There are 7 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly by train, ferry, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from International Airport Station to Central Station T8 Airport and South Line
  2. Take the ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 2 MFF Manly Fast Ferry / ...

$20 - $23

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  29 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Manly

$11 - $90

5 alternative options

Bus, line 144 bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand B to Spit Junction, Military Rd M30
  2. Take the line 144 bus from Spit Junction B-Line, Spit Rd to Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B 144 / ...

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly 17.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly 17.4 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  29 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Manly 17.4 miles

$100 - $150

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly 17.4 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 29 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Manly is 19 km. The road distance is 27.9 km.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Manly, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly via Central Station, Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand B, Spit Junction, Military Rd, and Spit Junction B-Line, Spit Rd in around 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand B to Spit Junction, Military Rd
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Spit Junction B-Line, Spit Rd to Manly Wharf, West Esplanade, Stand B
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Ferry operators
Manly Fast Ferry
Website
manlyfastferry.com.au
Ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 2
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
manlyfastferry.com.au
Other operators
Uber Sydney
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$40 - $55
uberX
$40 - $55
UberSELECT
$60 - $75
uberXL
$60 - $80
TAXI
$65 - $80
UberBLACK
$85 - $110
UberLUX
$120 - $160
UberSUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Silver Service
Phone
+61 13 31 00
Website
silverservice.com.au
Premier Cabs
Phone
+61 13 10 17
Website
premiercabs.com.au
Jayride
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Manly
Estimated price
$11 - $90
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Manly
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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