Getting to Byron 2018-05-09T16:24:36+00:00

Getting to Byron

Please remember that New South Wales has daylight saving from the end of October to the end of March each year. During summer put your watch forward one hour if you are coming from Queensland.

Getting to Byron Bay by Air

You have a choice of three airports within two hours drive of Byron Bay:

Ballina/Byron Bay Gateway Airport in Ballina is served by Virgin Blue, Regional Express and Jetstar. Various shuttle buses will get you to Byron Bay in around 35 minutes.

Gold Coast Airport situated on the Queensland/NSW border, is conveniently located 40 minutes from Byron Bay and welcomes over 420 flights per week from destinations across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and beyond. Regular domestic services are provided by Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Tigerair and Qantas, including over 30 flights a day from Sydney and 19 flights a day from Melbourne. International airlines including Scoot, Air New Zealand , AirAsia, Jetstar, Hong Kong Airlines and Virgin Australia provide direct services from Singapore, Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), Japan (Tokyo), Hong Kong and Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington and Queenstown. With so many options available, getting to Byron Bay is easy from Gold Coast Airport. Various shuttle buses connect to Byron Bay direct from the terminal.

Brisbane International and Domestic Airport at Eagle Farm on the eastern side of Brisbane is served by all domestic and most international carriers. A light rail and buses run directly to Brisbane Roma Street transit terminal, which has a choice of buses to Byron Bay. There are also direct shuttles to Byron Bay, which take around two hours.

Getting to Byron Bay by Car

Byron Bay is situated just 6km off the Pacific Highway, 180km south of Brisbane and 35km north of Ballina. If you are driving south, approximately 40 minutes south of the Queensland/New South Wales border you will see the turnoff on the left to Byron Bay. This is Ewingsdale Road, which will take you into the heart of Byron Bay. If you’re coming from the south, take the same turnoff, or you can follow the coast road up from Ballina, coming past Lennox Head, Broken Head and Suffolk Park on your way into Byron Bay.

Getting to Byron Bay by Bus – Byron Bay Transit Centre

The Byron Visitor Centre is also the Byron Bay Transit Centre and can book all your transport needs, such as Greyhound (Australia wide), Premier – Cairns to Byron Bay to Sydney (and vice versa), Surfers Paradise and  Brisbane, Byron Easybus to Ballina Airport, Gold Coast Airport and Brisbane Airport, Brisbane2Byron Express to Brisbane Roma Street and Brisbane Airports, Go Byron Airport Transfers to Gold Coast and Ballina Airports, Byron Bay Surfers Paradise Express to Gold Coast Airport and Surfers Paradise,  Coolangatta Airporter to Gold Coast Airport and Steve’s Tours to Ballina airport.

Click here to book online or call our friendly staff on (02) 6680 9271 for a quote or write an email to info@visitbyronbay.com

Getting to Byron Bay by Train

There are no longer any trains running to Byron Bay. However, Trainlink operates daily rail/coach services to Byron Bay via Casino.

Transport Services

2018-03-13T14:02:50+00:00

Byron Bay Taxis & Limousines

Byron Bay Taxis & Limousines This professional and convenient company can help you with all of your Byron Bay transport needs: Professional, friendly 24 hour service [...]

2018-07-12T14:00:17+00:00

Hertz Rent A Car Byron Bay

Hertz Rent A Car Byron Bay Hertz Rent a Car Byron Bay. We’re here to get you there. Looking for an affordable and flexible way to [...]

2018-06-04T11:44:14+00:00

Steve’s Airport Transfers – Ballina Airport

Steve's Airport Transfers - Ballina Airport Contact Details Phone:0414 660 031 Email: hello@stevestransport.com.au Website: Steve's Airport Transfers Steve’s Airport Transfers specialise in door to door airport transfers [...]

2018-03-13T14:00:27+00:00

Imagine Byron Car Rentals

Imagine Byron Car Rentals This trusted company offers both short & long term car rent including emergency road assistance 24/7 - all at affordable prices! Benefits: [...]

2018-03-09T15:43:14+00:00

Byron Easy Bus – Tweed Byron Transit

Byron Easy Bus - Tweed Byron Transit Byron Easy Bus offers fast, reliable transfers between Byron Bay, Ballina, Gold Coast/Coolangatta and Brisbane Airports. The friendly, professional [...]

2018-05-09T11:11:47+00:00

Nimbin Shuttle

Nimbin Shuttle Contact Details Phone: 0413217153 Email: info@visitbyronbay.com Website: www.visitbyronbay.com Departs: 11.00am @ Main Bus Stop Byron Bay - selected hostel pick ups ... Arrives: 12:30pm @ Nimbin [...]

2018-03-12T13:03:24+00:00

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is located in the heart of the Northern NSW Rivers region and is less than 30 minutes [...]

2018-03-14T16:25:23+00:00

Byron Car Hire

Byron Car Hire The bay's “original” car hire company – Open 365 days a year Australian owned and operated, choose Network Car Hire and Truck [...]

2018-06-28T09:40:17+00:00

Network Rent a Car Byron

Network Rent a Car Byron Australian owned and operated, choose Network Car Hire and Truck Rentals for quality vehicles, competitive prices and outstanding service every time. [...]

2018-05-15T11:27:13+00:00

Byron Bay to Surfers Paradise Express

Byron Bay to Surfers Paradise Express Byron Bay - Surfers Express Bus Service provide Fast, Efficient, Affordable Air Conditioned return transport and transfers between Byron Bay and [...]

2018-03-13T13:44:27+00:00

Todd’s Transfers

Todd's Transfers Coming up to Byron Bay for a holiday and need Airport Transfers? Fancy a custom day trip for you and a few mates? Need a transfer to [...]

2018-03-09T15:43:05+00:00

Blanch’s Bus Company

Blanch's Bus Company Blanch's provided local scheduled bus services to Ballina, Lennox Head, Bangalow, Mullumbimby and also within Byron Bay township. For full scheduled please visit [...]