Neutral Bay ferry services

Neutral Bay ferry services (numbered F5) is a commuter ferry route in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Part of the Sydney Ferries network, it serves several Lower North Shore suburbs around Neutral Bay.

F5 Neutral Bay
LocaleSydney
Transit typeCommuter ferry
FleetFirst Fleet
OwnerSydney Ferries
OperatorHarbour City Ferries
No. of terminals5

Services begin on the southern side of Sydney Harbour at Circular Quay, then head northeast to Kirribilli. From there, services proceed in a loop, stopping at North Sydney, Neutral Bay and Kurraba Point. The journey is completed by returning to Kirribilli and Circular Quay. Services operate every half an hour on weekdays and every hour at night and on weekends.[1]

Wharves

Circular Quay

Circular Quay wharf is located at the northern end of the Sydney central business district. The locality of Circular Quay is a major Sydney transport hub, with a large ferry, rail and bus interchange.

Kirribilli

Transfer
269 bus route[2]
Location
33°50′57.79″S 151°13′12.96″E

Kirribilli ferry wharf is located near Holbrook Avenue in Kirribilli. It consists of a single wharf.

North Sydney

Transfer
None
Location
33°50′42″S 151°13′07″E

North Sydney ferry wharf (also known as High Street wharf[3]) is located at the end of High Street, North Sydney and serves the eastern part of the suburb. It consists of a single wharf.

Neutral Bay

Transfer
225 bus route[4]
Location
33°50′32″S 151°13′10″E

Neutral Bay ferry wharf is located at the end of Hayes Street, Neutral Bay. It consists of a single wharf.

The wharf was rebuilt between February and August 2012.[5][6][7]

Kurraba Point

Transfer
None
Location
33°50′36″S 151°13′18″E

Kurraba Point ferry wharf is located near Kurraba Road in Kurraba Point. It consists of a single wharf.

Patronage

The following table shows the patronage of Sydney Ferries network for the year ending 30 June 2018.

2017-18 Sydney Ferries patronage by line[n.b. 1] [8]
F1
4947000

Patronage split post-November



Patronage split pre-November
F2
1506000
F3
2900000
F4

(new)
2545000
F5
592000
F6
837000
F7

(new)
136000
F8
469000
F4

(old)
760000
F7

(old)
637000
  1. Figures based on Opal tap on and tap off data.
    = Lines were extensively revised in November 2017:
    • F4 Darling Harbour was combined with part of F7 Eastern Suburbs to form F4 Cross Harbour
    • The remaining part of F7 Eastern Suburbs became F7 Double Bay
    • F8 Cockatoo Island was split off from F3 Parramatta River

References

  1. "F5 Neutral Bay ferry timetable". Transport for NSW.
  2. "State Transit route 269". Transport for NSW.
  3. Former HMAS Platypus site, Neutral Bay (PDF), retrieved 14 November 2015
  4. "State Transit route 225". Transport for NSW.
  5. Neutral Bay wharf closed for demolition and rebuilding Fishing Boat World 6 February 2012
  6. Neutral Bay Wharf closed for major upgrade Afloat Magazine March 2012
  7. Neutral Bay Wharf Re-Opens Group GSA 21 August 2012
  8. "Ferry Patronage - Monthly Comparison". Transport for NSW. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
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