Duration 7 min
Distance 3 km
Average price $11
Possible routes 5 found

Sydney to Balmain

Rome2rio has found 5 ways to get from Sydney to Balmain by bus, ferry, taxi, car and walk. We recommend taking the bus from QVB, York St, Stand B to Darling St At Mort St, which is the cheapest option and takes around 11 min.

Recommended route

Line 442 bus

  1. QVB, York St, Stand B
    442
  2. Balmain
11 min
Cheapest
$3 - $4
Alternative routes

Ferry

  1. Circular Quay, Wharf 5
    F3 / ...
  2. Balmain
12 min
$5 - $10

Taxi

  1. Sydney
    6 km
  2. Balmain
Fastest
7 min
$18 - $22

Uber

  1. Sydney
    6 km
  2. Balmain
7 min
$23 - $26

Walk

  1. Sydney
    5 km
  2. Balmain
1h 3m

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Sydney to Balmain? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Balmain is to line 442 bus which costs $3 - $4 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Balmain is to taxi which costs $18 - $22 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from QVB, York St, Stand B and arriving at Darling St At Mort St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Circular Quay, Wharf 5 and arriving at Balmain Wharf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Balmain is 3 km.

The best way to get from Sydney to Balmain without a car is to line 442 bus which takes 11 min and costs $3 - $4.

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The line 442 bus from QVB, York St, Stand B to Darling St At Mort St takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Sydney to Balmain bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from QVB, York St, Stand B station.

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Sydney to Balmain bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Darling St At Mort St station.

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There are 1784+ hotels available in Balmain. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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How to travel from Sydney to Balmain

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Sydney to Balmain right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Sydney and Balmain?

Transport NSW operates a bus from Sydney to Balmain every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 11 min.
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Ferry operators
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Other operators
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22

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