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

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Recommended option

Ferry, train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. MFF Manly Fast Ferry
  2. South Coast Line

$15 - $23

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. 60.1 miles

$8 - $13

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

There is no direct connection from Manly to Wollongong. However, you can take the ferry to Circular Quay, Wharf 2, take the walk to Circular Quay Station, take the train to Central Station, then take the train to Wollongong Station. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Wollongong.

Train operators
Transport NSW
131 500
Train from Central Station to Wollongong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $16
Ferry operators
Manly Fast Ferry
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
Ave. Duration
20 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manly and Wollongong is 78 km. The road distance is 96 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manly to Wollongong is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Manly to Wollongong is to drive which takes 1 h 22 min and costs $11 - $17.

It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Manly to Wollongong, including transfers.