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

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Ferry, train  •  1 h 26 min

  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 - $14

Cheapest option

Line 136 bus, train, bus  •  2 h 6 min

  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
  3. Take the bus from Hornsby Station, Stand F to Pennant Hills Rd Before Trelawney St M60 / ...

$5 - $11

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Line 144 bus, bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 144 bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to St Leonards Station, Pacific Hwy, Stand C 144 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Leonards Station, Herbert St, Stand E to Beecroft Station, Wongala Cres, Stand A Sl3

$5 - $10

Line 136 bus, bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 136 bus from Manly Wharf, East Esplanade, Stand C to Chatswood Station, Stand D 136 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand L to Hornsby Station, George St 24T1 / ...

$6 - $11

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manly to Thornleigh 21.1 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Manly to Thornleigh 21.1 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manly to Thornleigh 21.1 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

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 St Leonards Station, Herbert St, Stand E and Wongala Cres Opp Beecroft Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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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 1 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min 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 Beecroft Station, Wongala Cres, Stand A.

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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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There are 1736+ hotels available in Thornleigh. Prices start at $78 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: 1 h 26 min

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

You can take a bus from Manly to Thornleigh via St Leonards Station, Pacific Hwy, Stand C, St Leonards Station, Herbert St, Stand E, Beecroft Station, Wongala Cres, Stand A, and Wongala Cres Opp Beecroft Station in around 2 h 14 min.

Train operators
Sydney Trains
Website
sydneytrains.info
Train from Central Station to Thornleigh Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Train from Chatswood Station to Hornsby Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Thornleigh Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$2 - $4
1st Class
$3 - $6
Train from Chatswood Station to Hornsby Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Manly Wharf, East Esplanade, Stand C to Chatswood Station, Stand D
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B to St Leonards Station, Pacific Hwy, Stand C
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from St Leonards Station, Herbert St, Stand E to Beecroft Station, Wongala Cres, Stand A
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Chatswood Station, Victoria Av, Stand L to Hornsby Station, George St
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Hillsbus
Website
hillsbus.com.au
Bus from Hornsby Station, Stand F to Pennant Hills Rd Before Trelawney St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
131500.com.au
Transdev NSW
Website
transdevnsw.com.au
Bus from Hornsby Station, Stand A to Pennant Hills Rd Before Trelawney St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transdevnsw.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
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manly to Thornleigh
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $60
Select
$65 - $85
UberXL
$70 - $90
Taxi
$70 - $100
Black
$95 - $120
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Lux
$130 - $170
Taxi from Manly to Thornleigh
Ave. Duration
31 min
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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