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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 Thursday 1 to Wednesday 28 March.

View the April tidal notice calendar (pdf 45KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Thursday 1: 06:52
  • Saturday 24: 11:07
  • Sunday 25: 11:07, 12:07
  • Monday 26: 12:07, 13:07
  • Tuesday 27: 13:07
  • Wednesday 28: 14:07

Services departing Parramatta

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

  • Thursday 1: 06:24, 07:24
  • Friday 2: 07:38
  • Saturday 24: 12:38
  • Sunday 25: 12:38, 13:38
  • Monday 26: 13:38, 14:38
  • Tuesday 27: 14:38
  • Wednesday 28: 15:38

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

View the May tidal notice calendar (pdf 45KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Sunday 23: 10:07, 11:07  
  • Monday 24: 10:07, 11:07, 12:07
  • Tuesday 25: 11:07, 12:07, 13:07
  • Wednesday 26: 12:07, 13:07
  • Monday 31: 06:52

Services departing Parramatta

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

  • Saturday 1: 07:38
  • Sunday 2: 07:38
  • Sunday 23:  11:28, 11:38, 12:28, 12:38
  • Monday 24:  11:38, 12:38, 13:38
  • Tuesday 25:  12:38, 13:38, 14:38
  • Wednesday 26:  13:38, 14:38
  • Friday 28:  06:24
  • Sunday 30: 07:38
  • Monday 31: 06:24, 07:24

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

View the June tidal notice calendar (pdf 47KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Tuesday 22: 10:07, 11:07
  • Wednesday 23: 11:07, 12:07
  • Monday 28: 06:52

Services departing Parramatta

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

  • Tuesday 22: 11:38, 12:38
  • Wednesday 23: 12:38, 13:38
  • Monday 28: 06:24, 07:24

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

View the July tidal notice calendar (pdf 46KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • No disruptions

Services departing Parramatta

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

  • Wednesday 14: 06:24
  • Monday 26: 06:24
  • Tuesday 27: 06:24
  • Wednesday 28: 06:24

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

View the August tidal notice calendar (pdf 48KB)

Services departing Circular Quay

  • Friday 13: 06:52
  • Sunday 22: 12:07, 13:07
  • Monday 23: 13:07, 14:07
  • Tuesday 24: 14:07, 15:07

Services departing Parramatta

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

  • Friday 13: 06:24, 07:24
  • Sunday 22: 13:38, 14:38
  • Monday 23: 14:38, 15:38
  • Tuesday 24: 15:38, 16:38
  • Wednesday 25: 06:24
  • Thursday 26: 06:24