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There are 9 ways to get from Manly to Chatsworth Island by ferry, plane, bus, train or car

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, fly to Grafton, bus  •  5h 17m

  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 - $247

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Maclean Gx244 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Maclean Civic Hall, River St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd 386

$60 - $111

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Ferry, fly to Ballina, bus  •  6h 51m

  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

$72 - $220

Ferry, fly to Coffs Harbour, bus  •  6h 39m

  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  •  7h 47m

  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

$75 - $264

Ferry, fly to Lismore, bus  •  8h 7m

  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

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to MacLean

$70 - $99

Ferry, train, bus  •  13h 43m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  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

$73 - $115

Drive  •  7h 31m

  1. Drive from Manly to Chatsworth Island 416.8 miles

$55 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Manly to Chatsworth Island is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 7h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Manly to Chatsworth Island is to ferry and fly and bus which costs $260 - $350 and takes 5h 17m.

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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 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 13h 35m and costs $95 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m 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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Yes, the driving distance between Manly to Chatsworth Island is 667 km. It takes approximately 7h 31m to drive from Manly to Chatsworth Island.

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  • Distance: 328 miles
  • Duration: 5h 17m

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 10h 10m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
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
$140 - $310
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Lismore
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
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
10h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$60 - $95
1st Class
$85 - $130
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
55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Northern Rivers Buslines
Bus from Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Northern Rivers Buslines
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Grafton Station, Coach Bay to General Store, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Coffs Harbour to MacLean
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Chatswood to MacLean
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
Premier Motor Service
Skybus
Byron Bay Express
Phone
+61 418 364 364
Email
bookings@byronbayexpress.com.au
Website
byronbayexpress.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
byronbayexpress.com.au
Book at
byronbayexpress.com.au
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
$22 - $28
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 and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Maclean
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Busways Grafton
Email
infoline@busways.com.au
Website
busways.com.au
Bus from Maclean Civic Hall, River St to General Store, Chatsworth Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Busways Grafton
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

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Regional Express offers flights from Sydney Airport to Grafton Airport.

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