There are 6 ways to get from Manly to Kingscliff by ferry, plane, bus, train, night bus 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 Gold Coast, line 603 bus  •  4 h 33 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 line 603 bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Kingscliff Coach Stop, Pearl St

$57 - $229

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Ferry, fly to Brisbane, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE) SYD - BNE
  3. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2

$84 - $264

Ferry, fly to Ballina, bus  •  6 h 58 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 Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Kingscliff Coach Stop, Pearl St

$68 - $214

Ferry, train, night bus  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Casino Station 31 / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Kingscliff Coach Stop, Pearl St 163

$85 - $134

Bus  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to Tweed Heads

$96 - $129

Drive  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Manly to Kingscliff 512.6 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manly to Kingscliff. However, there are services departing from Manly Wharf, East Esplanade, Stand C and arriving at Kingscliff Coach Stop, Pearl St via Chatswood and Tweed Mall, Wharf St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 15 min.

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The distance between Manly and Kingscliff is 654 km. The road distance is 820.2 km.

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The best way to get from Manly to Kingscliff without a car is to ferry and train and night bus which takes 16 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Manly to Kingscliff, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Gold Coast Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Manly to Kingscliff bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Tweed Heads station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manly to Kingscliff is 820 km. It takes approximately 9 h 15 min to drive from Manly to Kingscliff.

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Qantas, Tigerair Australia, Jetstar and Virgin Australia offer flights from Sydney Airport to Gold Coast Airport.

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There are 241+ hotels available in Kingscliff. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manly to Kingscliff.
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  • Distance: 408.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

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

Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Manly to Kingscliff once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $120 and the journey takes 15 h 10 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
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
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Ballina
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$16 - $20
Standard
$18 - $24
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$70 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Surfside Buslines
Website
surfside.com.au
Bus from Tweed Mall, Wharf St to Kingscliff Coach Stop, Pearl St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
surfside.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Kingscliff Coach Stop, Pearl St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Kingscliff Coach Stop, Pearl St
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Chatswood to Tweed Heads
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
premierms.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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