Friday, 15 December 2017 OpalPay now accepted on Manly Fast Ferry

OpalPay is now accepted on the Manly Fast Ferry route between Manly and Circular Quay.

Tap to pay with your Opal card on our payment device at either Circular Quay – Wharf 2 or Manly Wharf and your fare will be deducted from your Opal account.

Manly Fast Ferry now accepts Adult, Child, Concession and Senior Opal Cards.

The following fares will be charged when using OpalPay on My Fast Ferry between Circular Quay and Manly:

  • Adult: $8.70
  • Child: $5.20

Concession fares are not available. Full adult or child fares will be charged when you use OpalPay.t

Not all Opal cards are compatible with OpalPay.

  • Opal single trip tickets and non-reloadable Opal cards cannot be used with OpalPay.
  • Opal cards that do not have stored value cannot be used including School and free travel Opal cards.
  • Trips made with OpalPay do not contribute to Opal travel benefits or discounts.
  • Standard Opal fares do not apply with OpalPay.
  • OpalPay transaction limit $25, Daily limit $30, Weekly limit $200.


Thursday, 14 December 2017 Fare Increase 1 January 2018

In accordance with the Manly Fast Ferry service contract with Transport for NSW, Manly Fast Ferry fares between Circular Quay and Manly will undergo a CPI and fuel related increase as determined by the Government. The new prices will be automatically applied to all ticket sales and Smartcard usage from 1 st January 2018.

Services between Circular Quay and Manly – Variable Pricing
  • Fares are effective from 1st January 2018
  • Single and return tickets are available on all services operating directly between Circular Quay and Manly (Timetable)
  • Fare prices for commuter bulk ticket purchases are determined by the time of day and location from which you are travelling
  • Adult commuter bulk ticket prices vary between $6.86 to $7.28, and single and return ticket purchases are set at $9.10 and $18.20 respectively
  • Commuter bulk tickets can be purchased on both our MyFastFerry mobile phone app or on our Smartcard platform
  • Your Smartcard can be topped-up at any of our sales sites or vessels
  • Single and return tickets can be purchased online or from our ticket offices located at Manly Wharf, Circular Quay Wharf #2, Circular Quay Wharf #6 or Pier 26, Darling Harbour
  • OpalPay can also be used to purchase selected single tickets, pay at the gate when you board our vessels
  • Peak services operate from Manly to Circular Quay between 07:00AM and 08:30AM
  • Peak services operate from Circular Quay to Manly between 05:00PM and 07:00PM
Weekday – Between Circular Quay and Manly
  Single Tickets Return Fares Commuter Bulk Tickets
Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child
Peak $9.10 $5.20 $18.20 $10.20 $7.28 $5.40
All other Times $9.10 $5.20 $18.20 $10.20 $6.86 $5.35
Weekend and Public Holiday – Between Circular Quay and Manly
  Single Tickets Return Fares Commuter Bulk Tickets
Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child
All other Times $9.10 $5.20 $18.20 $10.20 $6.86 $5.35
Services between Manly and Darling Harbour
  • Fares are effective from 1 st January 2018
  • Single and return tickets are available for services operating between Manly and Darling Harbour
  • The Manly to Darling Harbour commuter service operates on weekdays only and has stops at Jeffrey St (North Sydney), Pyrmont Bay and Aquarium Wharf (Timetable)
  • Alternately, daytime weekday and weekend services are offered between Manly and Darling Harbour on the Sydney Harbour Eco-Hopper service (Timetable)
  • Commuter bulk tickets can be purchased on both our MyFastFerry mobile phone app or on our Smartcard platform
  • Your Smartcard can be topped-up at any of our sales sites or vessels
  • Single and return tickets can be purchased online or from our ticket offices located at Manly Wharf, Circular Quay Wharf #2, Circular Quay Wharf #6 or Pier 26, Darling Harbour
  • OpalPay can also be used to purchase selected single tickets, pay at the gate when you board our vessels
Weekdays – Between Manly and Darling Harbour
  Single Tickets Return Fares Commuter Bulk Tickets
Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child
Manly <-> Jeffrey St, North Sydney $9.10 $5.20 $18.20 $10.40 $7.00 $5.00
Manly <-> Pyrmont Bay and Aquarium Wharf $12.00 $7.00 $23.00 $13.00 $8.50 $6.00
Weekend and Public Holiday – Between Manly and Aquarium Wharf, Darling Harbour
  Single Tickets Return Fares Commuter Bulk Tickets
Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child
Manly <-> Aquarium Wharf $12.00 $7.00 $23.00 $13.00 $8.50 $6.00


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