There are 6 ways to get from Manly to Kensington by ferry, bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Ferry, line 396 bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2 Mff / ...
  2. Take the line 396 bus from Circular Quay, Alfred St, Stand B to UNSW, Anzac Pde 392 / ...

$9 - $15

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Ferry, tram  •  57 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2 Mff / ...
  2. Take the tram from Circular Quay station to UNSW Anzac Parade station L3

$18 - $32

Line 144 bus, line 430 bus, line 396 bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the line 144 bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to Military Rd After Watson St 144 / ...
  2. Take the line 430 bus from Military Rd After Watson St to Castlereagh St Before Bathurst St 430
  3. Take the line 396 bus from Museum Station, Elizabeth St, Stand C to UNSW, Anzac Pde 392 / ...

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manly to Kensington 21.7 km

$95 - $120

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Manly to Kensington 21.7 km

$3 - $5

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manly to Kensington 21.7 km

$50 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Manly to Kensington is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manly to Kensington is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manly to Kensington. However, there are services departing from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B and arriving at UNSW, Anzac Pde via Military Rd After Watson St and Museum Station, Elizabeth St, Stand C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Manly and Kensington is 14 km. The road distance is 21.7 km.

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The best way to get from Manly to Kensington without a car is to ferry and line 396 bus which takes 47 min and costs $8 - $16.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Manly to Kensington, including transfers.

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

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Manly to Kensington bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at UNSW, Anzac Pde station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manly to Kensington is 22 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Manly to Kensington.

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What companies run services between Manly, NSW, Australia and Kensington, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Manly to Kensington via Military Rd After Watson St, Castlereagh St Before Bathurst St, and Museum Station, Elizabeth St, Stand C in around 1h 10m.

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
Tram from Circular Quay station to UNSW Anzac Parade station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$12 - $16
First Class
$17 - $22
Bus 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
Bus from Circular Quay, Alfred St, Stand B to UNSW, Anzac Pde
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to Military Rd After Watson St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Military Rd After Watson St to Castlereagh St Before Bathurst St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Museum Station, Elizabeth St, Stand C to UNSW, Anzac Pde
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
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
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Manly to Kensington
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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Assist
$50 - $60
UberX
$50 - $60
Uber Comfort
$60 - $70
Taxi
$75 - $100
Select
$75 - $85
UberXL
$75 - $85
Black
$100 - $120
Black SUV
$150 - $170
Lux
$150 - $170
Taxi from Manly to Kensington
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Manly Warringah Cabs
Phone
131668
Website
manlycabs.com.au

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