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There are 7 ways to get from Manly Beach to Chinatown by ferry, train, 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.

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Ferry, train  •  26m

  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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Bus  •  40m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney Rd Opp Ivanhoe Park to Wynyard Station, York St, Stand M 170 / ...

$2 - $4

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Ferry  •  30m

  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  •  1h 3m

  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  •  16m

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

$35 - $45

Drive  •  16m

  1. Drive from Manly Beach to Chinatown 9.9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  16m

  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 16m.

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

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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 every day. The journey takes approximately 40m.

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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 30m.

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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 26m and costs $8 - $14.

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It takes approximately 26m 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 Sydney Rd Opp Ivanhoe Park station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manly Beach to Chinatown is 16 km. It takes approximately 16m 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: 26m

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

Transport NSW operates a bus from Manly Beach to Chinatown hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 40m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Rd Opp Ivanhoe Park to Wynyard Station, York St, Stand M
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to Military Rd At Watson St
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Military Rd At Watson St to Pitt St Opp Barlow St
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
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
20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Manly Fast Ferry
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 3 to Darling Harbour, Aquarium Wharf
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 Darling Harbour Wharf 2
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Captain Cook Cruises
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manly Beach to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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uber.com
Assist
$25 - $35
UberX
$25 - $35
UberX +
$30 - $40
Select
$35 - $50
UberXL
$35 - $50
Taxi
$40 - $60
Black
$50 - $70
Black SUV
$75 - $100
Lux
$75 - $100
Taxi from Manly Beach to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
16m
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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