Getting to Byron 2018-03-13T13:25:11+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.

Coolangatta or Gold Coast International Airport at Coolangatta, just over the border in Queensland is served by all domestic carriers and some international ones. Various shuttle buses connect to Byron Bay in about 40 minutes.

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

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.

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