services are subject to change. Please check before you travel.

Learn More.

The cheapest way to get from Manly Beach to Chinatown is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 16 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Manly Beach to Chinatown is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 16 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sydney Rd Opp Ivanhoe Park and arriving at Wynyard Station, York St, Stand M station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

More details

The distance between Manly Beach and Chinatown is 12 km. The road distance is 15.9 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Manly Beach to Chinatown without a car is to ferry and tram which takes 32 min and costs $16 - $35.

More details

It takes approximately 32 min to get from Manly Beach to Chinatown, including transfers.

More details

Manly Beach to Chinatown bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Sydney Rd Opp Ivanhoe Park station.

More details

Manly Beach to Chinatown bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Wynyard Station, York St, Stand M.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Manly Beach to Chinatown is 16 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Manly Beach to Chinatown.

Get driving directions

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

Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney Rd Opp Ivanhoe Park to Wynyard Station, York St, Stand M hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 40 min.

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
Tram from Circular Quay station to Chinatown station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$11 - $15
First Class
$16 - $21
Bus 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
Bus from Sydney Rd Opp Ivanhoe Park to Wynyard Station, York St, Stand M
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to Military Rd After Watson St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Military Rd After Watson St to Pitt St Opp Barlow St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Manly Fast Ferry
Sydney Ferries
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 1 to Circular Quay, Wharf 3, Side A
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
Sydney Ferries
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Manly Beach to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$41 - $46
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$41 - $46
UberX
$41 - $46
Uber Comfort
$45 - $55
Taxi
$60 - $85
Select
$55 - $70
UberXL
$60 - $70
Black
$85 - $100
Black SUV
$120 - $140
Lux
$120 - $140
Taxi from Manly Beach to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Manly Warringah Cabs
Phone
131668
Website
manlycabs.com.au

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.

More Questions & Answers

There are 2782+ hotels available in Chinatown. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

More details