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Ferries at low tide and replacement buses

Certain ferry services cannot run because of the low tide. They are replaced by buses between Parramatta and Rydalmere. This information is updated each month and replacement buses are also displayed in the Trip Planner.

See below for a list of ferry services replaced by buses between Parramatta and Rydalmere from Wednesday 1 to Friday 31 August.

View the August tidal notice calendar (pdf 44KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Friday 10 August: 12:07
  • Saturday 11 August: 12:07, 13:07
  • Sunday 12 August: 13:07, 14:07, 15:02
  • Monday 13 August: 14:07, 15:07
  • Tuesday 14 August: 15:07

Services departing Parramatta

  • Friday 10 August: 13:38
  • Saturday 11 August: 13:38, 14:38
  • Sunday 12 August: 14:38, 15:38
  • Monday 13 August: 15:38, 16:38
  • Tuesday 14 August: 16:38

See below for a list of ferry services replaced by buses between Parramatta and Rydalmere from Saturday 1 to Sunday 30 September.

View the September tidal notice calendar (pdf 42KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Saturday 8 September: 11:07, 12:07
  • Sunday 9 September: 12:07, 13:07
  • Monday 10 September: 12:07, 13:07, 14:07
  • Tuesday 11 September: 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Wednesday 12 September: 14:07, 15:07

Services departing Parramatta

  • Saturday 8 September: 12:38, 13:38
  • Sunday 9 September: 13:38, 14:38
  • Monday 10 September: 13:38, 14:38, 15:38
  • Tuesday 11 September: 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Wednesday 12 September:15:38, 16:38

See below for a list of ferry services replaced by buses between Parramatta and Rydalmere from Monday 1 to Wednesday 31 October.

View the October tidal notice calendar (pdf 52KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Sunday 7 October: 12:07, 13:07
  • Monday 8 October: 13:07, 14:07
  • Tuesday 9 October: 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Wednesday 10 October: 14:07, 15:07
  • Thursday 11 October: 15:07
  • Friday 26 October: 15:07
  • Saturday 27 October: 16:07, 17:07
  • Sunday 28 October: 17:02, 17:07, 18:02

Services departing Parramatta

  • Sunday 7 October: 12:38, 13:38
  • Monday 8 October: 14:38, 15:38 
  • Tuesday 9 October: 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Wednesday 10 October: 15:38, 16:38
  • Thursday 11 October: 16:38
  • Friday 26 October: 16:38
  • Saturday 27 October: 17:38, 18:38
  • Sunday 28 October: 18:38

See below for a list of ferry services replaced by buses between Parramatta and Rydalmere from Thursday 1 to Friday 30 November.

View the November tidal notice calendar (pdf 45KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Tuesday 6 November: 13:07, 14:07
  • Wednesday 7 November: 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Thursday 8 November: 14:07, 15:07
  • Friday 9 November: 15:07
  • Saturday 10 November: 16:07, 17:07
  • Friday 23 November: 14:07, 15:07
  • Saturday 24 November: 14:07, 15:07, 16:07
  • Sunday 25 November: 15:02, 15:07, 16:02, 16:07, 17:02, 17:07, 18:02
  • Monday 26 November: 15:07

Services departing Parramatta

  • Tuesday 6 November: 14:38, 15:38
  • Wednesday 7 November: 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Thursday 8 November: 15:38, 16:38
  • Friday 9 November: 16:38
  • Saturday 10 November: 17:38, 18:38
  • Friday 23 November: 15:38, 16:38
  • Saturday 24 November: 15:38, 16:38, 17:38
  • Sunday 25 November: 16:38, 17:38, 18:38
  • Monday 26 November: 16:38

See below for a list of ferry services replaced by buses between Parramatta and Rydalmere from Saturday 1 to Monday 31 December.

View the December tidal notice calendar (pdf 52KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Friday 7 December: 14:07, 15:07
  • Saturday 8 December: 15:07, 16:07
  • Sunday 9 December: 16:02, 16:07, 17:02
  • Friday 21 December: 13:07, 14:07
  • Saturday 22 December: 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Sunday 23 December: 14:07, 15:02, 15:07, 16:02, 16:07, 17:02
  • Monday 24 December: 14:07, 15:07
  • Wednesday 26 December: 17:07, 18:07

Services departing Parramatta

  • Friday 7 December: 15:38, 16:38
  • Saturday 8 December: 16:38, 17:38
  • Sunday 9 December: 17:38
  • Friday 21 December: 14:38, 15:38
  • Saturday 22 December: 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Sunday 23 December: 15:38, 16:38, 17:38
  • Monday 24 December: 15:38, 16:38
  • Wednesday 26 December: 18:38