Information for ferry passengers

Ferries in NSW are operated by both State Government and privately-owned service providers.

  • Sydney Ferries is operated by Harbour City Ferries (a partnership between Veolia Transdev and Transfield Services) under the State Government's franchise model.
  • Stockton Ferries is operated by the State Transit Authority, operating between Stockton and Queens wharves in Newcastle.
  • Privately-owned ferry companies provide services throughout NSW through a service contract with Transport for NSW under the Passenger Transport Act 1990.

Fares and timetables

  • Visit the Transport Info website Link to external site for Sydney Ferries and Newcastle ferry services fares, timetable, trip planning, route map and major event information.
    Alternatively, call Transport Info on 131500.
  • Information about private ferry services can be obtained directly from the relevant private ferry operator.

Complaints and feedback

  • Submit your feedback online Link to external site to provide your comments on Sydney Ferries and Newcastle ferry services.
    Alternatively, call Transport Info on 131500.
  • Feedback about private ferry services can be made directly to the relevant private ferry operator.

Comments on the fast ferry services between Manly and Circular Quay

Transport for NSW is inviting comments on the fast ferry service between Manly and Circular Quay until 19 November.

Names and contact details of private ferry operators

Operator Service Phone Email / Web
Central Coast Ferries

Woy Woy to Empire Bay

Empire Bay to Ettalong

(02) 4363 1311

info@centralcoastferries.com.au

Central Coast Ferries Link to external site

Church Point Ferry Service Church Point to Scotland Island (02) 9999 3492

info@churchpointferryservice.com

Church Point to Scotland Island Link to external site

Clarence River Ferries Iluka to Yamba (02) 6646 6423 Clarence River Ferries Link to external site
Cronulla and National Park Ferry Service Cronulla to Bundeena (02) 9523 2990

info@cronullaferries.com.au

Cronulla Ferries Link to external site

Brooklyn Ferry Service Brooklyn to Dangar Island 0448 101016 info@brooklynferryservice.com.au
Matilda Cruises

Circular Quay to Darling Harbour

Circular Quay to Lane Cove

(02) 9264 7377

info@matilda.com.au

Matilda Cruises Link to external site

Palm Beach Ferry Service

Palm Beach to Mackerel Beach and the Basin

Palm Beach to Ettalong and Wagstaff

(02) 9974 2411

info@palmbeachferry.com.au

Palm Beach Ferry service Link to external site

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