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  •  5 h 18 min

  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

$186 - $249

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Bus  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to MacLean

$70 - $99

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Ferry, fly to Ballina, bus  •  6 h 52 min

  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

$73 - $220

Ferry, fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) SYD - CFS
  3. Take the bus from Coffs Harbour to MacLean

$82 - $236

Ferry, fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  7 h 59 min

  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 Visitor Centre
  4. Take the bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd

$85 - $264

Ferry, fly to Lismore, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  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 Transit Centre, Molesworth St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd

$149 - $314

Ferry, train, bus  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Grafton Station 31 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to General Store, Chatsworth Rd 143

$73 - $115

Drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Manly to Chatsworth Island 416.8 miles

$55 - $90

Questions & Answers

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 13 h 35 min.

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The distance between Manly and Chatsworth Island is 525 km. The road distance is 666.9 km.

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The best way to get from Manly to Chatsworth Island without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min 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 1 h 25 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manly to Chatsworth Island is 667 km. It takes approximately 7 h 31 min 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 113+ hotels available in Chatsworth Island. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manly to Chatsworth Island.
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  • Distance: 328 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Manly to Chatsworth Island once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Grafton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Lismore
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $95
1st Class
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Prince St At Fitzroy St to Chatsworth Island Coach Stop, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to General Store, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to MacLean
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Chatswood to MacLean
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
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

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