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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 21m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2 MFF Manly Fast Ferry / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Thornleigh Station T1 North Shore, Northern and Western Line

$7 - $12

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Line 136 bus, train  •  2h 17m

  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 North Shore, Northern and Western Line / ...

$5 - $11

4 alternative options

Line 144 bus, line 291 bus  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the line 144 bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to Pacific Hwy After Shirley Rd 144 / ...
  2. Take the line 291 bus from Pacific Hwy After Shirley Rd to Epping Station, Cambridge St, Stand B 291 / ...

$6 - $11

Taxi  •  31m

  1. Take a taxi from Manly to Thornleigh 21.1 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  31m

  1. Drive from Manly to Thornleigh 21.1 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  31m

  1. Take an Uber from Manly to Thornleigh 21.1 miles

$45 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Manly to Thornleigh is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Manly to Thornleigh is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manly to Thornleigh station. However, there are services departing from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B and arriving at The Esplanade Opp Thornleigh Station via Pacific Hwy After Shirley Rd and Epping Station, Beecroft Rd, Stand H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 53m.

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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 21m and costs $10 - $17.

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It takes approximately 1h 21m 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 Transport NSW, arrive at Epping Station, Cambridge St, Stand B.

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

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There are 1979+ hotels available in Thornleigh. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manly to Thornleigh.
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  • Distance: 13.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

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, Epping Station, Cambridge St, Stand B, and Epping Station, Beecroft Rd, Stand H in around 1h 53m.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Thornleigh Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Train from Chatswood Station to Hornsby Station
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Chatswood Station to Hornsby Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to Pacific Hwy After Shirley Rd
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Pacific Hwy After Shirley Rd to Epping Station, Cambridge St, Stand B
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Manly Wharf, East Esplanade, Stand C to Chatswood Station, Stand D
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 10 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
20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Manly Fast Ferry
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manly to Thornleigh
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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uber.com
Assist
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $60
UberX +
$55 - $70
Select
$65 - $85
UberXL
$70 - $90
Taxi
$75 - $100
Black
$95 - $120
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Lux
$130 - $170
Taxi from Manly to Thornleigh
Ave. Duration
31m
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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