There are 8 ways to get from Manly to Chatsworth Island by ferry, plane, bus, train or car

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Ferry, fly to Grafton, bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Grafton (GFN) SYD - GFN
  3. Take the bus from Prince St At Fitzroy St to Chatsworth Island Coach Stop, Chatsworth Rd

$258 - $335

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Bus  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to MacLean Pm12

$69 - $109

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Ferry, fly to Ballina, bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Ballina (BNK) SYD - BNK
  3. Take the bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd

$114 - $299

Ferry, fly to Lismore, bus  •  7h

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Lismore (LSY) SYD - LSY
  3. Take the bus from Lismore Airport, Bruxner Hwy to General Store, Chatsworth Rd

$248 - $485

Ferry, fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL
  3. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay
  4. Take the bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd

$110 - $393

Ferry, bus  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2 Mff / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Maclean Gx244

$111 - $198

Ferry, train, bus  •  13h 42m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2 Mff / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Grafton Station 33 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to General Store, Chatsworth Rd 143

$83 - $148

Drive  •  7h 14m

  1. Drive from Manly to Chatsworth Island 661.4 km

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Manly to Chatsworth Island is to bus which costs $65 - $110 and takes 13h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Manly to Chatsworth Island is to ferry and fly and bus which costs $250 - $340 and takes 5h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manly to Chatsworth Island. However, there are services departing from Manly Wharf, East Esplanade, Stand C and arriving at Chatsworth Island Coach Stop, Chatsworth Rd via Chatswood and McLachlan Park, River St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 35m.

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The distance between Manly and Chatsworth Island is 525 km. The road distance is 661.4 km.

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The best way to get from Manly to Chatsworth Island without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 12h 59m and costs $110 - $200.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Manly to Chatsworth Island, including transfers.

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Manly to Chatsworth Island bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Chatswood station.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Grafton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Manly to Chatsworth Island bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at MacLean station.

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What companies run services between Manly, NSW, Australia and Chatsworth Island, NSW, Australia?

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Chatswood to MacLean once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 10h 10m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Grafton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Lismore
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
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 Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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Transport NSW
Economy
$65 - $90
First Class
$90 - $120
Bus operators
Northern Rivers Buslines
Phone
02 9747 7000
Email
info@buslinesgroup.com.au
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Prince St At Fitzroy St to Chatsworth Island Coach Stop, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Northern Rivers Buslines
Bus from Lismore Airport, Bruxner Hwy to General Store, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Northern Rivers Buslines
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 Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to General Store, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
Skybus
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Byron Easybus
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Maclean
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
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Early Bird
$90 - $120
Premium
$110 - $160
Advantage
$120 - $140
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Chatswood to MacLean
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
Premier Motor Service
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manly to Chatsworth Island is 661 km. It takes approximately 7h 14m to drive from Manly to Chatsworth Island.

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Regional Express offers flights from Sydney Airport to Grafton Airport.

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There are 215+ hotels available in Chatsworth Island. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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