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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 Monday 1 to Wednesday 31 August.

View the August tidal notice calendar (pdf 77KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Tuesday 9: 15:07, 16:25, 18:22
  • Wednesday 10: 10:07, 11:07, 15:07, 16:25, 18:22, 19:22
  • Thursday 11: 11:07, 12:07, 13:07, 16:25, 18:22, 19:22
  • Friday 12: 11:07, 12:07, 13:07, 14:07, 18:22, 19:22
  • Saturday 13: 12:07, 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Sunday 14: 13:07, 14:07, 15:02, 15:07, 16:02, 16:07
  • Monday 15: 14:07, 15:07, 16:25
  • Tuesday 16: 06:52, 16:25
  • Wednesday 17: 06:52
  • Saturday 27: 12:07, 13:07
  • Sunday 28: 12:07, 13:07, 14:07
  • Monday 29: 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Tuesday 30: 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Wednesday 31: 06:24, 15:38, 16:38

Services departing Parramatta

Parramatta Wharf services leave from Corner of Philip & Charles St, Parramatta.

  • Monday 1: 06:24
  • Tuesday 2: 06:24
  • Wednesday 3: 06:24
  • Thursday 4: 06:24
  • Tuesday 9: 16:38
  • Wednesday 10: 11:38, 12:38, 16:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Thursday 11: 12:38, 13:38, 14:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Friday 12: 12:38, 13:38, 14:38, 15:38, 18:55
  • Saturday 13: 13:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Sunday 14: 14:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:38
  • Monday 15: 06:24, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55
  • Tuesday 16: 06:24, 16:25
  • Wednesday 17: 06:24, 07:24
  • Saturday 27: 13:38, 14:38
  • Sunday 28: 13:38, 14:38, 15:38
  • Monday 29: 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Tuesday 30: 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Wednesday 31: 06:24, 15:38, 16:38

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

View the September tidal notice calendar (pdf 77KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Friday 2: 06:55
  • Wednesday 7: 16:25, 18:22
  • Thursday 8: 10:07, 11:07, 12:07, 16:25, 18:22, 19:22
  • Friday 9: 11:07, 12:07, 13:07, 18:22, 19:22
  • Saturday 10: 11:07, 12:07, 13:07, 14:07, 18:07
  • Sunday 11: 12:07, 13:07, 14:07, 15:02, 16:02
  • Monday 12: 13:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:25
  • Tuesday 13: 14:07, 15:07, 16:25, 18:22
  • Wednesday 14: 15:07, 16:25, 18:22
  • Saturday 24: 11:07, 12:07, 13:07
  • Sunday 25: 11:07, 12:07, 13:07, 14:07
  • Monday 26: 12:07, 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Tuesday 27: 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Wednesday 28: 13:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:25
  • Thursday 29: 14:07, 15:07, 16:25, 18:22
  • Friday 30: 15:07, 16:25, 18:22, 19:22

Services departing Parramatta

Parramatta Wharf services leave from Corner of Philip & Charles St, Parramatta.

  • Thursday 1: 06:24
  • Friday 2: 06:24, 07:24
  • Wednesday 7: 17:55, 18:55
  • Thursday 8: 11:38, 12:38, 13:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Friday 9: 12:38, 13:38, 14:38, 18:55
  • Saturday 10: 12:38, 13:38, 14:38, 15:38, 19:38
  • Sunday 11: 13:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Monday 12: 14:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55
  • Tuesday 13: 06:24, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Wednesday 14: 06:24, 16:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Thursday 15: 06:24
  • Saturday 24: 12:38, 13:38, 14:38
  • Sunday 25: 12:28, 12:38, 14:38, 15:38
  • Monday 26: 13:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Tuesday 27: 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Wednesday 28: 14:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55
  • Thursday 29: 15:38, 16:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Friday 30: 06:24, 16:38, 17:55, 18:55

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

View the October tidal notice calendar (pdf 77KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Saturday 1: 17:07, 18:07
  • Friday 7: 11:07, 12:07, 13:07, 19:22
  • Saturday 8: 11:07, 12:07, 13:07, 14:07
  • Sunday 9: 12:07, 13:07, 14:07, 15:02, 15:07, 16:02
  • Monday 10: 13:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:25
  • Tuesday 11: 14:07, 15:07, 16:25, 18:22
  • Wednesday 12: 14:07, 15:07, 16:25, 18:22
  • Thursday 13: 15:07, 16:25, 18:22, 19:22
  • Friday 14: 16:25, 18:22, 19:22
  • Sunday 23: 12:07, 13:07
  • Monday 24: 12:07, 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Tuesday 25: 13:07, 14:07,15:07
  • Wednesday 26: 08:18, 09:07, 13:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:25
  • Thursday 27: 08:18, 09:07, 10:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:25, 18:22
  • Friday 28: 09:07, 10:07, 11:07, 15:07, 16:25, 18:22, 19:22
  • Saturday 29: 10:07, 11:07, 12:07, 16:07, 17:07, 18:07
  • Sunday 30: 11:07, 12:07, 17:02, 17:07, 18:02, 18:07
  • Monday 31: 19:22

Services departing Parramatta

Parramatta Wharf services leave from Corner of Philip & Charles St, Parramatta.

  • Saturday 1: 18:38, 19:38
  • Friday 7: 12:38, 13:38, 14:38
  • Saturday 8: 12:38, 13:38, 14:38, 15:38
  • Sunday 9: 13:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Monday 10: 14:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55
  • Tuesday 11: 06:24, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Wednesday 12: 06:24, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Thursday 13: 06:24, 16:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Friday 14: 17:55, 18:55
  • Sunday 23: 13:38, 14:38
  • Monday 24: 13:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Tuesday 25: 14:38, 15:38,16:38
  • Wednesday 26: 09:38, 10:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55
  • Thursday 27: 09:38, 10:38, 11:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Friday 28: 10:38, 11:38, 12:38, 16:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Saturday 29: 11:38, 12:38, 13:38, 17:38, 18:38, 19:38
  • Sunday 30: 12:28, 12:38, 13:38, 18:38

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

View the November tidal notice calendar (pdf 77KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Saturday 5: 11:07, 12:07
  • Sunday 6: 12:07, 13:07, 14:07
  • Monday 7: 12:07, 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Tuesday 8: 13:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:25
  • Wednesday 9: 08:18, 09:07, 13:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:25
  • Thursday 10: 09:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:25, 18:22
  • Friday 11: 15:07, 16:25, 18:22, 19:22
  • Saturday 12: 16:07, 17:07, 18:07
  • Sunday 13: 17:07, 18:02, 18:07
  • Monday 21: 12:07, 13:07
  • Tuesday 22: 12:07, 13:07, 14:07
  • Wednesday 23: 07:52, 12:07, 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Thursday 24: 07:52, 08:18, 09:07, 13:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:25
  • Friday 25: 08:18, 09:07, 10:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:25, 18:22
  • Saturday 26: 08:07, 09:07, 10:07, 11:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:07, 17:07, 18:07
  • Sunday 27: 09:07, 10:07, 11:07, 12:07, 16:02, 16:07, 17:02, 17:07, 18:02, 18:07
  • Monday 28: 10:07, 11:07, 12:07, 13:07, 16:25, 18:22, 19:22
  • Tuesday 29: 11:07, 12:07, 13:07, 18:22, 19:22

Services departing Parramatta

Parramatta Wharf services leave from Corner of Philip & Charles St, Parramatta.

  • Saturday 5: 12:38, 13:38
  • Sunday 6: 13:38, 14:38, 15:38 
  • Monday 7: 13:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Tuesday 8: 14:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55
  • Wednesday 9: 09:38, 10:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55
  • Thursday 10: 10:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Friday 11: 16:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Saturday 12: 17:38, 18:38, 19:38
  • Sunday 13: 18:38
  • Monday 21: 13:38, 14:38
  • Tuesday 22: 13:38, 14:38, 15:38
  • Wednesday 23: 08:24, 13:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Thursday 24: 08:24, 09:38, 10:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55
  • Friday 25: 08:24, 09:38, 10:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Saturday 26: 09:38, 10:38, 11:38, 12:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:38, 18:38, 19:38
  • Sunday 27: 10:28, 10:38, 11:28, 11:38, 12:28, 12:38, 13:38, 17:38, 18:38
  • Monday 28: 11:38, 12:38, 13:38, 14:38, 18:55
  • Tuesday 29: 12:38, 13:38, 14:38, 18:55

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

View the December tidal notice calendar (pdf 78KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Monday 5: 12:07, 13:07
  • Tuesday 6: 12:07, 13:07, 14:07
  • Wednesday 7: 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Thursday 8: 08:18, 13:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:25
  • Friday 9: 08:18, 09:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:25, 18:22
  • Saturday 10: 15:07, 16:07, 17:07
  • Sunday 11: 15:07, 16:02, 16:07, 17:02, 17:07, 18:02, 18:07
  • Monday 12: 16:25, 18:22, 19:22
  • Tuesday 13: 18:22, 19:22
  • Wednesday 14: 19:22
  • Wednesday 21: 11:07, 12:07, 13:07, 14:07
  • Thursday 22: 06:52, 07:52, 08:18, 12:07, 13:07, 14:07, 15:07
  • Friday 23: 06:52, 07:52, 08:18, 09:07, 13:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:25
  • Saturday 24: 07:07, 08:07, 09:07, 10:07, 13:07, 14:07, 15:07, 16:07, 17:07
  • Sunday 25: XMAS DAY - NO F3 SERVICE
  • Monday 26: 09:07, 10:07, 11:07, 12:07, 15:07, 16:07, 17:07, 18:07
  • Tuesday 27: 10:07, 11:07, 12:07, 13:07, 16:07, 17:07, 18:07
  • Wednesday 28: 11:07, 12:07, 13:07, 18:22, 19:22
  • Thursday 29: 19:22

Services departing Parramatta

Parramatta Wharf services leave from Corner of Philip & Charles St, Parramatta.

  • Monday 5: 13:38, 14:38
  • Tuesday 6: 13:38, 14:38, 15:38
  • Wednesday 7: 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Thursday 8: 09:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55
  • Friday 9: 09:38, 10:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55, 18:55
  • Saturday 10: 16:38, 17:38, 18:38
  • Sunday 11: 16:38, 17:38, 18:38
  • Monday 12: 17:55, 18:55
  • Tuesday 13: 18:55
  • Wednesday 21: 12:38, 13:38, 14:38, 15:38
  • Thursday 22: 07:24, 08:24, 09:38, 13:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38
  • Friday 23: 07:24, 08:24, 09:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:55
  • Saturday 24: 08:38, 09:38, 10:38, 11:38, 14:38, 15:38, 16:38, 17:38, 18:38
  • Sunday 25: XMAS DAY - NO F3 SERVICE
  • Monday 26: 10:38, 11:38, 12:38, 13:38, 16:38, 17:38, 18:38
  • Tuesday 27: 11:38, 12:38, 13:38, 14:38, 17:38, 18:38
  • Wednesday 28: 12:38, 13:38, 14:38, 18:55