There are 4 ways to get from Sydney to Ettalong Beach by train, bus, ferry or car

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Train  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Woy Woy Station Ccn

$20 - $36

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Bus  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand D to Woy Woy Station, Stand E 54Cn

$14 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Wynyard Station, Carrington St, Stand C to Palm Beach Wharf, Barrenjoey Rd 190X
  2. Take the ferry from Palm Beach Wharf to Ettalong Wharf WagE

$17 - $23

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Sydney to Ettalong Beach 84.1 km

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Ettalong Beach is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Ettalong Beach is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney station to Ettalong Beach. However, there are services departing from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand D and arriving at Ettalong Public School, Uligandi St via Woy Woy Station, Stand C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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The distance between Sydney and Ettalong Beach is 41 km. The road distance is 84.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Ettalong Beach without a car is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs $20 - $40.

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It takes approximately 1h 31m to get from Sydney to Ettalong Beach, including transfers.

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Sydney to Ettalong Beach bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand D.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Ettalong Beach is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs $20 - $40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $14 - $20 and takes 2h 17m.

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Sydney to Ettalong Beach bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Woy Woy Station, Stand E.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Ettalong Beach is 84 km. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Sydney to Ettalong Beach.

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  • Distance: 40.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 31m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Ettalong Beach, NSW, Australia?

Transport NSW operates a train from Central Station to Woy Woy Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $17 - $35 and the journey takes 1h 14m. Alternatively, Transport NSW operates a bus from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand D to Woy Woy Station, Stand E hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 2h.

Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

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Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Woy Woy Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$17 - $23
First Class
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Central Station, Eddy Av, Stand D to Woy Woy Station, Stand E
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Wynyard Station, Carrington St, Stand C to Palm Beach Wharf, Barrenjoey Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Ferry operators
Palm Beach Ferry Service
Phone
+61 2 9556 9200
Email
info@fantasea.com.au
Website
fantasea.com.au
Ferry from Palm Beach Wharf to Ettalong Wharf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Palm Beach Ferry Service

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