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There are 7 ways to get from Manly Beach to Chinatown by ferry, train, bus, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Ferry, train  •  27 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2 MFF Manly Fast Ferry / ...
  2. Take the train from Circular Quay Station to Museum Station T3 Bankstown Line / ...

$6 - $10

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Line 151 night bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 151 night bus from Manly Wharf, Belgrave St, Stand H to QVB, York St, Stand E 151

$2 - $4

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Ferry  •  30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 3 to Darling Harbour Wharf 2 CCWM Manly and Watsons Bay Ferry / ...

$4 - $8

Line 144 bus, bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 144 bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to Military Rd At Watson St 144 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Military Rd At Watson St to Pitt St Opp Barlow St M30

$3 - $6

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manly Beach to Chinatown 9.9 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Manly Beach to Chinatown 9.9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manly Beach to Chinatown 9.9 miles

$25 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Manly Beach to Chinatown is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manly Beach to Chinatown is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Manly Wharf, Belgrave St, Stand H and arriving at QVB, York St, Stand E. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Manly, Wharf 3 and arriving at Darling Harbour Wharf 2. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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

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The best way to get from Manly Beach to Chinatown without a car is to ferry and train which takes 27 min and costs $8 - $14.

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It takes approximately 27 min to get from Manly Beach to Chinatown, including transfers.

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Manly Beach to Chinatown bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B station.

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Manly Beach to Chinatown bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Pitt St Opp Barlow St station.

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

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Map of how to get from Manly Beach to Chinatown.
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  • Distance: 7.3 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

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

You can take a bus from Manly Beach to Chinatown via Military Rd At Watson St in around 1 h 2 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to Military Rd At Watson St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Military Rd At Watson St to Pitt St Opp Barlow St
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Night bus from Manly Wharf, Belgrave St, Stand H to QVB, York St, Stand E
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Ferry operators
Manly Fast Ferry
Website
manlyfastferry.com.au
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
manlyfastferry.com.au
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 3 to Darling Harbour, Aquarium Wharf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
manlyfastferry.com.au
Captain Cook Cruises
Website
captaincook.com.au
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 3 to Darling Harbour Wharf 2
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
captaincook.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manly Beach to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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uber.com
Assist
$25 - $35
UberX
$25 - $35
Select
$35 - $50
UberXL
$35 - $50
Taxi
$40 - $55
Black
$50 - $70
Black SUV
$75 - $95
Lux
$75 - $95
Taxi from Manly Beach to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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There are 2006+ hotels available in Chinatown. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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