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

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Ferry, train  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2 Mff / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Thornleigh Station T9

$9 - $14

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Line 144 bus, bus, line 600 bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the line 144 bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to Pacific Hwy After Shirley Rd 144 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pacific Hwy After Shirley Rd to Old Northern Rd After Windsor Rd
  3. Take the line 600 bus from Old Northern Rd After Windsor Rd to Pennant Hills Rd At Terra St 600

$8 - $11

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Line 136 bus, train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the line 136 bus from Manly Wharf, East Esplanade, Stand C to Chatswood Station, Stand D 136 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chatswood Station to Hornsby Station T1 / ...

$9 - $33

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manly to Thornleigh 33.8 km

$140 - $180

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Manly to Thornleigh 33.8 km

$4 - $8

Uber  •  31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manly to Thornleigh 33.8 km

$70 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Manly to Thornleigh is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manly to Thornleigh is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manly to Thornleigh. However, there are services departing from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B and arriving at Pennant Hills Rd At Terra St via Pacific Hwy After Shirley Rd and Old Northern Rd After Windsor Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 15m.

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The distance between Manly and Thornleigh is 21 km. The road distance is 33.8 km.

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The best way to get from Manly to Thornleigh without a car is to ferry and train which takes 1h 19m and costs $8 - $15.

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It takes approximately 1h 19m to get from Manly to Thornleigh, including transfers.

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

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Manly to Thornleigh bus services, operated by Hillsbus, arrive at Pennant Hills Rd At Terra St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manly to Thornleigh is 34 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Manly to Thornleigh.

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  • Distance: 21.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 19m

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

You can take a bus from Manly to Thornleigh via Pacific Hwy After Shirley Rd and Old Northern Rd After Windsor Rd in around 2h 15m.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Thornleigh Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Train from Chatswood Station to Hornsby Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
Transport NSW
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
Train from Chatswood Station to Hornsby Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$12 - $17
First Class
$17 - $23
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 Manly Wharf, East Esplanade, Stand C to Chatswood Station, Stand D
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to Pacific Hwy After Shirley Rd
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Hillsbus
Phone
(02) 9890 0000
Email
customer.service@cdcbus.com.au
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from Pacific Hwy After Shirley Rd to Old Northern Rd After Windsor Rd
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Hillsbus
Bus from Old Northern Rd After Windsor Rd to Pennant Hills Rd At Terra St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Website
Hillsbus
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 Thornleigh
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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Assist
$70 - $85
UberX
$70 - $85
Uber Comfort
$85 - $100
Taxi
$100 - $140
Select
$100 - $120
UberXL
$110 - $130
Black
$150 - $170
Black SUV
$210 - $240
Lux
$210 - $240
Taxi from Manly to Thornleigh
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Manly Warringah Cabs
Phone
131668
Website
manlycabs.com.au

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