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There are 5 ways to get from Manly to Central Station by ferry, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Ferry, train  •  32m

  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 Central Station T3 Bankstown Line / ...

$6 - $10

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Line 144 bus, bus  •  1h 6m

  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

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  19m

  1. Take a taxi from Manly to Central Station 11.2 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  19m

  1. Drive from Manly to Central Station 11.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  19m

  1. Take an Uber from Manly to Central Station 11.2 miles

$28 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Manly to Central Station is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Manly to Central Station is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manly to Central Station. However, there are services departing from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B and arriving at Pitt St Opp Barlow St via Military Rd At Watson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 6m.

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The distance between Manly and Central Station is 12 km. The road distance is 17.9 km.

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The best way to get from Manly to Central Station without a car is to ferry and train which takes 32m and costs $8 - $14.

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It takes approximately 32m to get from Manly to Central Station, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manly to Central Station is 18 km. It takes approximately 19m to drive from Manly to Central Station.

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There are 2261+ hotels available in Central Station. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manly to Central Station.
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  • Distance: 7.3 miles
  • Duration: 32m

What companies run services between Manly, NSW, Australia and Central Station, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Manly to Central Station via Military Rd At Watson St and Pitt St Opp Barlow St in around 1h 6m.

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
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
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manly to Central Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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uber.com
Assist
$28 - $35
UberX
$28 - $35
UberX +
$30 - $45
Select
$40 - $55
UberXL
$40 - $55
Taxi
$45 - $65
Black
$55 - $75
Black SUV
$80 - $110
Lux
$80 - $110
Taxi from Manly to Central Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Estimated price
$40 - $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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