There are 10 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach by bus, train, ferry, 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

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Wynyard Station, Carrington St, Stand C to Carreel Head Rd At Burrawong Rd E88 / ...

$17 - $21

Cheapest option

Line 420 bus, bus, line 197 bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 420 bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E 420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E to Macquarie Park Station, Lane Cove Rd, Stand B M41
  3. Take the line 197 bus from Macquarie Park Station, Waterloo Rd, Stand F to Pittwater Place Shopping Centre, Park St 197

$9 - $15

8 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hawkesbury River Station Central Coast and Newcastle Line

$147 - $190

Ferry, line 199 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Circular Quay, Wharf 2 to Manly, Wharf 2 MFF Manly Fast Ferry / ...
  2. Take the line 199 bus from Manly Wharf, Belgrave St, Stand G to Barrenjoey Rd Opp Surf Rd 199

$21 - $27

Bus, line 199 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand B to Spit Junction, Military Rd M30
  2. Take the bus from Spit Junction B-Line, Spit Rd to Mona Vale B-Line, Barrenjoey Rd B1
  3. Take the line 199 bus from Mona Vale B-Line, Barrenjoey Rd to Barrenjoey Rd Opp Surf Rd 199 / ...

$18 - $22

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach 31.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach 31.9 miles

$4 - $7

Shuttle  •  54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sydney Airport to Whale Beach

$11 - $85

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from Sydney Airport to Whale Beach 31.9 miles

$130 - $180

Uber  •  54 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach 31.9 miles

$65 - $85

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach. However, there are services departing from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International and arriving at Barrenjoey Rd Opp Surf Rd via Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E, Macquarie Park Station, Waterloo Rd, Stand F and Mona Vale B-Line, Barrenjoey Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Whale Beach is 39 km. The road distance is 51 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach, including transfers.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International station.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach is to bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 49 min.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach bus services, operated by Forest Coach Lines, arrive at Pittwater Place Shopping Centre, Park St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach is 51 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach.

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There are 164+ hotels available in Whale Beach. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach.
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  • Distance: 24.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a train from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Hawkesbury River Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Wynyard Station, Carrington St, Stand C to Carreel Head Rd At Burrawong Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Manly Wharf, Belgrave St, Stand G to Barrenjoey Rd Opp Surf Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tp.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 Mona Vale B-Line, Barrenjoey Rd
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Mona Vale B-Line, Barrenjoey Rd to Barrenjoey Rd Opp Surf Rd
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Sydney Airport, Terminal 1 International to Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Burwood Station, Burwood Rd, Stand E to Macquarie Park Station, Lane Cove Rd, Stand B
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Forest Coach Lines
Website
forestcoachlines.com.au
Bus from Macquarie Park Station, Waterloo Rd, Stand F to Pittwater Place Shopping Centre, Park St
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
forestcoachlines.com.au
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 Whale Beach
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$65 - $85
UberX
$65 - $85
Select
$95 - $130
UberXL
$100 - $130
Taxi
$100 - $150
Black
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$190 - $240
Lux
$190 - $240
Taxi from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Whale Beach
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Sydney Airport to Whale Beach
Estimated price
$11 - $85
Towncar from Sydney Airport to Whale Beach
Estimated price
$130 - $180

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