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There are 7 ways to get from Manly to Lilyfield by ferry, bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Ferry, bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2 MFF Manly Fast Ferry / ...
  2. Take the bus from Circular Quay, Alfred St, Stand A to Victoria Rd Before Darling St M52 / ...

$5 - $10

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Line 144 bus, bus, line 440 bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 144 bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to Military Rd At Watson St 144 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Military Rd At Watson St to Central Station, Railway Square, Stand L M30
  3. Take the line 440 bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to Balmain Rd Opp Orange Grove Plaza 440

$4 - $9

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Ferry Captain Cook Cruises, tram  •  1 h

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 3 to Darling Harbour Wharf 2 CCDM Manly Ferry / ...
  2. Take the tram from Pyrmont Bay station to Lilyfield station L1 Dulwich Hill Line

$6 - $7

Ferry, tram via Central Station  •  1 h

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2 MFF Manly Fast Ferry / ...
  2. Take the tram from Central Station station to Lilyfield station L1 Dulwich Hill Line

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manly to Lilyfield 13.3 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Manly to Lilyfield 13.3 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manly to Lilyfield 13.3 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Manly to Lilyfield is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manly to Lilyfield is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manly to Lilyfield. However, there are services departing from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B and arriving at Balmain Rd Opp Orange Grove Plaza via Military Rd At Watson St and Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Manly and Lilyfield is 14 km. The road distance is 21.3 km.

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The best way to get from Manly to Lilyfield without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 47 min and costs $7 - $14.

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

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

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Manly to Lilyfield bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Balmain Rd Opp Orange Grove Plaza station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manly to Lilyfield is 21 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Manly to Lilyfield.

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There are 2032+ hotels available in Lilyfield. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manly to Lilyfield.
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  • Distance: 8.8 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Manly to Lilyfield via Military Rd At Watson St, Central Station, Railway Square, Stand L, and Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M in around 1 h 38 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Tram from Pyrmont Bay station to Lilyfield station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1
1st Class
$1
Tram from Central Station station to Lilyfield station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Circular Quay, Alfred St, Stand A to Victoria Rd Before Darling St
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to Military Rd At Watson St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Military Rd At Watson St to Central Station, Railway Square, Stand L
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Railway Square, Stand M to Balmain Rd Opp Orange Grove Plaza
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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
Captain Cook Cruises
Website
captaincook.com.au
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 3 to Darling Harbour Wharf 2
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
captaincook.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manly to Lilyfield
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
Select
$45 - $60
UberXL
$45 - $60
Taxi
$50 - $70
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$90 - $120
Lux
$90 - $120
Taxi from Manly to Lilyfield
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Silver Service
Phone
+61 13 31 00
Website
silverservice.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
+61 13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au

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