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

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Train, ferry  •  49 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 / ...

$17 - $21

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Shuttle  •  29 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Manly

$11 - $85

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 / ...

$15 - $17

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 - $140

Uber  •  29 min

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

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly without a car is to train and ferry which takes 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly is 28 km. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly.

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There are 1926+ hotels available in Manly. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Manly.
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  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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
31 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
21 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
$5 - $7
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
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
Select
$55 - $75
UberXL
$55 - $75
Taxi
$60 - $85
Black
$80 - $100
Black SUV
$110 - $150
Lux
$110 - $150
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 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Manly
Estimated price
$100 - $140

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