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There are 2 ways to get from Manly to Wamberal by ferry, train or car

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Ferry, train  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 1 to Circular Quay, Wharf 3, Side A F1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Gosford Station Ccn

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Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Manly to Wamberal 90.6 km

Manly to Wamberal by ferry, train and bus

The journey time between Manly and Wamberal is around 2h 38m and covers a distance of around 109 km. This includes an average layover time of around 16 min. Operated by Sydney Ferries, Manly Fast Ferry, Captain Cook Cruises and others, the Manly to Wamberal service departs from Manly, Wharf 1 and arrives in Central Coast Hwy opp Ocean View Rd. Typically 588 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

588 Weekly Services
2h 38m Average Duration
$18 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Manly to Wamberal is to drive, which costs $16 - $24 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Manly to Wamberal is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 1h 15m.

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The distance between Manly and Wamberal is 43 km. The road distance is 90.6 km.

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The best way to get from Manly to Wamberal without a car is to ferry and train which takes 2h 38m and costs $17 - $30.

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It takes approximately 2h 38m to get from Manly to Wamberal, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manly to Wamberal is 91 km. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Manly to Wamberal.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Wamberal. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manly to Wamberal.
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  • Distance: 43.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 38m

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

There is no direct connection from Manly to Wamberal. However, you can take the ferry to Circular Quay, Wharf 3, Side A, take the walk to Circular Quay Station, take the train to Central Station, take the train to Gosford Station, take the walk to Gosford Station, Stand B, then take the line 21 bus to Central Coast Hwy opp Ocean View Rd. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Wamberal.

Train operators
Transport for 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 Central Station to Gosford Station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$6 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$7 - $11
Ferry operators
Manly Fast Ferry
Phone
1800 326 822
Email
info@myfastferry.com.au
Website
myfastferry.com.au
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2, Side A
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Manly Fast Ferry
Captain Cook Cruises
Phone
+61 2 9206 1111
Email
sydney@captaincook.com.au
Website
captaincook.com.au
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 3 to Circular Quay, Wharf 6, Side B
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Captain Cook Cruises

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